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Offshore wind power projects in US could create 50,000 jobs

  The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of the United States Department of Energy  has released a report indicating that the U.S. goal of generating 30 Gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power by 2030 will potentially create nearly 50,000 new American jobs. But it stresses that billions of dollars of major upgrades in ports and

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Port of Québec presents 2035 vision

  The Port of Québec today presented Vision 2035 which will guide all daily decisions. In Vision 2035, the Port pledges to earn the recognition of its fellow citizens for the responsible management of its territory, its respect of the environment, and its protection of biodiversity, while positioning itself as a world leader in establishing

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Clean Arctic Alliance urges compulsory measures to reduce impact of underwater noise from ships on marine wildlife

  The Clean Arctic Alliance today welcomed the progress made this week by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to address the impact of underwater noise from ships on marine wildlife but warned that further delay in the development of an action program clearly setting out the next steps – including compulsory measures – will prevent

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Maersk integrating Hamburg Sud and Sealand into unified brand

  Following the decision this week of Maersk and MSC to end their vessel-sharing 2M alliance in 2025, Maersk announced today it will unify its brands by integrating Hamburg Sud and Sealand. “We believe that by integrating these into the Maersk brand, we will be able to ease logistical difficulties, whilst also offering more variety,

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Port of Vancouver container traffic dips in 2022

  Statistics released by the Port of Vancouver for 2022 cargo traffic show total container traffic down 3.3% at 3.5 million 20ft equivalent units (TEUs). Canada’s largest port handled 3.7 million TEUs in 2021. For 2022, full import containers dropped by 4% to 1.8 million units while full export containers declined by 20% to 703,005

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World-unique methanol bunkering at Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg

  A milestone for the use of methanol as a marine fuel was achieved in the Port of Gothenburg on January 23, as the methanol propelled vessel Stena Germanica was the first non-tanker vessel in the world to be bunkered with methanol ship to ship. “This is a door-opening demonstration, proving that there is a

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Record year since creation of Sept-Îles Port Authority

  Sept-Îles, QC -With a total of 33.4 million tonnes, the Port Authority is very pleased to report its best year of port activity since its creation in 1999. This was an increase of 4.1% compared to the previous year when some 32.1 million tonnes were handled. This significant level of port activity on the

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Maersk and MSC ending 2M Alliance in 2025

  The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) announced today they have agreed to terminate an eight-year-old vessel sharing alliance in January 2025, citing the need to pursue “individual strategies” to meet future goals. The two shipping lines had established the 2M alliance as a means of coping competitively

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