BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has elected Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited as President of the organization’s online general meeting on Thursday 20 May 2021. Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the fifth president to be based in Asia and the third to be based in
Ocean Group has signed a contract with Hydro-Québec for the replacement and addition of permanent and seasonal booms in the vicinity of dams located along the St. Lawrence River, between Coteau-du-Lac and Pointe-des-Cascades in the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges and between Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and Beauharnois in the MRC Beauharnois-Salaberry. Initiated in the fall of 2020,
Speaking to graduates of the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, President Biden underlined the U.S. intention to defend open and safe sea lanes in the Arctic and South China Sea. The message was particularly aimed at such countries as Russia and China seeking to establish greater military presence in the maritime regions.
CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, yesterday presented its 2019-2020 report to more than 75 people at its annual general meeting of members. Attended by numerous transportation and logistics stakeholders, some of the projects covered met the specific problems of this eventful year while other initiatives were implemented to support our supply
In the wake of its recent official opening, the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate (VMCC) has announced the launch of Operation Flagship. Operation Flagship will be at the heart of VMCC’s services and will help facilitate the provision of climate solution pilots and accelerate the implementation and/or adoption of emission reduction solutions. The purpose of these pilot projects is to help ship owners, operators, ports &
The Liberian Registry today announced it has attained a historic milestone, reaching a fleet size of 200 million gross tons. This achievement further confirms the position of Liberia as the second largest, and fastest growing, ship registry in the world. The Liberian flag registered 524 ships in 2020 and 276 ships have been registered
Monaco-based Eneti has announced it is in advanced discussions with several American shipbuilders for the construction of a Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV). This vessel would be constructed, financed, and operated by American citizens in compliance with the Jones Act, in order to address the heightened demand for transportation and installation capacity on the
Canadian Great Lakes ports and the St. Lawrence Seaway are reporting an uptick in cargo shipments this season, a reflection of the economic upturn in North America. St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes from March 22 through April 30 totaled 4 million metric tonnes, up 3.7 per cent from the same time period in 2020.