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A second cargo ship for the Brest chocolate and coffee maker Grain de Sail

Brest (France) – Since November 2020, Grain de Sail operates the world’s first modern cargo sailboat to meet international maritime regulations: an eponymous schooner-type vessel of 24 metres and 50 tons of payload capacity. The fast-growing company has this time designed a ship twice as long in collaboration with the naval architecture firm L2Onaval. The

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French cruise ship collaborates with British research vessel in Antarctica

Britain’s new polar expedition ship, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, has been collaborating with a French icebreaker cruise ship after encountering difficult sea ice conditions during a resupply mission as part of the research ship’s first polar expedition. British Antarctic Survey (BAS) which oversees the operations of the vessel, reports that they appreciated the collaboration, but

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Scientists reject Roberts Bank Terminal II project

Vancouver-A group of leading scientists have written to Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, urging him to reject the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s (VFPA) proposed Roberts Bank Terminal II (RBT2) project if the government is committed to the recovery of threatened and endangered species that rely on the Fraser River Estuary.

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Logistec’s Rodney Corrigan wins safety award

Montréal – Leading North American marine services provider LOGISTEC Corporation has  received Signal Mutual’s Francis R. Sharp Executive Leadership Award for Safety. Rodney Corrigan, President of LOGISTEC Stevedoring inc. accepted the award at the Signal Mutual Annual General Meeting. This award recognizes an executive who has spearheaded the promotion of health and safety within his

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WSC identifies six critical gateways to zero carbon shipping

Transitioning global shipping from a carbon dependent industry into one that operates without greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a massive task. Container and roro carriers are already investing in the development of zero GHG technologies and are committed to enabling the industry’s transition to zero, but clear global regulations are needed. The World Shipping Council

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Nearly $1 million to support Technopole maritime du Québec

Rimouski – The governments of Canada and Quebec have granted a total of $966,000 in financial assistance over three years to Technopole maritime du Québec (TMQ) to stimulate and support growth in the cutting-edge sectors of marine technology and biotechnology as well as maritime transportation. This Rimouski-based NPO, a leader in Quebec and Canada in its field, brings together and mobilizes an entire ecosystem fostering innovation

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