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HOPA ports posts 9% increase in cargo

Hamilton, ON – HOPA Ports saw a total of 11.2 million mt of cargo through Hamilton and Oshawa’s ports during the 2021 shipping season, up 9 per cent from the same time period the previous year. A total of 678 vessels visited its two ports during the 2021 season, 600 in Hamilton, and 78 in

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Cargill, Mitsui and Maersk Tankers sign first customers for their Njord green technological solution

Njord aims to accelerate cost-effective and industry-wide greenhouse gas reductions.The companies have signed contracts with five owners and expect to enter more partnerships in the future.  Created in 2019, Njord brings shipowners, charterers, vendors and financiers closer together, helping to make vessels more fuel-efficient and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.  With new regulations, vessel owners

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Port of Duluth-Superior records 27% cargo increase

DULUTH, Minn. — Rebounding from pandemic-induced lows in 2020, total maritime tonnage through the Port of Duluth-Superior climbed to 32.9 million short tons in 2021. This total represented a 27 percent season-over-season increase and a 2.3 percent improvement over the five-season average. Iron ore, the port’s leading cargo by tonnage, led the upswing. The total

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Chris Hall new President of Shipping Federation of Canada

The Board of Directors of the Shipping Federation of Canada has announced the appointment of Christopher Hall as President, effective February 14, 2022. He will succeed Michael Broad, President since January 2004. Chris is an experienced transportation professional with deep roots in the maritime community. As Vice President of Operations and Harbour Master at the

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2021 traffic of almost 4 million tonnes for the Port of Trois-Rivières

Trois-Rivières – In 2021, the Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.9 million metric tonnes (MMT), with an estimated value of $5.3 billion. Compared to 2020, this represents a 20% increase in Port activities.  Thus, the 3.3 MMT of dry bulk traffic represented 85% of the total tonnage, liquid bulk with 240,000

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New Windsor Salt – CSL vessel on its way to Halifax

MONTREAL – M/V Nukumi, Canada Steamship Lines‘ (CSL) new purpose-designed self-unloading ship built to service Windsor Salt, departed on her maiden voyage earlier today. The cutting-edge vessel with a deadweight of 26,000 metric tonnes will be the first diesel-electric Laker and the first single point loader to operate in Canada. Leveraging their shared values of

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