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10 January 2024

First ship of 2024 at Port-Cartier


The ArcelorMittal port facilities’ team at Port-Cartier presented the steel-headed cane to the captain of the AM HAMBURG, Abhinay Kumar, and the boatswain, Panklavil Shelly Alexz.
Photo credit: Julien Choquette

Port-Cartier, January 10, 2024 – ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada G.P. (“ArcelorMittal”) today presented its steel-headed cane to Captain Abhinay Kumar of the AM HAMBURG, the first ship to leave its Port-Cartier port facilities in 2024.

Originating from Eisenhutten, Germany, the AM Hamburg left ArcelorMittal`s port facilities bound for the port of Hansapor, carrying more than 77,394 tonnes of iron ore concentrate aboard. The AM Hamburg was built in 2013. It measures 230 metres long by 32 metres wide. 

ArcelorMittal’s internationally recognized port at Port-Cartier, inaugurated in 1961, is the biggest private port in Canada. In 2023, ArcelorMittal’s port facilities in Port-Cartier welcomed 308 concentrate and pellet ships and handled over 45 million tonnes of iron ore, raw materials, fuel and grain. 

About ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada G.P.
and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P.

Subsidiaries of ArcelorMittal, a world’s leading steel and mining company and among the top five producers of iron ore products globally, ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada G.P. (“AMIC”) and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada G.P. (“AMMC”) are two complementary entities operating on Québec’s North Shore. AMIC ensures the transport of concentrate between Mont-Wright and Port-Cartier, and operates a seaport in Port-Cartier to transport and ship AMMC’s products to four continents. AMMC produces iron oxide concentrate and pellets for the steel market. The two companies employ approximately 2,500 people, making ArcelorMittal the largest employer in the North Shore region.

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Annie Paré

Director, Communications