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Québec City, May 29, 2023 — Desgagnés is expanding and has completed the acquisition of Valport Maritime Services Inc. (Valport) activities, a company specialized in cargo handling and storage services located at the Port of Valleyfield. The transaction is effective May 26, 2023.


Desgagnés and the Société du Port de Valleyfield, a key stakeholder in this transaction, have also established a long-term leasing agreement for the facilities and port infrastructure. This agreement lays the foundation for a  collaborative approach for future projects and development initiatives.


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We Provide The Exceptional Service We'd Want To Experience Ourselves.



A total of five major warehouses are available, offering 15,000 m2 of combined storage space.


Valport is the perfect command post for large projects. We can accommodate any kind of cargo.


Valport opens up the Eastern seaboard like no other port.


An independent workforce. Decades of experience. The Seaway’s lowest stevedoring cost/tonne.

Valport for 25 Years

At the Port of Valleyfield we have nearly 20 acres of staging room. Almost 5 acres in warehouse storage. With cross-docking, a crating & packaging centre, a fabrication and assembly centre, dedicated customer marshalling areas, dedicated workforce, skilled trades and large lay-down. Valport truly is Canada’s largest ‘small’ port. Make your choice Valport.

Location. Location. Location

Just 60 kilometres southwest of Montréal, Valport serves one of Canada’s largest commercial areas. 

Intermodality plus

Valport offers unparalleled multimodal versatility. We have direct access to U.S. rail. We’re just three kilometres from the U.S. border. And we’re only 100 kilometres from two international airports. 


Managing everything from dry bulk to roll steel, our stevedoring services are second to none. For years we’ve delivered one of the Seaway’s lowest costs/MT. 

Independent workforce

 All our employees have independent union status. Which means zero downtime. 

Land based services

Valport offers an incredible range of land-based services. Our cross docking facilities have both rail and truck access. There are over 159,000 m2 of combined warehousing and staging areas. Complete crating, packing, marshalling and consolidation services are also available.

Unmatched staging expertise

We pride ourselves on providing unmatched staging expertise. We’ve handled projects in the North for over 20 years, and staged for remote destinations worldwide.