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NEAS ceases Arctic sealift calls at Valleyfield

By Leo Ryan, Editor  Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping (NEAS) has decided to cease its regular calls at the Port of Valleyfield on the St. Lawrence Waterway, ending a relationship of some 20 years, confirmed Jean-Philippe Paquin, General Manager of the port located 70 km southwest of Montreal. Valleyfield has been a key staging ground in

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The City of Sorel-Tracy partners with QSL to develop its industrial-port zone

  Sorel-Tracy – The City of Sorel-Tracy and the Quebec company QSL have entered into a partnership for the development and operation of the Sorel-Tracy industrial-port zone (St. Lawrence sector). Under this agreement, QSL will develop and operate a port terminal on city property where Hydro-Québec’s thermal power plant once stood.  QSL is undergoing significant

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From Austria to America by rail and ship

  By consciously choosing sustainable means of transport, the Austrian wood giant Binderholz limited its proportion of road transport to a few kilometres when it shipped a large load of timber. The transatlantic shipment began its journey in Salzburg and continued via the port of Antwerp to America. Final destination: Port of Cleveland. The record

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Strong late season surge on St. Lawrence Seaway

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping continued to improve in November fueled by a surge in both Canadian and U.S. grain exports, the latest figures show.  The rush is expected to continue in the final weeks of the season with Canadian domestic fleets booked out and the number of ocean-going vessels currently in the system about

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The maritime sector keeps its head high at CargoM

MONTREAL – The Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, CargoM, is marking the retirement of Ms. Sylvie Vachon, the Chair of its Board of Directors and a founding member. At its last meeting, the Board of Directors elected Ms. Madeleine Paquin, President and CEO of Logistec Corporation, as its new Chair.    Ms. Vachon successfully united

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