Further to the July 24, 2020 Maritime Employer’s Association strike announcement, the Port of Montreal Checkers union’s executive committee received an additional strike notice starting on Friday, July 31 at 5:59 am ending on Saturday, August 1 at 6:59 am.
Montreal Gateway Terminals (MGT) intends to start trucking operations on Friday, July 31 as of 07:00 am, and have advised that they will prioritize rail and truck activities on Friday, while vessel operations will commence on Saturday. They have requested that to the greatest extent possible, that trucking community focus on picking up imports.
MGT plan to open its truck service on Saturday, August 1 and Sunday, August 2 from 07:00 am to 15:00 pm. Please check the MGT website for specific trucking operation hours and vessel receiving details. www.mtrtml.com
Please make necessary adjustments for delivery or pickup of cargoes. For more information, please contact The Port of Montreal.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused you, and your customers.