Mr. Gaétan Boivin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sylvain Gendron as Operations Director.
A graduate in naval architecture from the Institut Maritime du Québec and in the process of obtaining a certificate in project management from Université Laval, Mr. Gendron has thirty years of experience in the marine and transportation industries. He has held various positions with BC Ferries, Davie Canada Inc., Transports Desgagnés, Groupe Océan, Bombardier Aerospace and Transport Canada. He has extensive experience in shipbuilding and the inspection and regulation of maritime activities.
In addition to being responsible for all activities related to port and marine logistics, Mr. Gendron’s skills and abilities represent an added value for the TRPA’s On course for 2030 plan.
“We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Gendron to the team. His expertise is a valuable asset for the Port, which intends to continue its expansion and optimize its port activities,” declared Mr. Boivin.
About the Port of Trois-Rivières
As part of the 18 Canadian Port Authorities and active since 1882, the Port of Trois-Rivières offers a wide range of facilities and services to the maritime industry throughout the year. The Port is an important player in regional, national and international economic development for major industrial sectors such as the aluminum industry, forestry and agri-food. The Port of Trois-Rivières accommodates 55,000 trucks, 11,000 railcars and more than 200 merchant and cruise ships annually originating from over 100 different ports in more than 40 countries around the world. It handles over 3.5 million metric tonnes of traffic and supports more than 2000 direct, indirect and induced jobs.
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