Officer of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), welcomed Saturday morning Captain
Vikram Manchanda, Master of the M. V. Power, and his crew.
represented in Montreal by the Robert Reford agency. The M. V. Power left the Port of Lisbon in Portugal on December 23 and docked this morning in Montreal at Cast
Terminal operated by Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership.
the Gold-Headed Cane, a highly prized trophy awarded each year to the captain of the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover.
diversified transshipment centre that handles all types of goods â€“ non-containerized
cargo, liquid bulk and dry bulk. It is a leading container port served by the largest
container shipping lines in the world.
The Port of Montreal owns its own rail network, operated directly on the piers. It is
connected to the two nationwide railways and the highway system. The Port also
operates its own grain terminal and a marine passenger terminal that welcomed more
than 48,000 passengers and crew members in 2010. All the other terminals are operated by private stevedoring firms. Port activity supports 18,200 jobs and generates $1.5 billion in economic spin-offs per year.