Maritime Magazine

Rising number of containers lost at sea

In 2021, international liner carriers’ onshore staff and crews managed 6300 ships, successfully delivering vital supplies worth $7 trillion to the people of the world, in approximately 241 million containers. The World Shipping Council (WSC) Containers Lost at Sea Report covering 2020-2021 shows that containers lost overboard represent less than one thousandth of 1% (0.001%). …

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Port of Montreal receives $15.4 million from Québec for infrastructure projects

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is gratified by the $15,449,000 in financial support awarded by the Government of Quebec for the construction and repair of marine infrastructures. The announcement was made on June 23 at a press conference at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay by Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister Responsible for …

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Soutien financier de $15.4m de Québec pour projets d’infrastructures au Port de Montréal

L’Administration portuaire de Montréal se réjouit du soutien financier de l’ordre de 15 449 000 dollars accordé par le Gouvernement du Québec pour la construction et la réfection d’infrastructures maritimes. L’annonce a été faite le 23 juin dans le cadre d’une conférence de presse au Grand Quai du Port de Montréal par la ministre déléguée aux Transports …

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First electric flying ferry is set to hit Stockholm’s waters next year

The world’s fastest electric ship, the Candela P-12 Shuttle, is set to hit Stockholm’s waters next year, heralding a new era of transport. The innovative hydrofoiling electric ferry will reduce emissions and slash commuting times – and the city believes it will make waterborne public transport more attractive than trains, buses, and cars.  The marine …

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Le syndicat Unifor dénonce la politique sur les camions porte-conteneurs du port de Vancouver (en anglais) 

LContainer truck drivers’ concerns are being ignored as the Port of Vancouver forces through a program to retire trucks arbitrarily, says Unifor. « The program is a farce. Not only does it ignore the financial concerns of truck drivers, it exempts more than 98% of trucks on B.C.’s roads, » said Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director. « It’s ‘greenwashing’ at …

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Unifor union slams Port of Vancouver container truck policy

Container truck drivers’ concerns are being ignored as the Port of Vancouver forces through a program to retire trucks arbitrarily, says Unifor. « The program is a farce. Not only does it ignore the financial concerns of truck drivers, it exempts more than 98% of trucks on B.C.’s roads, » said Gavin McGarrigle, Unifor Western Regional Director. « It’s ‘greenwashing’ at …

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Cargill a inauguré sa première usine de biodiesel à la pointe de la technologie dans au North Sea Port (en anglais) 

On Wednesday 15 June, Cargill opened its first state-of-the-art biodiesel plant that converts waste oils and fats into renewable fuel at its Ghent facility in North Sea Port. The biodiesel is destined for shipping and freight, helping reduce their carbon footprint. Cargill is investing $150 million in its existing oilseed and biodiesel plant in Ghent, …

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Cargill inaugurated its first state-of-the-art biodiesel plant in North Sea Port

On Wednesday 15 June, Cargill opened its first state-of-the-art biodiesel plant that converts waste oils and fats into renewable fuel at its Ghent facility in North Sea Port. The biodiesel is destined for shipping and freight, helping reduce their carbon footprint. Cargill is investing $150 million in its existing oilseed and biodiesel plant in Ghent, …

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Port of Montreal signs Declaration supporting indigenous people

To mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Port of Montreal has joined the Grand Circle of Commitment for the full participation of Indigenous people in Quebec’s economy. By signing this Declaration, the Port of Montreal formally pledges to contribute to this movement aimed at creating wealth for, by and with Indigenous people. This is a …

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