Thunder Bay

La faible récolte de céréales affecte les expéditions de Thunder Bay

Le port de Thunder Bay continue de subir une baisse des expéditions de céréales alors que le rendement des récoltes dans les Prairies atteint un creux en dix ans. Les chargements mensuels de céréales ont diminué de 30 % en septembre. Cela reflète les estimations des analystes des cultures d’une réduction de 30 % du …

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Weak grain harvest impacts Thunder Bay shipments

   The Port of Thunder Bay continues to experience reduced grain shipments as the Prairie harvest yield hits a ten-year low. Monthly grain loads were down 30% in September. This mirrors estimates by crop analysts of a 30% reduction in crop yield this season. Year-to-date grain shipments of 4.6 million tonnes tonnes are now 5% …

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Thunder Bay exceeds 10 million tonnes for first time since 1997

The Port of Thunder Bay 2020 shipping season closed today, marking the completion of the Port’s most successful year in over two decades.  Annual cargo volumes tallied 10.2 million metric tonnes (MMT), exceeding the ten million mark for the first time since 1997. Much of the success in 2020 is attributable to the port’s strategic …

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Thunder Bay projects strong finish to active shipping season

  Entering the final six weeks of the navigation season, shipping activity remains strong in the Port of Thunder Bay. Monthly shipments were again above average in November, with more than 1.0 million metric tonnes of grain loaded at Thunder Bay elevators. Increased demand for Canadian grain in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa has …

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Seaway grain shipments continue sharp gains

Port of Thunder Bay The global pandemic continued to impact cargo volume in certain commodities on the St. Lawrence Seaway, but Canadian grain shipments continued to show impressive gains, topping 6.2 million tonnes in the April 1 to end September commercial navigation period. This represented a 20% increase from a year earlier. Overall shipments through …

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GCT reaches regulatory milestone for Deltaport expansion project

VANCOUVER, BC – The Initial Project Description (IPD) for the GCT Deltaport Berth 4 Expansion (DP4) project has been approved by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) and the BC Environmental Assessment Office (BCEAO), announced Global Container Terminals (GCT) which operates two container facilities in the Port of Vancouver. This critical milestone marks the entry of the project …

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Prince Rupert and Vancouver seen increasing West Coast container market share

  The major route cost disadvantages of the U.S. West Coast gateways will likely lead to further capture of intact intermodal Asian import traffic flows by Vancouver and Prince Rupert (our photo), especially as planned terminal expansions are completed at the two Canadian ports, according to a report by the Mercator consulting firm commissioned by …

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