Thanks to its strategic inland location, the Port of Montreal is the shortest – and fastest – route between the North American heartland and the leading ports of Europe and the Mediterranean.
With its own on-dock rail system of close to 100 kilometres of track, the Port of Montreal offers the lowest dwell times – the kind of efficiency that saves you time and money
Our intermodal platform is so efficient that it’s known in the industry as the “Montreal Model.” Container trains are assembled directly alongside the vessels. Equipped with our multiple-generator eco-friendly locomotives, we deliver the rail cars to and from the rail interchange zone located on the Port territory. With close to 100 km (60 mi.) of direct-access, on-dock tracks, we offer:
Over the years, our shipping partners (CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk, MSC, OOCL) have developed direct services with transshipment ports in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean, extending your global reach and making the Port of Montreal the shortest connection to over 140 countries.