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GE designated strategic partner of Davie’s Polar Icebreaker Program

LÉVIS, QC -Davie, Canada’s premier builder of Polar and ice-capable ships, today welcomed GE as a strategic partner in its Polar Icebreaker program. The latter is the flagship of Canada’s National Icebreaker Centre (NIC), which was launched last August. GE joins Vard and Serco as partners in Davie’s Polar program. Davie said it expects to soon announce steel, critical systems

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A maritime cybernetic security center opens in Montreal

MONTRÉAL – Polytechnique Montréal, Neptune Cyber and Davie Shipbuilding, have announced on Friday the start of a 5-year R&D partnership focussing on cyber security for maritime critical infrastructure. The partnership, which will create Canada’s Maritime Cyber Security Centre of Excellence, aims to develop and commercialize cyber security solutions for the maritime industry.  As in all spheres

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Enjoy! The Winter Edition of Maritime Magazine (#99) is online

Like most sectors of the global economy, the publishing world has been hit hard by the pandemic caused by COVID-19. Against the odds, once again, the winter 2020-2021 edition of Maritime Magazine awaits you with its special features on the Great Lakes-St Lawrence system and Arctic shipping, plus an exclusive interview of Sylvie Vachon on her 11

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World’s largest LNG bunkering vessel launched in China

  London – The world’s largest dual-purpose, LNG supply and bunkering vessel Avenir Allegiance was launched at Zhoushan Changhong International Shipyard Co. Ltd., China, on 27 January. Due for delivery from CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. (CIMC SOE) in the third quarter of 2021, this will be the first 20,000cbm vessel to join the fleet of

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New partnership announced at Davos to accelerate shipping decarbonization

  Geneva, Switzerland – The Mission Possible Partnership (MPP), a new coalition formed to accelerate the decarbonization of global industries representing 30% of global emissions, was launched yesterday at the Davos Agenda. The MPP brings together over 400 companies, along with their customers, suppliers, bankers, shareholders, and regulators, to build pathways to net-zero. Run by

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Steady as she goes at the Port of Trois-Rivières 

  In 2020, the Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.3 million metric tonnes (MMT). Although this is down from the record year of 2019, it is in line with the average of the last five years and with the forecasts made by the Port of Trois-Rivières.  Thus, the 2.9 MMT

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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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