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Ocean Group acquires Samson Tugboats in Vancouver area

Québec – Ocean Group has announced the acquisition of Samson Tugboats Inc., a Vancouver based company specializing in harbour towing in the Vancouver area since 2011. In March 2020, Ocean Group announced that it had been awarded several major contracts in British Columbia, including one for harbour towing services in the Port of Vancouver, with …

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QSL inaugurates its first facilities of its new multimodal handling terminal in the Sorel-Tracy IP Zone

 Sorel-Tracy – QSL, a world-class company specializing in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transportation throughout North America and anchored in the Sorel-Tracy region for over 30 years, inaugurated the brand-new facilities of its multimodal handling terminal in the Sorel-Tracy IP Zone, St. Lawrence sector.  These facilities mark the completion of phase 1 of …

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QSL inaugurates multimodal terminal in Sorel-Tracy

Sorel-Tracy, QC – QSL, a world-class company specializing in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transportation throughout North America, and anchored in the Sorel-Tracy region for over 30 years, inaugurated on September 14 the brand new facilities of its multimodal handling terminal in the Sorel-Tracy IP Zone, in the Saint-Laurent sector.  These facilities …

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QSL inaugurates multimodal terminal in Sorel-Tracy

Sorel-Tracy, QC – QSL, a world-class company specializing in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transportation throughout North America, and anchored in the Sorel-Tracy region for over 30 years, inaugurated on September 14 the brand new facilities of its multimodal handling terminal in the Sorel-Tracy IP Zone, in the Saint-Laurent sector.  These facilities …

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Carl Laberge appointed Chair of Association of Canadian Port Authorities

At its Annual General Meeting held on September 14, the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) appointed Carl Laberge, General Manager and CEO of the Saguenay Port Authority, as Chair of its Board of Directors for a two-year term. Mr. Laberge, a Civil Engineer, was most recently Vice-Chair of the ACPA Board of Directors and …

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Ponant’s “Commandant Charcot”, the first French ship to reach the geographic North Pole

“The Commandant Charcot, a high polar exploration vessel of the Ponant company, reached the geographic North Pole yesterday, September 7 at 10:38 am (CET)”, announced in a press release sent to AFP the luxury cruise company, specialized in unusual destinations. “It is the first French ship to reach the North Pole (90.00,000 °)”, according to …

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Summer issue of Maritime Magazine now online

  Coinciding with growing evidence that many world econo­mies are emerging from a devastating pandemic, this summer 2021 issue has a generally upbeat tone in its treatment of the two main features: an annual review of key developments at Canadian ports and how terminal operators are gearing up to meet demand flowing from economic recovery. …

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Theodore Too aproaching Northumberland straight

    Saturday, 15h30 EDT, Theodore TOO is chugging along, having passed Canso Straight and is approaching Northumberland Strait. See original story below. Burlington, ON, June 9, 2021 — Theodore TOO, a 65-foot life-sized reproduction of Canada’s “Theodore Tugboat” main character in the  the beloved CBC series “Theodore Tugboat”, is set to embark on his journey from Halifax to the Port of Hamilton where …

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GIDARA Energy announces a new biofuels facility in Amsterdam

  GIDARA Energy announced yesterday its first advanced biofuels facility in Amsterdam; Advanced Methanol Amsterdam (“AMA”). The plant will convert non-recyclable waste into advanced methanol. This product will be used for fuel blending, and therefore meet governmental objectives to achieve CO2 emission reductions as defined in the RED II and translated into national legislation. The …

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Theodore TOO, the famous red-capped tugboat to champion Great Lakes preservation and CDN Marine Industry revitalization.

  Burlington, ON, June 9, 2021 — Theodore TOO, a 65-foot life-sized reproduction of Canada’s “Theodore Tugboat” main character in the  the beloved CBC series “Theodore Tugboat”, is set to embark on his journey from Halifax to the Port of Hamilton where the vessel will make his new home, but not before thanking his Maritime family and fans for their indelible role in his …

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