December 8 - Logistec Stevedoring has entered into an agreement with the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) in Québec, Canada, for the leasing and operation of its general cargo terminal.
The terminal includes three 17,943 sq m warehouses and 36,000 sq m of outdoor storage space.
Earlier this month, the TRPA completed the Dock 10 extension project, which included the redesign of outdoor storage areas 10 and 11, and the construction of warehouse 9.
This project was part of the implementation of the port's modernisation plan, which required investments of CAD131.6 million (USD102.2 million). According to TRPA, the plan will be completed by the end of 2017, three years ahead of schedule.
"Today, we are making it very clear to all those involved in the general cargo transportation industry that, following unprecedented modernisation on the St. Lawrence River, the Port of Trois-Rivières has become the destination of choice for the transportation of non-containerised goods," claimed Gaétan Boivin, president and ceo of the TRPA.
For its part, Logistec provides a fleet of handling equipment for a range of cargoes including metals, minerals, forest products, automobiles, grain, project cargo, wind energy components, offshore resupply and heavy lift.