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Big success of the first-ever  ‘Assises’ devoted to Québec Maritime Sector

  By Leo Ryan, Editor As an event bringing together government and industry representatives to engage in dialogue on how to map the future, the first Assises Québécoises du Secteur Maritime, held today in the virtual format due to the global pandemic, was clearly a big success. After being kicked off via a video message …

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Maritime transport and the carbon market

  By Denis Margot, President of Eolyss, with the collaboration of David Bolduc, Executive Director of Green Marine, and Mathieu Saint-Pierre, President and CEO of the Société de développement économique du Saint-Laurent (SODES). IMO and climate change The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon caused by certain atmospheric gases that retain part of the heat …

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150,000 seafarers in need of crew change by May 15

New data compiled by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Maritime Employers’ Council (IMEC) has found that 150,000 seafarers are in need of crew change by the 15th of May. The labour day sound your horn event was created to highlight the plight of seafarers trapped by travel restrictions related to COVID-19, where seafarers have …

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