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Telltale simulation of how the MSC ZOE lost its containers 

Photo: Havariekommando (Central command for maritime emergencies Germany)   On the night of January 1, 2019, MSC Zoe lost approximately 290 containers in heavy weather on the journey from Portugal to Bremerhaven. The loss of so many containers is an exceptional event and made headlines worldwide and prompted a very grueling rescue mission to retrieve

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Fednav improves Green Marine performance

Photo: Pierre Terrien Fednav recently received its new Green Marine certification. This year, Fednav improved its performance by one level in two of the program’s performance indicators: greenhouse gas emissions reduction and waste management. The Montreal-headquarted company emphased the entire Fednav team for this accomplishment! Green Marine is an environmental certification program for the North

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Canada joins Global Ocean Alliance: Advocates for protecting 30 per cent of the world’s ocean by 2030

Photo: Pierre Terrien Today, during the Protecting the Ocean’s Most Important Places webinar, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, announced Canada has joined the United Kingdom and other countries in the Global Ocean Alliance. The Alliance’s goal is to advocate with international partners for ambitious ocean action

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More than 4,000 maritime jobs to fill in Quebec  

Quebec City, July 8, 2020 – A new study released today by the Human Resources Sectorial Committee of the Maritime Industry (CSMOIM) shows that the Québec maritime industry is responsible for 15 600 direct jobs, up 9% from the preceding study, which dates from 2016. Furthermore, maritime-sector organizations foresee that they will have more than

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CMA CGM joins the fight against illegal trafficking of protected species

CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, is reinforcing its procedures for shipping protected species, the trade in which is regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). As part of these tighter procedures, shippers must expressly state whether a species is covered by

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G3 Terminal Vancouver opens on Canada’s West Coast

  Winnipeg-based G3 has announced the opening of G3 Terminal Vancouver, a state-of-the-art grain export terminal at the Port of Vancouver on Canada’s West Coast. Together with G3’s growing network of state-of-the-art loop track grain elevators on the Prairies and in partnership with Canada’s railways, G3 Terminal Vancouver is transforming Canada’s grain supply chain.  The

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Montreal docker-employer negotiations resuming July 13

After five days of what was described as intense negotiations, the longshore union at the Port of Montreal , CUPE 375, and the Maritime Employers Association (MEA) today announced a resumption of their talks for July 13 with a view to concluding a new collective agreement replacing the one that expired on December 31, 2018.

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