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.
PSA Halifax terminal has welcomed the maiden call of CMA CGM Marco Polo, which at 16,022 TEU capacity is the largest containerized vessel to call on any Canadian port, further strengthening CMA CGM’s weekly Columbus-JAX service (Ocean Alliance AWE3) arriving direct from South Asia and China. The vessel will break the U.S. East Coast
The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions in 2050, but it is narrow and requires an unprecedented transformation of how energy is produced, transported and used globally, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in a landmark special report ‘Net Zero by 2050: a Roadmap for the
The “Trade Wings 2,500”: an innovative container ship with a capacity of 2,500 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit), designed jointly by VPLP Design (France), Alwena Shipping (France), SDARI (China) and AYRO (France) has received Approval in Principle from Bureau Veritas. With an overall length of 197m and a breadth of 32m, the vessel offers a