Sept-Iles is a port city in Quebec Canada, located in the state's Cote-Nord region. The city has population around 26,000 (metro around 30,000).
- Sept-Iles is the seat of Mingan judicial district. It is also among the northernmost sites with paved connection to the rest of the road network of Quebec. The town is often called Uashau, which means "bay," in Innu language.
- The only settlements found on the paved road network which are farther north include Fermont, Chisasibi and Radisson, the last two in province's extreme western portion at the north end of James Bay Road. The remaining, higher latitudes' settlements in the province are mostly isolated Innu, Inuit or Cree villages, with access that is limited to seasonal gravel roads.
- Iron ore concentrate from IOC (Iron Ore Company of Canada) activities in Labrador City is transported by Quebec North Shore & Labrador Railway and shipped to markets around the world from Sept-Iles port facilities. Iron ore from Bloom Lake and Wabush is also shipped at the port facilities of Point Noire.
- The city of Sept-Iles has become the forefront of Quebec tourist industry. The city witnessed its 2nd consecutive year of major cruise ship calls in 2010. The previous year Sept-Iles saw the docking of 2 important cruise ships: Norwegian Spirit and ms Maasdam. This new activity is promoted and directed by Destination Sept-Iles Nakauinanu corporation, and financed by various levels of government, tourist organizations, and by the administration of Innu community.
- The building of a new wharf at the cost of CAD 20 million is under way for prospective cruise ship calls.
- In season 2017, the cruise port handlede a total of 5 ships - Seven Seas Navigator (RSSC), Oceania Insignia (Oceania), Marco Polo (CMV), Saga Sapphire (Saga), RMS Queen Mary 2 (Cunard). In 2017 were introduced new Innu (Quebec's aboriginal inhabitants) themed activities for arriving cruise tourists, including chainsaw wood sculpting, traditional folk dancing, pig roasts, tea ceremony, live performance by local artisans and folk singers, bonfires, as well as classic car show and scrap-metal sculpture exhibition.
Port Sept-Iles cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Sept-Iles, Quebec, Canada. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|15 September, 2018|
|18 September, 2018|
|28 September, 2018|
|Queen Mary 2|
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