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Port of Saint John 2020 cargo attains 26MT

  Overall cargo volume at Port Saint John for the year 2020 was 25,984,654 metric tonnes (MT), representing a 2% increase over 2019. In the container sector, both TEUs and tonnage experienced year-over-year increases in 2020, with TEUs increasing to 79,179 TEUs (15% over 2019) and tonnage increasing to 580,279 MT (19% over 2019).    This

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CN wins award as one of world’s most sustainable corporations

  MONTREAL — CN announced today that it ranked 10th on the Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 Index of the most sustainable corporations in the world, earning a place among corporations delivering superior financial performance and leading the race to a zero emissions economy. CN is the only railway company included on the list this

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SIU Canada urges inclusion of seafarers in ‘Phase 2’ vaccinations

  The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has called on officials from the Provinces and Territories across the country to include marine sector workers in their ‘Phase 2’ plans to vaccinate essential workers against the COVID-19 virus. Up to this point, there has been no direct mention of seafarers and marine sector workers in

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DNV GL awards AiP to KSOE for wing-sail propulsion system

DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (KSOE) for a wing-sail auxiliary propulsion system for ships.  The wind-powered auxiliary propulsion system is the result of a joint research project from KSOE, the shipbuilding holding company of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, and SK Shipping, to develop wind-powered eco-friendly

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Norway’s Havyard developing hydrogen zero-emission vessels in new segment

 Europe is devoting extensive resources to achieving the climate goals, and the maritime industry is part of the solution. Green solutions and zero-emission vessels are in high demand in several segments. Now, a European player has contracted Havyard to develop a new ship concept for cargo transport, and it must be emission free. The partner

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Halifax 2020 cargo down in single digits

The Port of Halifax saw its total and container cargo decline in 2020, but not to the extent that was initially anticipated, indicated port spokesman Lane Farguson. “Several factors affected cargo volumes in 2020, including reduced wood pulp imports, rail disruptions early in the year, industrial action at other ports, and the ongoing global pandemic

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Finnish Norsepower installs two tiltable rotor sails

HELSINKI – Norsepower announced Wednesday that it has installed two 35-meter rotor sails aboard a ro/ro operated by Sea-Cargo, a shipowner in the North Sea market. This installation marks the world’s first tiltable Rotor Sail, showcasing that vessels that have to negotiate height restricted routes can benefit from this fuel and emissions-saving solution. According to

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