MPA/TMI – Montreal Port Expansion – Quebec - Project Profile
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Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Termont Montréal Inc. (Termont) are undertaking the expansion of the port in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The project involves the expansion of the port and will be executed in two phases.
The first phase includes the construction of a container terminal to increase the port’s capacity from 150,000 to 600,000 containers a year, with an investment value of US$66 million.
The second phase involves the construction of port access for trucks and vessels. This includes deepening berths to accommodate larger vessels, and building new roads.
The project includes the construction of storage units, warehouses, loading and unloading facilities, an administrative facility and related infrastructure, and the installation of machinery.
The project received a US$43.7 million subsidy from the federal government through the National Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund.
MPA and the federal government will invest US$83 million into the project.
In January 2015, the Government of Canada provided a US$36.5 million grant for the project.
On March 19, 2015, MPA and Termont signed a long-term lease, under which the Termont will invest US$42 million in the first phase of the project. Termont will be operating the project after completion.
MPA and Termont conducted studies assessing the project’s environmental impacts.
In June 2016, 65% of the work is completed. The demolition of certain hangars has been completed. Dynamic compaction work is underway to improve the load-bearing capacity of the soil.
In November 2016, construction work on the first phase is completed.
Planning activities on the second phase are underway.
The project involves the expansion of the port in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The US$110 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a container terminal
2. Construction of storage units
3. Construction of loading and unloading facilities