Québec invests $9M in intelligent marine corridor

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Québec’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, has announced $8.7 million for the development of four intelligent marine transportation system projects. This financial assistance stems from the implementation of the Intelligent Economic Corridor of Avantage Saint-Laurent, Quebec’s maritime vision. $4.8M will go to Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) for its Mercure project. MGT will use artificial intelligence to increase the storage capacity of two terminals it operates at the Port of Montréal.$2.7M is allocated to The CSL Group for the development and implementation of a collaborative learning model to optimize vessel voyages, estimated arrival times and fuel consumption. A $750,000 grant goes to Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (SODES) for study on a data-sharing platform for maritime transport organizations and the another $478,220 for the Laurentian Pilotage Authority to support the development and implementation of Phase 3 of its optimized pilotage services project.

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