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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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Logistec Stevedoring acquires Castaloop

MONTRÉAL – Logistec Stevedoring Inc. announced the acquisition of Gestion Castaloop Inc. and its subsidiaries, further solidifying its position as a leading provider of innovative cargo handling services at ports throughout North America. Castaloop has been providing customized cargo handling services to clients along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as well as along the St. …

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Logistec and Port of Johnstown renew partnership

Johnstown, ON- The Port of Johnstown and Logistec Stevedoring (Ontario) Inc. have renewed their cargo handling partnership for the next ten years. This successful partnership goes back as far as 25 years through Logistec’s Rideau Bulk team. The experts at Logistec and the Port of Johnstown have worked together to provide customers and supply chain partners with unparalleled cargo handling services on …

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Montreal longshore union and port employers to resume negotiations

Longshoremen and employers at the port of Montreal  have agreed to resume negotiations tomorrow although the port workers today began a 40-hour strike at the two terminals of Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) at 3 pm that is to last until Saturday at 6.59 am. The strike action by the union, CUPE Local 375, affects …

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Longshore union launching strike against biggest Montreal container operator

By Leo Ryan, Editor The union representing more than 1,100 longshore workers at the Port of Montreal has served notice that it will strike for 40 hours starting at 3 pm on Thursday, July 2 against the two terminals of Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership, largest container operator at Canada’s leading east coast port. MGT’s Racine …

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Logistec’s Gulf Stream Marine expanding footprint

HOUSTON – Gulf Stream Marine, part of the Logistec Corporation network of terminals in the United States, announced  that it will be expanding its footprint with two additional terminals, namely the Care terminal at the Port of Houston in Texas and the Port of Pascagoula in Mississippi, through an asset acquisition from Coastal Cargo of Texas Inc. and Gulf Coast Storage Inc., respectively. …

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Termont Montreal places order with Liebherr for STS and RMG cranes

Killarney, Ireland – Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. Announced it continues its recent success in Canada with an order for one ship to shore (STS) container crane and one rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane for Termont Montreal Inc. The new STS and RMG cranes will operate at Termont’s Viau Terminal. The terminal opened in 2016 and …

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