© Mathieu Dupuis, Cruise Saint-Lawrence, Old Montréal

Port Details

Physical characteristics of the port


Quay MacKay

Section M

  • Length: 628.3 m
  • Depth: 7.6 m
  • Apron: 9.1 m

Quai Alexandra

West side

  • Length: 360 m
  • Depth: 10.2 m
  • Apron: 9.1 m

East Side

  • Length: 372 m
  • Depth: 9.7 m
  • Apron: 9.1 m

East of Jacques-Cartier Bridge

Section 34 and 35

  • Length: 312 m
  • Depth: 9.1 m
  • Apron: 8.2 m

Air draft:
MacKay and Alexandra quays (section M, 3 to 6) Downstream: 49 m
East of Jacques-Cartier Bridge : 50 m

Tidal movement: nil
Pilots: Obligatory
Marine references: Chart # 1310 Canadian Hydrographic Service
Latitude 450 30′ N Longitude 730 33′ W
Tugboat: Discretionary

Port services

For cruise ships

  • Experienced, full-service, dedicated cruise terminal
  • Non-tidal port
  • Environmentally friendly facilities
  • Dedicated on-site Port Authority staff
  • On-site Customs clearance
  • Bunkering, garbage removal, oily water pumping available dockside by truck or barge
  • Tugboat services available
  • Shore power (Alexandra Pier)
  • Direct connection to the municipal sewage system

For passengers

  • The Port is located minutes from downtown, with easy access to buses, taxis and limousines
  • Minutes away from major hotels, from the highway to Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and from Montreal Central Train Station
  • Tourist information desk
  • Wheelchair accessible restrooms and public telephones inside the Terminal
  • Facilities certified under the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code
  • Major health facilities located minutes from the Port

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