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Port of Antwerp deploys autonomous drones for safety enforcement

  In order to maintain safety in the complex port environment, Port of Antwerp is deploying an autonomous drone for the first time. The fully autonomous drone will be testing various use cases in the field of inspection and control. This is part of the short-term ambition to support the port authority in its core …

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DP World and Port of Nanaimo sign 50-year lease agreement

  The Duke Point Terminal lease agreement was finalized today, with the signing of a 50-year lease agreement between the Port of Nanaimo and DP World. The Duke Point agreement will provide a long-term port-to-port solution for short-sea shipping between Nanaimo and Vancouver, as well as expand direct access from Nanaimo to global import/export markets …

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Federal Labour Minister urges Montreal dockers and port employers to renew and resolve negotiations

  The federal Minister of Labour, Filomena Tassi, has expressed serious concern regarding the February 12 suspension of collective bargaining negotiations between the Syndicat des débardeurs, the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 375 and the Maritime Employers Association. Following a seven-month truce ending on March 21, negotiations had recently resumed to replace a collective agreement …

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Port of Montreal raises alarm over suspension in waterfront negotiations

  The Port of Montreal today released a lengthy statement expressing serious concern over the repercussions of a suspension of recently renewed negotiations between the dockers and maritime employers at Canada’s second largest port. It notably warned:”A halt in port operations and the diversion of goods to competing and more distant ports have direct and …

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Growing uncertainty as Montreal docker/port employer truce soon expiring

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Recently resumed negotiations between waterfront employers at the Port of Montreal and the union representing 1,125 dockers have reportedly made little progress ahead of a seven-month truce expiring on March 21. And amidst the renewed uncertainty, there is evidence some importers have made contingency plans and have already begun to …

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MSC adds double call at Halifax on its Canada Express 2 service

The Port of Halifax has welcomed the announcement by MSC that it has added a double port call at Halifax and a call at Valencia, Spain in an enhancement of its Western Mediterranean-Canada shipping route that includes Montreal.  “The addition of Halifax will offer Canadian exporters the possibility to export cargo to anywhere in the …

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California boxship congestion shattering records

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Containership congestions at unprecedented levels at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the biggest maritime complex in North America, cannot be rapidly alleviated due to the devastating impact of rising COVID-19 cases amongst longshoremen, truck drivers and freight train operators, Capt. Kip Louttit, Executive Director of the Marine Exchange …

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QSL Continues Its North American Expansion With the Acquisition of Empire Stevedoring

QUEBEC CITY – QSL, a company specializing in port terminal operation, stevedoring, marine services and transport, continues its expansion by acquiring Empire Stevedoring Co. Ltd. of Montreal. This transaction brings QSL one step closer to its goal of becoming the North American leader in its activity sector. This alliance between two prestigious Quebec maritime industry players …

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