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Project cargo and grain stimulate Seaway traffic  

  As ports along the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System continue to ride the waves of the 2020 shipping season, industry experts see better prospects for the remainder of the season thanks to a surge in project cargo and grain shipments. According to the latest figures, cargo volumes through the St. Lawrence Seaway (from April 1 to …

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Thunder Bay grain shipments continue to soar

Canada’s Port of Thunder Bay on the tip of Lake Superior continues to experience above-average grain shipments as international demand for wheat remains high through the global pandemic.  As of July 31, year-to-date grain volume of 4.2 million tonnes sits 26% higher than last year. Total year-to-date throughput amounted to 4.7 million tonnes versus the …

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L’équipage du MV Thunder Bay de CSL participe à une opération de sauvetage près de Hamilton

(photo CSL) Le 15 juillet vers 2 heures du matin, le capitaine David Ingram du MV Thunder Bay a signalé un appel de détresse lancé alors qu’il quittait le port de Hamilton. Trois personnes à bord d’un petit objet flottant gonflable dérivaient dans les limites du port.  Le capitaine Ingram a allumé les feux de pont …

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Le volume des cargaisons sur les Grands Lacs et la Voie maritime s’améliore en juin

(photo Thunder Bay par Michael Hull)   Les ports canadiens sur les Grands Lacs et la Voie maritime du Saint-Laurent ont affiché une augmentation des cargaisons en juin grâce aux exportations de céréales, aux facteurs de production agricoles, ainsi qu’à la reprise dans le domaine des matériaux de construction. La Voie maritime du Saint-Laurent a déclaré que …

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COVID-19 provokes mixed results for Canadian Great Lakes-Seaway Ports

Tonnage reports from Canadian ports for the first five weeks of the Great Lakes-Seaway shipping season are mixed, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.   “The shipping industry is starting to notice changes in demand for certain commodities,” says Bruce Burrows, President and CEO of the Chamber of Marine Commerce. “We continue to see an …

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COVID-19 sparks sharp growth of grain activity at Port of Thunder Bay

Prairie grain farmers are fulfilling increased demand for Canadian grain in Europe and North Africa thanks to an efficient supply chain and ready capacity at the Port of Thunder Bay. Grain elevators in Thunder Bay, Canada’s furthest inland port, are experiencing a surge in grain throughput. Cargo statistics for the April 1 to April 30 …

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