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GCT Canada buys 10 more Konecranes for Deltaport terminal

  GCT Canada has ordered 10 Konecranes RTGs (rubber-tired gantry cranes) for its GCT Deltaport container terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The terminal currently operates a fleet of 12 Konecranes RTGs. The new cranes will be delivered in Q1 2024. “When the new RTGs are working, we’ll have a high-performing fleet of 22 Konecranes

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Algoma Central Corporation and Furetank double investment in product tankers

  St. Catharines, ON –  Algoma Central Corporation  today announced that it has doubled its investment in the FureBear joint venture, and will construct four additional dual-fuel ice class 1A 17,999 DWT climate-friendly product tankers with their partner Furetank AB  of Sweden, bringing the total investment to eight vessels. Algoma owns 50% of the joint

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Transport Canada invests in new Hamilton transload facility

   Hamilton, ON – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, today announced up to nearly $5 million in funding under the National Trade Corridors Fund for the Building Capacity in Canada’s Steel Supply Chain project. The close to $10 million total project will be undertaken by the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority and will relieve

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Action Plan warns up to 800,000 seafarers will require additional training to meet decarbonisation goals

  Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt: A new Action Plan, launched at COP 27 by UN organizations, shipowners and unions, sets out recommendations to upskill seafarers to meet shipping’s decarbonisation goals. The plan is in response to findings from new research, the modelling of which cautions that as many as 800,000 seafarers will require additional training

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Adam Tindall-Schlicht appointed first Administrator of U.S. seaway agency since 2016

  The White House has announced the appointment of former Milwaukee port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as the next Administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS). Mr. Tindall-Schlicht resigned his position at Port Milwaukee on October 19. In recent years, the GLS has been managed by Deputy Administrator Craig Middlebrook. An agency of

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Surging grain and potash shipments at Thunder Bay

  Shipments of Western Canadian grain are on the rise at the Port of Thunder Bay.  Grain elevators handled 840,000 tonnes of wheat, canola, and other grains during the month of October.  Monthly grain shipments increased by 33% from September, and 8% over last October.  The increase was expected as the fall grain harvest moves

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Davie could generate impact of $21b to Canadian economy

     Lévis, QC – New data from a study, conducted by consulting and advisory firm Deloitte LLP in Canada, shows that the entry of Davie Shipbuilding (Davie) in the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS), and other key programs, will create even greater economic benefits than highlighted in the original analysis published in 2020. As part

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