INVITATION TO THE NEWS MEDIA - Arrival of the first ocean-going vessel in 2011 at the Port of Montreal

MONTREAL, Jan. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Ms. Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), invites the media to accompany the delegation she will lead to extend a warm welcome and best wishes to Captain Vikram Manchanda and the crew of the M. V. Power, the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover this year.

Flying the Bermuda flag, the M. V. Power is a containership operated by the Hapag-Lloyd line, represented in Montreal by the Robert Reford agency. The M. V. Power left the Port of Lisbon in Portugal on December 23, and crossed the Port of Montreal's downstream limits at Sorel this morning at 01:01 a.m.

January 1, 2011 WHAT
  • Greeting of the first vessel of the year to reach the Port of Montreal
  • Sylvie Vachon, President and CEO of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) 
  • Captain Vikram Manchanda
  • Terminal CAST (entrance rue de Boucherville), section 78
  • January 1 at 09:45 a.m.


For further information:

Jean-Paul Lejeune
Director of Communications
Tel.: 514-891 0224
Fax: 514-283-0829

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