Friday, 03 May 2019 14:40

Port of Montreal celebrates 5th year of consecutive growth

Port of Montreal

 

The container sector was among the fastest growing sectors at the Port of Montreal in 2018, up 9% over 2017 with close to 1.7 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) transiting through all five terminals. Market diversification and the positive impact of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement are among the key elements in this success. Liquid bulk rose 11.7% to 16.4 million tonnes while the dry bulk sector posted a 16.1% drop compared to 2017 with 8 million tonnes of cargo handled. However, total volumes increased by 2.3% over the previous year with a total volume of 39 million tonnes handled.

 

 

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