By Redacción PortalPortuario.cl
For the first time in its history, Port of Montreal It hosted a container ship coming directly from China, without transshipment in the Mediterranean.
Hired by Fracht FWO, and buque happy rover It docked at the Racine terminal, operated by STMG, to unload its containers.
Guillaume Broussard, Vice President of Growth and Development for the Port of Montreal Authority, He stated that “the first direct maritime link, without transshipment, between Asia and the Port of Montreal demonstrates the fluidity of exchanges and the availability of our facilities in Montreal. The Port of Montreal is pleased to be able to count on the efficiency and strength of its key supply chain partners.”
“As a strategic asset, our primary role is to provide optimal service for the benefit of North American businesses and citizens. The responsiveness and creativity of our partner STMG contributes significantly to our ability to fulfill our primary role at the heart of society,” the executive added.
The port of Montreal is connected to more than 140 countries of the world, and maintains growing trade relations with Asia, which today accounts for more than 30% of the volume of cargo handled and regularly transits through the Mediterranean.