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The Ports of Montréal, Québec and Trois-Rivières Look to Jointly Strengthen the St. Lawrence Corridor

MONTRÉAL and TROIS-RIVIÈRES, QC – The Port Authorities of Montréal, Québec and Trois-Rivières have announced the creation of a working group to identify and facilitate the implementation of joint initiatives. The signing of a collaboration agreement between these three ports on the St. Lawrence River is motivated by strategic, environmental, and economic factors. The three ports

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Port of Halifax targets 1.6 million TEUs by 2070

 Halifax, NS – The Halifax Port Authority 50-Year Plan looks at port planning to 2070 and the various benchmarks that will trigger expansion projects.“Our goal is to build smart, in a way that is financially and environmentally sustainable, and that complements our surrounding community,” said Captain Allan Gray, President and CEO, Halifax Port Authority. “We

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Lowering containership emissions through Just In Time arrivals

Just In Time (JIT) arrivals allow ships to optimise speed during their voyage to arrive in port when berth, fairway and nautical services are available. Containerships can reduce fuel consumption and resulting carbon dioxide emissions by 14% on a per voyage basis using JIT arrival, according to a new study, commissioned by the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050’s

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Maersk aquires Senator International

Copenhagen: A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk) announced on Jun 2 the closing of the acquisition of Senator International, a well-renowned global company in freight forwarding. Under this takeover, Maersk will make use of the firm’s well-developed airfreight network, well-established full container load and less than container load network, and specialised services in packaging, warehousing, and

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Canada confirms Davie’s progress to become the third national shipbuilding strategy partner

Lévis, Québec – Davie, Canada’s largest and highest capacity shipbuilder, announced that the Government of Canada has officially confirmed its progress to the final stage of becoming a National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) partner. This will see Davie deliver to Canada a range of vessels including a new fleet of state-of-the-art heavy icebreakers.   Davie will now

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Joint statement on limited resumption of work in the Arctic Council

Ottawa – Canada, Finland, Iceland, the Kingdom of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the United States, today issued the following statement: “In response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine—a flagrant violation of the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity, based on international law—the other founding states of the Arctic Council—Canada, Finland, Iceland, the Kingdom of Denmark,

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