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New environmental fund launched by the Port of Trois-Rivières

February 11, 2019

The Trois-Rivières Port Authority has launched a new environment fund as part of its On Course for 2030 plan. The new fund along with an innovation fund represent a total investment of $2.5 million over five years by the port authority.

In the spirit of sustainable development, the environment fund aims to support investments in solutions by port users to improve the port’s environmental performance.

The results targeted by this investment include:

  • The maintenance, improvement and development of infrastructures to enhance the port’s environmental performance in terms of both transport and cargo handling.
  • Management, protection and improvement of the quality of valued ecosystem components.

The port authority’s environment fund is expected to be augmented by financial support from the private sector and governments for an overall investment in the range of $6 million for the various projects.