Tagged: Québec City

Quebec Celebrating Cruise Month

QM2 at Quebec CityQuébec City has announced a second annual Cruise Month celebration with a series of special events at the port through Oct. 14, 2018. Québec said it will celebrate the continued growth of the region’s cruise industry. The Port of Québec had a record-breaking year in 2017 with a substantial increase in passengers, and numbers are expected to exceed those highs in 2018. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Second Cruise Terminal Underway at Port of Québec

Québec City has commenced a project for the construction of a second cruise terminal at the Port at Berth 30. The terminal, to be completed by 2020, will allow the Port to accommodate ships with more than 4,000 passengers. (maritime-executive.com)

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Bermello Ajamil & Partners (B&A) announces new Partner, VP & Director of Architecture, and participate in the “Next Generation of Port Cities World Conference”

Bermello Ajamil & Partners (B&A) has named Agustin Barrera, AIA, as Partner, Vice President, and Director of Architecture – Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. In this new role, Barrera will report to Willy A. Bermello, Principal and Chairman of the Board. (more…)

Québec Reports Record 2017, Aims for Year-Round Traffic

QM2 at Quebec CityQuébec City has reported that the cruise passenger count has reached an all time high of 201,000 for 2017, an increase of over 30% from 2016. The port welcomed a total of 132 ships that made 118 port calls and 14 turnarounds. Five maiden calls were made from Ponant, Norwegian Cruise Line, Silversea, and Viking. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Quebec Launches Operations at New Cruise Quay

The Port of Québec officially launched operations at Quai Paquet on October 1 with the arrival of the Saga Saphire, the first ship to call at the wharf. With a record number of cruise ships calling at Québec City this season, the additional berthing options at the Quai Paquet will offer accommodation and a new option for vessels. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Québec City Announces its First Cruise Month

QM2 at Quebec CityQuébec City has announced its first ever Cruise Month, which will kick off September 16, 2017 and run through October 16. Québec’s Cruise Month will celebrate a booming cruise industry in the region, according to a statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Port of Quebec Cruise Terminal Welcomes New Park, Talks Expansion

They unpaved a parking lot and put up paradise. On June 11 in Quebec City, members of Parliament and local government, residents and passengers from Holland America’s Maasdam joined in inaugurating Place des Canotiers, a new public park (formerly a parking lot) in front of the Ross Gaudrault Cruise Terminal. (cruisecritic.com)

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Cruise Lines in difficulties trying to appoint Counsel in Québec Small Claims Proceedings

In two strikingly similar recent cases before the small claims division of the Court of Québec, the court has held twice that the defendant cruise lines may not be represented by lawyers, as questions with respect to the application of Canadian maritime law and the interpretation of the Marine Liability Act are not considered to be complex questions of law under section 542 of the Québec Code of Civil Procedure. (blg.com)

Quebec Adds Berthing Options With Agreement to Operate Quai Paquet

QM2 at Quebec CityCiting a record season, Quebec City has announced an agreement to provide additional cruise berthing options at the Quai Paquet. The agreement with the Ville de Lévis for use of the Quai Paquet offers the opportunity to accommodate more vessels, giving cruise lines a variety of berthing options. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Quebec Expects Record Cruise Season

QM2 at Quebec CityThe Port of Quebec is expecting to set an all-time record this year with some 200,000 cruise passengers, according to Caroline Tetu of Tourisme Quebec. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Quebec: ‘We Need to Invest’

Quebec City handled six ships, in addition to the not-in-service Veendam, and more than 20,000 passengers in stride on October 3, highlighting what good communication between a port authority and a city can do. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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