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Final Ottawa decision on Roberts Bank container terminal project delayed to November

By Leo Ryan, Editor The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) announced that Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has extended the time limit by 90 days to late November for the issuance of a final decision on the proposed $3 billion Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) project by the Vancouver …

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Canadian container ports facing worst Covid-19 impact in May

By Leo Ryan, Editor While arguably fully operational amid the Covid-19 health crisis, Canada’s leading container ports are gearing up for big cargo declines in April, with the heaviest impact to date of the pandemic expected to strike in May. In an interview, Tony Boemi, Vice-President of Growth and Development for the Port of Montreal, disclosed …

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Federal Review Panel underlines environmental risks of Roberts Bank container terminal project

By Leo Ryan, Editor A federal Review Panel report assessing whether to allow the construction of a planned new container terminal at the Port of Vancouver at Roberts Bank has acknowledged its potential competitive benefits for Canadian marine shipping markets and regional employment but has also underscored “significant adverse” effects on the nearby wetlands, fish …

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Ocean Group breaks into Canada’s West Coast market

Québec – Ocean Group announced  that it has been awarded several contracts in British Columbia in various sectors of its activities. After more than three years of presence in Alberta, Ocean Group is now extending its services to the Canadian west coast. “It goes without saying that a great deal of development work has been …

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