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Madeleine Paquin selected one of the Great Builders of the Québec economy

Montreal, Québec – As part of its celebration of the Great builders of the Québec economy, the Institute for Governance of private and public organizations (IGOPP) has named Madeleine Paquin, President and CEO of LOGISTEC Corporation, Louis Audet, Executive Chair of the Board of Cogeco, and Lino Saputo, founder of Saputo, as the laureates of

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Admiral Linda Fagan first woman to head U.S. Coast Guard

Adm. Linda Fagan has been formally appointed to the post of commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, making her the first woman to head a U.S. military service. Her nomination was approved by unanimous consent in the Senate earlier this week. Adm. Fagan will replace outgoing commandant Adm. Karl Schultz upon his retirement. She will

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CSL’s Nukumi begins service for Windsor Salt

Earlier this week, Canada Steamship Lines’ new diesel-electric self-unloading vessel, MV Nukumi, successfully completed its inaugural loading and discharge of de-icing salt for dedicated customer, Windsor Salt. “The successful launch of Nukumi’s operations is the culmination of many years of planning with our visionary partner, Windsor Salt, to achieve the next level of safe, sustainable and

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Maersk upgrades vessels on Canada Express service with North Europe

A.P Moller Maersk Group has announced that two modern vessels, Vistula Maersk and Vayenga Maersk – each of 3,600 TEU capacity – will phase-in Canada Express service (North Europe to/from Canada) to replace existing vessels.The new vessels are among the world’s largest ice-class containerships, designed specifically for operation in icy water conditions, the carrier said,

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Sustainable Marine delivers first floating tidal power to Nova Scotia grid

Edinburgh, Scotland – Ocean energy pioneer Sustainable Marine announced it has successfully harnessed the enormous tidal currents in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, delivering the first floating in-stream tidal power to Nova Scotia’s grid. Sustainable Marine CEO Jason Hayman said it marks a significant milestone both for the company and Canada’s broader marine energy ambitions. It demonstrates

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ICS and Suez Canal Authority sign cooperation agreement

Admiral Osama Rabie, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, and Esben Poulsson, the Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, have witnessed the signing of a memorandum of understanding for a joint cooperation between the Suez Canal Authority and the International Chamber of Shipping, on the sidelines of the first official visit of the

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World first autonomous ship voyage in congested waters

The world’s first autonomous commercial ship voyage in congested waters, powered by Orca AI, in partnership with the Designing the Future of Full Autonomous Ships (DFFAS) and The Nippon Foundation, has been successfully completed after 40 hours of navigation, with full autonomy being activated 99% of the journey’s time.The trial was performed by cargo ship

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Port of Rotterdam unveils ambitious hydrogen supply plan

The Port of Rotterdam has unveiled an ambitious plan to supply regional transport and industrial end-users in Europe with 4.6 million tonnes of sustainable hydrogen annually by 2030. Europe’s largest port indicated that the deal would involve arrangements with about 70 companies and hydrogen-exporting countries.The project was outlined Tuesday by Allard Castelein, CEO of the

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