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Patrick Bohan of Port of Halifax wins CITT award

TORONTO – Patrick Bohan, Director of Business Development at the Port of Halifax, has been declared the recipient of this year’s Award of Excellence from the CITT, Canada’s supply chain logistics non-profit-organization, in recognition of an outstanding career and contribution to the CITT. “Mr. Bohan is a most deserving recipient, said Pina Melchionna, CITT’s president and …

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Six European shipowners earn first Green Marine certification

 Paris – Six months after the introduction of Green Marine Europe, Surfrider Foundation Europe and  Quebec-based Green Marine are delighted to present the first-ever laureates of this new environmental label. Six European ship owners renowned within the maritime transportation sector have joined Green Marine Europe to earn this label and commit to a sustainable transition. …

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BC Ferries receives prestigious environmental leadership awards

Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. Photo: Vancouverisland.com VICTORIA BC – Industry peers have again named BC Ferries the winner of two environmental leadership awards and the recipient of a prestigious environmental certification. This summer, the company was honoured with a Blue Circle Award from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, a Green Wave Award from the Prince …

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Name change announced for Canadian Coast Guard vessel Edward Cornwallis

The CCGS Edward Cornwallis outside Halifax, whose controversial founder of the same name is known to have put a bounty on Mi’kmaq scalps in 1749 while he was governor of Nova Scotia. Photo: Mac Mackay DARTMOUTH, NS, June 30, 2020 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is working with Indigenous peoples to right the wrongs …

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Changement de nom annoncé pour le navire de la Garde côtière canadienne Edward Cornwallis

Le NGCC Edward Cornwallis devant Halifax, dont le fondateur controversé du même nom est connu pour avoir mis à profit les scalps mi’kmaq en 1749 alors qu’il était gouverneur de la Nouvelle-Écosse. Photo: Mac Mackay DARTMOUTH, NS, le 30 juin 2020 – Le gouvernement du Canada travaille avec les peuples autochtones pour redresser les torts de …

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Le syndicat des débardeurs lance une grève contre le plus grand opérateur de conteneurs de Montréal

Par Leo Ryan, rédacteur en chef Le syndicat représentant plus de 1 100 travailleurs du débardage au port de Montréal a signifié qu’il se mettra en grève pendant 40 heures à compter de 15 h le jeudi 2 juillet contre les deux terminaux de Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), le plus grand exploitant de conteneurs …

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Le Port de Montréal nommé partenaire de confiance de l’industrie maritime

Le Port de Montréal est fier d’être le premier port québécois à être nommé Partenaire de confiance de l’industrie maritime. Décernée par la Chambre de commerce maritime, cette reconnaissance vise à promouvoir les pratiques exemplaires en cette période de pandémie, afin de préserver la santé et la sécurité de l’ensemble de la société. Depuis le …

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Port of Montreal named Marine Industry Trusted Partner

  The Port of Montreal is proud to be the first Quebec port to be named a Marine Industry Trusted Partner. Awarded by the Ottawa-based Chamber of Marine Commerce, this recognition aims to promote best practices in this period of pandemic so as to ensure the health and safety of society as a whole. Right …

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Fednav receives the Blue Circle Award 2019

Vancouver, British Colombia– Fednav Limited is delighted to have been awarded the Port of Vancouver’s 2019 Blue Circle Award for the EcoAction program, showcasing the company’s continuous efforts in maintaining sustainable and high efficiency stewardship practices. The program rewards day-to-day operation above and beyond regulatory requirements by allowing financial incentives for vessels that have implemented …

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