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Congested ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to assess surcharge on carriers for import containers

 In an effort to improve cargo movement amid congestion and record volume, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have announced they will begin assessing on November 1 a surcharge to ocean carriers for import containers that dwell on marine terminals. Under the new policy, the ports will charge ocean carriers for each container …

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Wärtsilä commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

The Finnish marine technology firm Wärtsilä has set a goal of becoming carbon neutral in its own operations and of providing products that will be ready for zero-carbon fuels by 2030. Wärtsilä’s “Set for 30” carbon neutrality commitment covers direct greenhouse gas emissions from the company’s own operations, including the research and development and factory …

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CSL Americas takes delivery of second converted self-unloader

The CSL Group has announced the delivery of CSL Kajika, the second of two converted 77,250 DWT gravity-fed self-unloading ships at COSCO Nantong shipyard, on October 22, 2021. The vessel will operate in the CSL Americas fleet as part of the CSL International Pool, where it will join sister-ship CSL Koasek, which was delivered on August 30, 2021, and …

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Mandatory vaccination required to access Canada’s Seaway structures

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation has adopted a mandatory vaccination policy as mandated for the federally regulated marine transportation sector in alignment with Transport Canada guidelines, the SLSMC announced today.  As part of that policy, all agencies, administrations, vendors, suppliers, visitors and contractors are expected to be fully vaccinated to have access to our …

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Industry coalition aiming to use ships powered by zero-carbon fuels by 2040

BOSTON – Nine major companies including Amazon, IKEA, Michelin, and Unilever announced today their commitment to progressively switch all of their ocean freight to vessels powered by zero-carbon fuels by 2040, in a “fantastic display of ambition that sends a clear market signal to the maritime value chain and fuel producers,” said Jonathan Lewis, Director …

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Cargo volumes remain robust on St. Lawrence Seaway

Cargo volumes through the St. Lawrence Seaway and Canadian Great Lakes ports remained robust in September as ships delivered critical commodities and products without the delays or supply chain disruption seen in other trade gateways, according to the latest results. From March 22 to September 30, overall cargo volumes via the Seaway totaled 24.1 million …

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Spliethoff enhances service to Great Lakes with new charter

Amsterdam – Spliethoff, the dutch dry cargo specialist in world ocean transport, is increasing the frequency of its Cleveland Europe Express (CEE) service by adding container vessel Peyton Lynn C to the service, in response to the high demand for tonnage between Europe and the Great Lakes. This vessel, owned by Doornekamp Shipping Services, will be …

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Le Federal Cedar ouvre la saison des océaniques à Thunder Bay

  Enregistré aux îles Marshall le NM Federal Cedar est devenu le premier navire océanique à entrer dans le port de Thunder Bay au cours de la saison de navigation 2021. Le navire a amarré à l’ascenseur principal de Richardson International le matin, le 4 avril, marquant la plus précose ouverture au trafic de navires …

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Thunder Bay dépasse les 10 millions de tonnes pour la première fois depuis 1997 (en anglais)

The Port of Thunder Bay 2020 shipping season closed today, marking the completion of the Port’s most successful year in over two decades.  Annual cargo volumes tallied 10.2 million metric tonnes (MMT), exceeding the ten million mark for the first time since 1997. Much of the success in 2020 is attributable to the port’s strategic …

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La CCM demande une approche unifiée du Canada et des États-Unis en matière de réglementation des eaux de ballast

Bruce Burrows, président et chef de la direction de la CCM Par Leo Ryan, rédacteur en chef La Chambre de commerce maritime (CCM), basée à Ottawa, a exhorté les autorités canadiennes et américaines à abandonner leurs voies réglementaires distinctes et à «conclure un accord bilatéral sur la gestion des eaux de ballast» dans le Couloir …

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