In response to the Request for Qualification for the design and construction of a new container terminal in Contrecœur, as of October 30, the Montreal Port Authority has received bid responses from five bidders. These consortia expressed their intention to be qualified for the next step of the procurement process initiated by the Montreal
By Leo Ryan, Editor There will be no follow-up this year to the first dedicated container shipment via the St. Lawrence Seaway in four decades to a Great Lakes port. This was confirmed, in an interview, by Alexandre Beauchamp-Parent, President of Navigation Desgagnés, which last month deployed a geared, self-unloading vessel to transport nearly 400
New research from a team at the World Maritime University (WMU) underlines systemic failures in the implementation of the regulatory regime for seafarers’ hours of work and rest, undermining the credibility of international regulations relating to working hours. ‘A culture of adjustment’, by Dr. Raphael Baumler, Ms. Yvette deKlerk, Dr. Michael Ekow Manuel and Dr.
Québec City- Standing alongside the representatives of the Port of Québec, three elected municipal officials were present at a virtual conference to highlight the support offered by 170 municipalities and MRCs for the realization of the Laurentia project at the Port of Québec. For the municipalities concerned, the Port of Québec’s deep-water container terminal is a
Richmond, BC — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report into the container vessel Ever Summit striking the berth at Vanterm, in the Port of Vancouver. In the report, the Board expressed a concern relating to larger container vessels berthing at the Port of Vancouver and the capacity of existing terminal infrastructure to accommodate
Johnstown, ON- The Port of Johnstown and Logistec Stevedoring (Ontario) Inc. have renewed their cargo handling partnership for the next ten years. This successful partnership goes back as far as 25 years through Logistec’s Rideau Bulk team. The experts at Logistec and the Port of Johnstown have worked together to provide customers and supply chain partners with unparalleled cargo handling services on
By Jean-Francois Bouchard A marine acoustics research station will be deployed next spring in the center of the Laurentian Channel, off Rimouski. A unique project in the world co-directed by the Rimouski Institute of Marine Sciences (ISMER) of the University of Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR) and the applied research center Maritime Innovation. This research
Par Jean-François Bouchard Une station de recherche en acoustique marine sera déployée au printemps prochain au centre du chenal Laurentien, au large de Rimouski. Un projet unique au monde codirigé par l’Institut des sciences de la mer de Rimouski (ISMER) de l’Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) et le centre de recherche appliquée Innovation