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Fratianni of MGT chairs new board of Green Marine

Michael Fratianni, President of Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), was elected new Chair of the new board of Green Marine at its Annual General Meeting. He succeeds Ron Tursi, President of Guardian Ship Management, who has served on the Board for six years, the last year of which was as Chairman. “I look forward to

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Seaway cargo volumes impacted by COVID-19

While St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes decreased during the past two months due to economic shifts related to COVID-19, industry leaders said the binational trade and transportation corridor is ready to play its part in the economic recovery efforts in the coming months. The latest figures show that cargo transported on the St. Lawrence Seaway from April

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Support crew changeovers and keep ports/ships running urge UN entities

The world’s reliance on maritime transport makes it more important than ever to keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing, and to support ship crew changeovers, the United Nations maritime and trade entities said in a joint statement today signed by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary-General, United Nations

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Port of Prince Rupert volumes remain strong amidst COVID-19

May cargo volumes reveal that the Port of Prince Rupert’s performance remains strong during a challenging economic situation and illustrate that a diverse port complex is critical to ensuring resiliency, the West Coast Pacific gateway reported. Rising dry bulk activity has offset a sharp decrease in the intermodal sector. Overall, the Port of Prince Rupert’s

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Crew Voices: Fearful, Frustrated, Fatigued, Forgotten.

London. UK. Reporting for Human Rights at Sea, Port of London Authority Pilot, Ms. Ivana Carrioni-Burnett, provides an insight from her recent experiences in UK waters in relation to her interactions with seafarers during the COVID-19 crisis. Fearful, Frustrated, Fatigued, Forgotten These are the feelings which have been voiced by the crews I have been

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Canada among countries signing joint statement marking World Oceans Day

OTTAWA –  Prime Minister Trudeau was among world leaders signing a joint statement by the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy marking World Oceans Day: “Today, we celebrate World Oceans Day under unprecedented circumstances, as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated health and economic challenges,” the statement said. “We, the

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