Brussels – Shippers and carriers met yesterday to talk about the causes and effects of recent supply chain disruption coinciding with the COVID 19 pandemic. The meeting brought together a broad representation of members from the European Shippers Council (ECS) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) and the Secretariat of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations
Davie Shipbuilding has announced the appointment of Denis Boucher as Vice President Public Affairs and Strategic Relationships, with a primary focus on Québec. Mr Boucher will join the Davie executive team and lead government and public affairs with a strong focus on developing key relationships and partnerships to support Davie’s strategic priorities and long-term vision.
This month MSC Group and Mercy Ships are celebrating a unique ten-year partnership focused on bringing hope and healing in Africa. Mercy Ships is an international charity that uses hospital ships to provide free healthcare services and medical capacity building for poor and underserved communities without easy access to medical facilities, providing lifesaving and life-changing
KOTUG Canada Inc., a partnership between KOTUG International B.V. and Canada’s Horizon Maritime Inc., has been awarded a long-term agreement with Trans Mountain, operator of Canada’s only oil pipeline servicing the west coast of Canada providing tidewater access to foreign markets for Canada’s petroleum resources. KOTUG Canada will provide escort towage to tankers loaded at
Vancouver – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, has announced $8.7M in funding for four new projects under the National Trade Corridors Fund, which will help to improve operational efficiencies at one of Canada’s major export gateways. Under the National Trade Corridors Fund, the Government of Canada will contribute $7.4M to three projects to be undertaken by the Vancouver Fraser Port: *The
Shari Grady, SLSMC Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Shari Grady to the role of Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance. For over 60 years, the SLSMC has worked closely with stakeholders to strengthen partnerships, enhance efficiencies and drive sustainability.
The Mission to Seafarers has raised over £465,000 for its ongoing Sustaining Crew Welfare Campaign, thanks to the generosity of donors from across the maritime industry. Ocean Network Express and X-Press Feeders Ltd have doubled their previous donations, recognising the need for immediate support and call for others to join the cause, in addition to
The three mega shipping alliances cut a quarter of all Asia-North Europe port calls on the 18 main loops over the past five months to mitigate operations heavily impacted by continuing congestion, according to latest newsletter from Alphaliner. The addition of 77 inducement calls only partly compensated for the massive port omissions – 383 all