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Negotiations continuing amidst Canada’s West Coast longshoremen strike

  A strike by longshoremen on Canada’s West Coast entered its third day today as negotiations in the presence of federal mediators resumed between maritime employers and the union representing 7,400 terminal and port workers at 29 ports in British Columbia. The strike will potentially have a significant domino effect on the Canadian economy and

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CSL releases 2022 corporate sustainability report

  The CSL Group, a global leader in responsible marine transportation services, has released its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report. Published annually, the report highlights CSL’s achievements in key areas such as decarbonization, marine pollution prevention, employee well-being, community engagement, and corporate governance. “Our report aims to inform and empower our customers, employees, suppliers, and communities

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On our Forum: Something ghoulish about tours of Titanic wreckage

By Michael Grey* I had just finished re-reading an old biography of Edward Wilson; doctor, scientist, naturalist, artist and Antarctic explorer, who died with Captain Scott and fellow members of the south polar party, in March 1912. Even across all these years, it is impossible to remain unmoved, reading his final letter to his wife,

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UNCTAD sees global trade rebounding, but outlook remains problematic

  Following two consecutive quarters of decline, global trade in goods and services rebounded between January and March 2023, but prospects for the rest of the year are bleak, according to the latest report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. During the first quarter of 2023, trade growth was positive for both

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Commercial vessels anchoring around BC’s Southern Gulf Islands to avoid nighttime arrivals or departures

  Vancouver – Starting July 1, commercial ship operators anchoring around the Southern Gulf Islands will be asked to avoid nighttime arrivals or departures, as the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and its industry partners work together to reduce the effects of Canada’s growing trade on coastal communities, the Port of Vancouver announced. Under the port

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Carrix buys Ceres Terminals from Macquarie Infrastructure

  Seattle, WA –  Carrix, a leading marine terminal operator in the U.S. and the Americas,  announced  that it has agreed to purchase Ceres Terminals from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III, a fund managed by Macquarie Asset Management. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Ceres was established over 60 years ago and now operates

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