The federal Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard and the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change have signed a ministerial order prohibiting the destruction of the critical habitat of the copper redhorse under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). The order was published today in the Canada Gazette. While it
By Michael Grey* There will be few seafarers today who sail off to the Gulf of Guinea with a light heart and cheerful demeanour, any more than they did a couple of hundred years ago, when disease was endemic along its shores. It is a different sort of blight today, with the depredations of
Taiwanese Ping Shin 101 on which occurred the murders at sea described in this gut wretching article by investigative reporter Ian Urbina*. Photo Credit: Fish-I Africa The men are helpless in the open water, clinging to floating debris, tossed by the rolling ocean waves. Several large fishing ships circle. None of the victims have life jackets, but no one makes
The UK Chamber of Shipping has announced plans for a global online meeting with an agenda which will address trade barriers and improving collaboration on green R&D initiatives. The ‘M7’ meeting will ‘match’ the invitation lists for the G7 meeting which will take place in the UK later this year. Representatives from the UK,
CityBarge One pusher tug and barge are operating in Leiden (source: Kotug) Kotug International has established an inland shipping division combining electric-powered pusher tugs and smart dispatch and route planning applications for the inland water transportation industry. With these logistics solutions, KOTUG aims to support the worldwide energy transition and the modal shift from
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.