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REV LNG and HOPA complete first bunkering of European vessel at Hamilton

  New York-based LNG services provider REV LNG and the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) recently delivered LNG to the Fure Viten, a Furetank vessel under charter by Petro-Nav Desgagnés. It is the first European-owned vessel to receive LNG at Hamilton and represents more than 40 bunkering operations completed by Petro-Nav Desgagnés and REV LNG at HOPA

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The North American auto industry recognizes ArcelorMittal’s global decarbonisation efforts

  Port-Cartier, QC – ArcelorMittal Mining Canada announced that its parent company, ArcelorMittal, has won the 11th annual Altair Enlighten Award in the Sustainable Process category, and that the use of pyrolytic oil as a replacement for heavy fuel oil in Port-Cartier was one of the two featured projects. The construction of an industrial scale demonstration facility at ArcelorMittal’s steel plant in Ghent, Belgium, was

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Cargo liquefaction’s significant impact on bulk carrier casualties

  Cargo liquefaction still remains the greatest contributor to loss of life associated with bulk carrier losses while grounding remains the main cause of ship losses, according to the recently published Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2013-2022 from INTERCARGO. The document was submitted to the International Maritime Organization in May, ahead of the 9th session of

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Big delays and cost overruns in U.S. Coast Guard modernization programs

  According a report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), immature technologies and unstable designs have provoked significant delays and cost overruns in the U.S. Coast Guard’s highest priority modernization programs. The Coast Guard is modernizing its vessels in an effort known as recapitalization. The Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) and Polar Security Cutter (PSC)

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New tentative deal between British Colombia’s dockers and maritime employers

  The month-long labour conflict at British Columbia’s ports may be finally ending following a late night breakthrough on Sunday announcing a new (and third) tentative collective agreement between the docker union and maritime employers. In a joint statement, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada and the BC Maritime Employers Association said the new

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Enjoy! The Summer Edition of Maritime Magazine (No. 109) is online

  The summer issue is packed with substantial content. First, there is our annual review of developments at Canadian ports in times of increasing competitive and supply chain challenges. Secondly, another annual feature on a highly-topical subject for Canadian shippers seeking to develop overseas markets – the broadening perspectives in the Indo-Pacific region as the

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