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Port of Vancouver mid-year cargo volume declines 11%

  The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released 2022 mid-year statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo declined 11% to 68.3 million from 76.4 million metric tonnes (MMT) compared to the same period last year, reflecting impacts of a poor Canadian grain harvest, congestion caused by 2021 flooding in B.C., and

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Charbonne Hydrogen announces that it is now part of “The PIER” in Halifax (NS)

    BROSSARD, QC – Charbonne Hydrogen Corporation ( TSXV: CH) (“Charbone“)  announced the execution, as of August 16, 2022, of an agreement to lease an office space and associated office services with “The PIER” at the Halifax Seaport. The PIER, a center for port innovation, planning and strategy, has been established by the Halifax Port Authority and is

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Canadian Coast Guard demonstrates Arctic environmental response capacity in Iqaluit, Nunavut  

  YELLOWKNIFE, NT, – The Canadian Coast Guard held a training exercise involving a simulated marine oil spill clean-up operation on Thursday, September 15th. The exercise simulated the initial response to a significant diesel spill in the vicinity of the Port of Iqaluit. Response crews exercised observation, response, and beach flush missions. Led by Nunavut-based Canadian Coast

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Target, Electrolux, Philips and others join 2040 zero emission shipping commitment

  NEW YORK, NEW YORK] — Cargo Owners for Zero Emission Vessels (coZEV) proudly announced the addition of mega brands Beiersdorf, Dupont, Electrolux, ETTLI Kaffee, Moose Toys, Ohana Beverage Company, Philips, REI Co-op, Sisley, and Target to its 2040 Ambition Statement, the first-of-its-kind call to action from cargo owners to progressively switch all of their

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Research team to explore future energy options for Great Lakes shipping

 639-foot M/V Mark W. Barker is the first U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier built ( in the US) in nearly 40 years Washington – The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the launch of a 16-month study exploring low carbon options for shipping on the Great Lakes. The research group, led by the International Council on Clean Transportation

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Optimistic outlook for remainder of Seaway season 

During the month of August, 3.46 million tons of cargo moved through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system, bringing the year-to-date total to nearly 19.2 million tons shipped. While tonnage transported on the Seaway system is below the year-to-date total for 2021, total vessel transits remain stable for the same period. This shows that the

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