Desgagnés

Hamilton port partners launch container ship service to Montreal

   HAMILTON, Ontario – Nearly 300 containers were being loaded June 11 onto the M/V Sedna Desgagnés at the Port of Hamilton, as part of a new short sea shipping service launched by Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT) in very close collaboration with Desgagnés. Bound for the Port of Montreal, this new container service was developed …

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LNG bunkering at Hamilton a first on Great Lakes

For the first time ever on the Great Lakes, a marine vessel refueled yesterday with liquefied natural gas (LNG). Carrying a load of asphalt, the MV Damia Desgagnés docked at the Port of Hamilton’s Pier 22 to refuel before departing for Detroit.  As a result of a new partnership between the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority and REV …

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Desgagnés renounces plan for further container shipments this fall to Toronto

By Leo Ryan, Editor There will be no follow-up this year to the first dedicated container shipment via the St. Lawrence Seaway in four decades to a Great Lakes port. This was confirmed, in an interview, by Alexandre Beauchamp-Parent,  President of Navigation Desgagnés, which last month deployed a geared, self-unloading vessel to transport nearly 400 …

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Breaking the ice: delivering the goods to the Arctic in a pandemic

  By Edward Downing, Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping You may have seen these modern-day adventurers supplying Canada’s remote northern communities on the CBC TV show High Arctic Haulers, which chronicles the annual Eastern Arctic sealift. They battle ice-choked sea routes, a short summer sailing season – July to October – and a …

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