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Enjoy Maritime Magazine winter edition now Online!

Our winter 2021-2022 edition continues the tradition of offering an annual review of key developments on the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System, incorporating a pandemic recovery trend among ports and shipping lines in both Canada and the United States. A second feature looks at how various Canadian stakeholders successfully adjusted to the challenges of the 2021 …

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On our Forum: New Year thoughts on supporting seafarers and… handling fanatics

By Michael Grey* It’s New Year’s Eve, when people of kindly disposition wish each other the hope that the coming twelve months might be happy, or even prosperous. So let me begin with such a wish for our readers, despite most of the evidence suggesting that much of what made 2021 such a miserable experience …

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT AT THE SLSMC

Shari Grady, SLSMC Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Shari Grady to the role of Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance.  For over 60 years, the SLSMC has worked closely with stakeholders to strengthen partnerships, enhance efficiencies and drive sustainability. …

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Hamburg Süd turns 150

Eleven Hamburg-based merchants, shipowners and bankers found the Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft on 4 November 1871. A monthly service is immediately launched to Brazil and extended to La Plata a few months later. The “Santos” was one of the first three ships to be deployed on the route between Hamburg and Brazil in 1871. On 4 …

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New Maritime Magazine now online

This autumn issue of Maritime Magazine (#102) has exceptional content as the global economy unevenly pursues post-pandemic recovery. Our annual feature on North Atlantic trade contains a revelation: Germany is showing signs of overtaking BREXIT-struck UK as Canada’s leading merchandise trading partner in Europe, a development that few would have ever dared predict! The special …

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On our Forum: Stranger than fiction in a world ‘not far short of chaos’

By Michael Grey* Will what we used to think of as “normal” ever return? Black swans used to be rare, but now they are coming by the squadrons, like migrating geese, as one daft occurrence succeeds the last in bewildering succession. There is a world shortage of lorry drivers, as they all opt to drive …

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Summer issue of Maritime Magazine now online

  Coinciding with growing evidence that many world econo­mies are emerging from a devastating pandemic, this summer 2021 issue has a generally upbeat tone in its treatment of the two main features: an annual review of key developments at Canadian ports and how terminal operators are gearing up to meet demand flowing from economic recovery. …

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Québec unveils its Avantage Saint-Laurent maritime vision

  Trois-Rivières, Québec – Making the St. Lawrence River a high-performance economic corridor that respects ecosystems and riverside communities is the focus of Quebec’s new maritime vision: Avantage Saint-Laurent. Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister responsible for the Montreal region, in the presence of Jean Boulet, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and …

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