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FAQ

Contrecoeur Terminal

Why is a container terminal in Contrecoeur necessary?
Are there any other options?
What benefits are associated with completing this project?
Will a construction project like this hurt our environment?
Will some marine or aquatic species be endangered by building a container terminal?
According to Fisheries and Oceans Canada, the issue has been raised that dredging the river would remove a sizeable surface area. Is this the case?
How do you respond to the fact that your expansion project may wipe out the critical habitat of the Western Chorus Frog (which, it should be noted, is an endangered species)?
With such an expansion, will there be more trfafic and as a result, more congestion?
Since the Lac Mégantic tragedy, the transportation of dangerous goods has been a concern for the population, will such materials be handled in Contrecoeur and moved through the region?
How long will such a large construction project last?
How much will this project cost and who will finance it?
Will this terminal make it possible to handle anything other than containers?
Some journalists state that you want to move ahead too fast with your project, that you haven’t taken the time to do things right. How do you respond to that?
What are the benefits of this project for the community?

Handling of the goods

How can I ship goods or belongings through the Port of Montreal?
Which ships are in the port right now?
How do I get a certain terminal at the port of Montreal?
Where is my container?

Port of Montreal and MPA

What is the Montreal Port Authority?
How is the Port of Montreal important?
What is the Port of Montreal's economic impact?
Is the port open in winter?
Are there any locks between Montreal and the Atlantic Ocean?
Is the Port of Montreal a St. Lawrence Seaway port?
Where can i find arrival and departure dates for ships at the Port of Montreal?
What is the difference between the Port of Montreal and the Old Port of Montreal?
Can I fish in the Port of Montreal?
Does the Port of Montreal offer activities for tourists?
How do I apply for a job with the Montreal Port Authority?
Where is the head office of the Montreal Port Authority?

Navigation

What is chart datum?
What is the water level of the St. Lawrence River's navigation channel right now?
What will the water level be next week?
Are there tides in Montreal?
Where can I register my vessel?
Where can I dock my sailboat/motorboat at or near the Old port?
Where can I find out more about the Lachine Canal?
Is it possible to travel on a cargo ship?
Is it possible to work on a cargo ship?

Cruise

Is it possible to work on a cruise ship?
How do I book an international cruise on the St. Lawrence River?
Can I rent a cruise ship for a party?
How do I get to the cruise terminal?
Where can I find old passenger lists for ships that came through the Port of Montreal?