Port of Montreal channels $335 Million towards decarbonization initiatives

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The Port of Montreal is implementing a $335 million investment plan to enhance its infrastructure while prioritizing environmental sustainability. The five-year plan includes expanding container handling capacity while reducing the carbon footprint of activities and the supply chain. The port aims to build sustainable infrastructure, electrify its service vehicle fleet, and introduce large-scale electric power systems. They have already taken steps to minimize visual and noise impacts and are committed to decarbonization efforts.

The Strategic Plan outlines objectives for carbon neutrality by 2035, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. The port plans to collaborate with partner companies, use sustainable fuels, protect biodiversity, and invest in resilient infrastructure. They also intend to expand their operations in Contrecoeur. Overall, the port aims to support supply-chain decarbonization and meet the growing demand for efficient and eco-friendly trade solutions.

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