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Trois-Rivières sets new cargo record of 4.2 million tonnes

  The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) announced it welcomed 260 vessels, including 25 cruise ships, and set a new cargo-handling record of 4.2 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2019.  “Once again, we owe this record-breaking year to our valued partners – our users, workers and customers. Their commitment makes the Port of Trois-Rivières a

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COVID testing accord reached for CCG crew members being deployed from Québec City to Arctic

By Leo Ryan, Editor Responding to questions from Maritime Magazine, the Canadian Coast Guard disclosed that an agreement has been reached with the provincial health authorities guaranteeing COVID-19 testing of crew members prior to deployment from Québec City to the Arctic for the whole icebreaking season. The icebreaking services starting June 22 and lasting until November

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Many vessels not complying with whale protection slowdown orders

OTTAWA – During a week in May, 72 percent of vessels were observed exceeding a voluntary 10 knot slowdown through the Cabot Strait, a key passage for endangered North Atlantic right whales as they migrate into the Gulf of St. Lawrence in search of food. The highest observed speed – 21.1 knots – was a

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More than 100 companies support the development of Laurentia project at Port of Québec

QUÉBEC, QC- More than one hundred companies have given their support to the development of Laurentia, the Port of Québec’s $775 million deep-water container terminal project, which will create a new economical supply chain for Quebec and Eastern Canadian importers and exporters, enabling them to gain efficient access to international markets in Asia and Europe, stated a press release. The

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Fednav receives the Blue Circle Award 2019

Vancouver, British Colombia– Fednav Limited is delighted to have been awarded the Port of Vancouver’s 2019 Blue Circle Award for the EcoAction program, showcasing the company’s continuous efforts in maintaining sustainable and high efficiency stewardship practices. The program rewards day-to-day operation above and beyond regulatory requirements by allowing financial incentives for vessels that have implemented

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St. Lawrence Shipoperators is saddened by the death of the humpback whale discovered in the St. Lawrence River (in French)

Photo: Réseau québécois d’urgences pour les mammifères marins Québec, le 11 juin 2020 – Armateurs du Saint-Laurent (ASL), l’association représentant les transporteurs maritimes québécois est attristée par la mort de la baleine à bosse qui semblerait avoir été frappée par un navire après s’être retrouvée dans la voie maritime du Saint-Laurent.  Rappelons que depuis plusieurs

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