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March 27, 2015

The Port of Montreal hails Quebec government’s investments in port and marine industry

MONTREAL, Que.-- The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is hailing the Quebec government's commitment to solidly support the marine industry by announcing an investment of more than $1.5 billion in the Quebec maritime strategy and for its intention to promote the implementation of logistics hubs. For the MPA, concrete investments were announced: $75 million to improve direct road access to the port and $20 million towards the restoration of Alexandra Pier and the Iberville Passenger Terminal for cruise passengers, said a port release. "For a port, the flow of transportation is a measure of efficiency and competitiveness. That makes optimizing road access mission-critical," said Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority. "In this budget, the government is providing investments that will make





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