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Shipping Federation of Canada - 2019 Annual Conference 

Outlook for Ocean Shipping

22 May 2019

About the Conference

A Meeting of Industry Leaders
22 May 2019
10:00 am

Hosted by the Shipping Federation of Canada, our annual conference brings together members of the maritime community for a day of flagship discussions, dialogue and networking.  Be the first to hear about emerging trends and market predictions and leave with a solid understanding of where the industry is heading.


About the Federation

Who is the Shipping Federation of Canada?

We are the national voice of the owners, operators and agents of ocean ships carrying Canada's imports and exports to and from world markets. Our members represent over 200 shipping companies which call ports throughout Canada - from the Atlantic to the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes to the West Coast and Arctic - and are all involved in every sector of shipping activity. The Federation's overall objective is to work towards a safe, efficient, competitive and environmentally sustainable marine transportation system. 

Dry Bulk
Liquid Bulk

Our conference attendees work with all cargo types, ranging from: 



Proud to bring expert speakers from across the world

Peter Sand

Chief Shipping Analyst, BIMCO

Market Intelligence - Spotlight on the Bulk, Tanker and Container Sectors

Jean-Jacques Ruest

President & CEO, CN Rail

Optimizing Canada's Transportation Network

Laura Dawson

Director, Canada Institute

Canada's Trade Agenda - Where to From Here?

              Althia Raj                    Ottawa Bureau Chief, Huffpost Canada

Politically Speaking - Election Year Insights

Thank You


to our


Venue and Travel


Mount Royal Center

Centre Mont Royal 

2200 Mansfield St. 

Montreal, QC

H3A 2R8

(514) 844-2000

Nearby Hotels 

Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

1050 Sherbrooke St. West

Montreal, QC

H3A 2R6

(514) 284-1110

Sofitel Montreal

1155 Sherbrooke St. West

Montreal, QC

H3A 2N3

(514) 285-9000

Best Western Ville Marie Montreal 

3407 Peel Street

Montreal, QC

H3A 1W7

(514) 288-4141

Le Saint Martin Hôtel Particulier Centre-Ville

980 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Ouest

Montreal, QC

H3A 1M5

(514) 843-3000

Ambrose Hotel & Cafe

3422 Stanley Street

Montreal, QC

H3A 1R8

(514) 288-6922

Residence Inn by Marriott Montreal 

2045 Peel Street

Montreal, QC

H3A 1T6

(514) 982-6064

The Ritz Carlton Montreal

1228 Sherbrooke St. West Montreal, QC

H3G 1H6

(514) 842-4212

Loews Hotel Vogue 

1425 Rue de la Montagne Montreal, QC

H3G 1Z3

(514) 285-5555

Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth 

1425 Rue de la Montagne Montreal, QC

H3G 1Z3

(514) 285-5555

Travel Information

Getting to Montreal

Montreal is served by Dorval Airport (YUL) and is 30 minutes away from the downtown core by taxi. 

VIA Rail brings visitors to the heart of the city each day. Montreal's Central Station is centrally located and is connected to the rest of the city through the underground metro system. 

Getting around the city

The event venue is located in the heart of the city. Many of the nearby hotels can be accessed by walking, taking a taxi or Uber. ​Taxi fares from the airport to downtown is fixed at $40. It is customary to tip the driver anywhere from 10% to 20%, with the average at 15%. 

Public transit is plentiful and you can take a bus or metro. Tickets for public transit one-way is $3.25 

The weather during May will be on average 14 degrees celsius. During the evening it may drop to a brisk 8 degrees celsius - so be sure to pack a sweater or a blazer!  


Underground parking for the Mount Royal Centre is on 2055 Metcalfe (a one-way street) on your left. The entrance is on your left, next to the Van Houtte Cafe. Parking at the event is $17.75 for the day and the doors close by midnight. 


Register Now

Register for the annual conference. See you soon!

Member pricing - $220

Non-Member pricing - $320

All Members have the option to bring a guest for free.

Sponsors please register your attendees online 

Call Mario at 514-849-2325 x 232 for group discounts.