The M/V Whistler is the first vessel to call the Port of Trois Rivières in 2020. The bulk carrier docked at the Port on January 5 at 8 p.m. after a 19-day crossing of the Atlantic. With its 20 crew members of mainly Filipino, but also Montenegrin, Croatian, Hellenic and Ukrainian nationality, the vessel left
Canada’s second largest port passed a historic milestone of 40 million tonnes of cargo in 2019, it was announced on the occasion of the annual Gold-Headed Cane awarded to the captain of the first ocean-going vessel to reach Montreal without a stopover in the New Year. It was also another record performance for container traffic.
Montréal, January 3, 2020 – The Exeborg became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2020, by crossing the downstream limits of the Port at Sorel on January 3, at 2:11 a.m. The Exeborg under the command of Captain Qin Xiao Fei, is a bulk carrier operated by
Pierre Terrien Publisher, Maritime Magazine The Government of Canada today declared in a press release that the Davie Shipyard has prequalified to become the third strategic partner in the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). The third partner shipyard under NSS will build six program icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. It was an open secret that
A proposal to set up a fund to support research and development into zero-emission ships was submitted today to IMO for discussion at the next meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee in April 2020. If it is eventually adopted and enters into force as an amendment to MARPOL, it would establish a levy on
As the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway heads into the final weeks of the 2019 shipping season, ports along the Great Lakes are reporting the wins and challenges they’re facing at the end of the year.Overall cargo on the St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 34 million metric tons at the end of November; down 6 per cent
Montréal, December 17, 2019 – A new free interactive exhibition is about to open at the Port Centre! Located at the Port of Montréal’s Grand Quay in the heart of Old Montreal, starting this Saturday, December 21, the All aboard! exhibition will offer an interactive, educational and fun way to learn a bit more about port
VICTORIA,BC- Seaspan Shipyards and its 2,700 employees have succeeded in delivering the CCGS Capt. Jacques Cartier, the Canadian Coast Guard’s newest state-of-the-art Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV), the second OFSV delivered by Seaspan. This ultimate milestone in the shipbuilding process took place exactly five months and two days after the delivery of its sister ship, the CCGS Sir John Franklin. These two ships are