Montreal Port Authority - Invitation to the news media

  • Arrival of the first ocean-going vessel in 2013 at the Port of Montreal
  • 174th Gold-Headed Cane

MONTREAL, Dec. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) will officially welcome the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2013.

To mark this occasion, media representatives are invited to the following two ceremonies:

  • January 1st: photo opportunity. A delegation led by the President and Chief Executive Officer of the MPA, Ms. Sylvie Vachon, will board the ship to extend a warm welcome and best wishes to the captain and crew. Specific details of where and when the delegation will board the ship will be communicated by CNW on January 1st.
  • January 3rd at 11:00 a.m. Ms. Vachon will award the Gold-Headed Cane to the captain during an official ceremony that will be held at the Montreal Port Authority Building. The MPA President and CEO will be available for interviews after the ceremony.

January 1, 2013 WHAT
  • Greeting of the first vessel of the year to reach the Port of Montreal
WHO
  • Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA)
WHERE and WHEN
  • Where the ship is docked and the time of the ceremony will be communicated by CNW on January 1st
January 3, 2013 WHAT
  • Awarding of the Gold-Headed Cane to the captain
  • Press briefing
WHO
  • Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA)
  • The captain
WHERE Montreal Port Authority Building
2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1
Dominic J. Taddeo Room
WHEN 11:00 a.m.

 

 

SOURCE: Montreal Port Authority

For further information:

Michèle Beaubien
Director of Communications
beaubienm@port-montreal.com
Tel.: 514-294-0001
Fax: 514-283-0829
www.port-montreal.com