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Logistec appoints Curtis Jay Foltz as new Chairman

  Logistec Corporation announced that Curtis Jay Foltz has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors, succeeding James Cherry who has stepped down from the Board after 10 years of service. An independent director of Logistec since 2017, he has been a member of its Audit Committee since 2017, a member of its Governance and Human …

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FMT signs operating agreement in Itawamba county

  Itawamba, Mississippi – Federal Marine Terminals, Inc. (FMT) has signed an operating agreement with Port Itawamba, increasing its presence in the Southern region of the USA within this vital inland waterway system. The facility, located in Northern Mississippi on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, covers an impressive reach, including destinations along the US Gulf Coast and into …

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Logistec foresees renewed growth in 2021

  MONTREAL- Consolidated revenue totalled $604.7 million in 2020, a decrease of $35.2 million or 5.5% over 2019, Logistec Corporation announced. Revenue from the marine services segment was lower at $344.6 million, compared to $385.3 million in 2019. The Company reported a profit for the year of $32.8 million. “I am proud of our people’s resiliency in safely navigating COVID-19 while continuing to provide …

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Montreal waterfront negotiations resuming Wednesday

  The on-and-off negotiations between the union representing 1,125 Port of Montreal longshoremen and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) are on again, resuming Wednesday of this week in the presence of mediators. The return to the negotiating table was announced yesterday  by the CUPE 375  union to its members after mediators had held separate meetings …

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Port of Montreal welcomes Ottawa green light for Contrecoeur project

  The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomed today’s statement by Jonathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, on the Contrecoeur expansion project by the Port of Montreal. The favourable decision, rendered after five years of consultations and analysis by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, makes it possible to take a decisive step towards obtaining permits. This means that the MPA can move forward …

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Montreal waterfront negotiations “on pause” following resumption

  Negotiations between the union representing dockers and the Maritime Employers Association  at the Port of Montreal are “on pause” after four days of resumed talks seeking to resolve outstanding issues, an informed source disclosed today. A total information embargo is in force on the progress of the negotiations which reportedly will be continuing later …

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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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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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Logistec Stevedoring appoints Phil O’Brien as Vice-President, Business Development

MONTREAL- Logistec Stevedoring Inc. is very pleased to welcome Philip O’Brien to the Logistec team as Vice-President, Business Development. Mr. O’Brien will lead Logistec’s experienced sales and business development team, accelerating revenue through network expansion, developing new opportunities and contributing to Logistec’s bold growth strategy. He succeeds Frank Vannelli who has retired.  Mr. O’Brien was formerly President …

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The City of Sorel-Tracy partners with QSL to develop its industrial-port zone

  Sorel-Tracy – The City of Sorel-Tracy and the Quebec company QSL have entered into a partnership for the development and operation of the Sorel-Tracy industrial-port zone (St. Lawrence sector). Under this agreement, QSL will develop and operate a port terminal on city property where Hydro-Québec’s thermal power plant once stood.  QSL is undergoing significant …

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