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JERA concludes agreements with NYK and MOL on transporting fuel ammonia

  JERA Co., Inc. of Japan today concluded memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (“NYK”) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (“MOL”) related to cooperation in transporting fuel ammonia for the Hekinan Thermal Power Plant, expected to begin commercial operation in the late 2020s. Under its “JERA Zero CO2 Emissions 2050” objective, JERA has

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Maritime Magazine 106 is online!

  We are especially proud to distribute our 2022 autumn issue due to its substantial topical content. Our annual feature on North Atlantic perspectives underscores not only the growing impact on Canadian east coast ports but also the relative stability of this maritime trade compared with other global trade lanes. Another annual feature covers the

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Canada investing $1.2b in next phase of Oceans Protection Plan

  Vancouver, BC –   The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, today announced over $1.2 billion for 29 initiatives as part of the next phase of the Oceans Protection Plan. Since 2016, the Government of Canada has dedicated $3.5 billion to the Oceans Protection Plan, making it the largest investment Canada has ever made to protect its coasts and waterways. The new

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BC Ferries’ Mayne Queen takes a bow after 57 years of service

  VICTORIA – November 19th is the last official full-time run for BC Ferries’ Mayne Queen, ending more than half a century of service for residents and visitors of the Southern Gulf Islands. It’s the kind of legacy that deserves a “victory lap” and in true rock star fashion the ship will perform an encore

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Federal government rejects proposal for expanded Baffinland development

  The federal government has given a final thumbs-down to the proposal by Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. to build a railroad and double its annual shipping output from its Mary River mine to 12 million tons. The decision was announced on November 16 by Northern Affairs Minister Daniel Vandal. “After careful consideration and consultations, the

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Minister of Transport introduces bill to strengthen Canada’s port system and railway safety

  Ottawa – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, today introduced the Strengthening the Port System and Railway Safety in Canada Act in the House of Commons which seeks to modernize Canada’s ports and railway systems. Canadians have experienced supply chain challenges firsthand and the impacts that come with them, like the rising cost of everyday products,

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