August 7, 2020 – Please be advised that the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) has received 72 hours’ advance notice from the Longshoremen Union for an indefinite general strike beginning on Monday, August 10 at 7:00 a.m. This indefinite work stoppage would result in the suspension of berthage services normally provided by longshoremen/longshorewomen and the handling of goods in the Port of Montreal terminals as of August 10 at 7:00 a.m. Not affected by this situation are: liquid bulk handling, the Oceanex service (Bickerdike Terminal) and the grain terminal (Viterra). The Montreal Port Authority invites clients to contact or consult the websites of operators such as Termont (Viau and Maisonneuve) and MGTP (Cast and Racine) to learn the latest on the situation.