Port Of Montreal Congestion Surcharge

Dear Valued Customer,  Following last month’s strike, the yard density at the Port of Montreal has reached critical levels and we are seeking your assistance to collect your containers within, or before, the end of your five-day free storage period. This will help reinstate the fluidity at the Port and minimise the impact on your supply chain. …

Canada – Port of Montreal Industrial Action – Rail Delays

Source: CN & Hapag-Lloyd The recent work stoppage at the Port of Montreal has resulted in significant traffic diversions through other port locations. The dramatic surge in ocean freight container volumes at terminals in Halifax, NS and Saint John, NB have resulted in longer than anticipated import dwell times, which can now be expected to…

Notice of Indefinite Strike Action at the Port of Montreal, Effective Today

The Montreal Port Authority issued a notice on Friday afternoon to advise that the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) had received 72 hours’ advance notice from the CUPE union representing Montreal longshore workers for an indefinite general strike beginning this morning at 7:00 am.  This indefinite work stoppage will result in the suspension of berthage services…

Mise à jour sur la grève au port de Montréal

Veuillez noter qu’à compter du vendredi 7 août, le port de Montréal opérera du lundi au vendredi de 7 h à 15 h. Cet horaire peut être sujet à des changements de dernière minute. En raison des interruptions de travail toujours en cours, certains transporteurs élaborent des plans d’urgence pour les navires. Le bateau de…

Port of Montreal Strike Update

Please be advised that beginning Friday, August 7, Montreal’s port will operate from Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.. This may be subject to last-minute changes.  Due to the continuing labour disruptions, some carriers are developing contingency planning for vessels. Mediterranean Canada (MCA) Service vessel Detroit Express has been diverted:  M.V. Detroit…