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Port of Montreal joins Getting to Zero Coalition

The Port of Montreal announced that it has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition. An alliance of more than 150 companies in the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors, the Getting to Zero Coalition is working to decarbonize the shipping industry by introducing zero-emission commercial ships and developing carbon-neutral bunkering solutions.  For many years, the

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Enjoy Maritime Magazine spring edition (# 104) – now online!

Our spring 2022 edition highlights two special features plus the editor’s First Watch column that covers the eventual potential impact on Arctic developments of Russia’s deplorable invasion of Ukraine. One feature examines the expansion of shortsea shipping developments on Canada’s east and west coasts. The other is our annual review of growing opportunities for shippers,

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Cruise comeback launched at Port of Montreal

After two cancelled cruise seasons due to pandemic-related health restrictions, the Port of Montreal has welcomed its first cruise ships since 2019.On Saturday, May 7, the 226-passenger Ocean Navigator docked at the Port of Montreal’s Grand Quay for a stopover on its itinerary to explore the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes between Portland,

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Port Saint John celebrates 10 years with MSC

Port Saint John is in a period of significant growth with container volumes increasing by 52% over the past five years.  This growth was first stimulated in 2012 when MSC, a global leader in transportation and logistics, began calling on Port Saint John. The introduction of this global service was an instrumental step toward the

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Repatriation completed of more than 600 Kiribati seafarers

Over 600 Kiribati seafarers trapped overseas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic have now been repatriated, some after two years of being stranded, the International Chamber of Shipping announced. The last six seafarers landed by plane in Tarawa on Monday. This marked the end of a two-year repatriation effort led by a coalition of

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MARAD ups funding for U.S ports to $684 million

Washington – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that up to $684.3 million is now available for Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants, to be awarded on a competitive basis to projects that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of goods into, out of, around, or within a port.

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Ports of Duisburg and Rotterdam intensify cooperation

The port authorities of Duisburg and Rotterdam have jointly signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to renew and expand their cooperation agreements that date back to 2020. Besides existing agreements relating to the optimisation of logistical connections, the cooperation will be expanded to include initiatives in the area of digitisation and the energy transition. The

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Maersk announces plans for new Toronto distribution center to accelerate Canadian supply chain flows

El Segundo, California USA – Performance Team – A Maersk Company has announced plans for a new Toronto distribution center opening in November 2022 and designed to serve the growth of Canada’s import and export cargoes via ocean, rail, air and road.End-to-end supply chain solutions will be created by Maersk’s multi-gateway Ocean services calling the Port of

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