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New IMO study highlights sharp rise in short-lived climate pollution from shipping

Photo: Earthjustice Washington, D.C. — The International Maritime Organization (IMO) released yesterday the final report of the Fourth IMO Greenhouse Gas Study. Prepared by a global consortium of organizations led by CE Delft and including The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) researchers, the study finds that total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from maritime shipping

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Montreal docker-employer talks resume tomorrow

photo CUPE 375 By Leo Ryan, Editor Amidst ongoing strikes by the CUPE 375 longshore union at the Port of Montreal, negotiations are slated to re-open tomorrow and continue until Friday, confirmed a spokesperson for the Maritime Employers Association (MEA). The two sides have been locked in tense talks for many months to conclude a

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Nigeria getting serious about monitoring activities around maritime frontiers

De Haas DHM 1050 boats for Nigeria. Photo: Defense Web The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (Nimasa) has taken delivery of patrol vessels and rigid-hulled inflatable boats as part of its Deep Blue maritime security project, and is gearing up to receive maritime surveillance jets, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles and other equipment. In February

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Ocean Startup Project launches Ocean Startup Challenge

Photo: Pierre Terrien With the world’s longest coastline, globally renowned research facilities and experts, government programs and supports, and a steady flow of talent, Canada is the right place to start or grow a successful ocean tech company. The Ocean Startup Project is looking for diverse entrepreneurs and innovators from rural, Indigenous and urban communities

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Chantier Davie establishing Arctic icebreaking research centre

  LÉVIS, QC – Chantier Davie, Canada’s premier builder of polar and ice-capable ships, today launched the National Icebreaker Centre (NIC) – reflecting its leadership role in the rejuvenation of Canada’s entire icebreaking fleet under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. “Davie’s National Icebreaker Centre puts Canada in the global vanguard of ultra-modern, versatile and sustainable polar and ice-capable vessel construction,” said James Davies,

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