Montreal Port Authority - Media invitation

  • Arrival of the first ocean-going vessel at the Port of Montreal in 2016
  • 177th Gold-Headed Cane presentation ceremony

MONTREAL, Dec. 30, 2015 /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 2016.

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

  • January 1st, 2016, photo opportunity*. A delegation led by MPA President and Chief Executive Officer 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 4th, 2016, 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. This ceremony will mark the 177th anniversary of this great maritime world tradition.

The MPA President and CEO will be available for interviews after the ceremony.

 


January 1st, 2016*

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)
  • The captain

WHERE and WHEN

  • Where the ship is docked and the time of the ceremony will be communicated by CNW on January 1st

January 4th, 2016

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
  • Other maritime, business, political and cultural scene personalities

WHERE

Montreal Port Authority Building

2100 Pierre-Dupuy Avenue, Wing 1

Dominic J. Taddeo Room

WHEN

11:00 a.m.

 

* The ship's arrival date can vary; please verify on CNW.

 

SOURCE PORT OF MONTREAL

For further information: Ms. Mélanie Nadeau, Director of Communications, Montreal Port Authority, Phone: 514 283-1385, nadeaums@port-montreal.com

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