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Three groups qualified to submit bids for Contrecoeur project 

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) today announced that a new phase is underway to complete its major expansion project in Contrecœur, as three bid respondents qualified. The selected bid files are from (in alphabetical order): Axium Infrastructure Canada and Pomerleau Capital Ports America Holdings Terminal Investment Limited (TIL)   The international Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

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On Our FORUM:  Uncontrollable monsters on the high seas 

By Michael Grey* “She’s not answering her helm, Pilot!” It is not what anyone on the bridge of any ship wants to hear from the helmsman, particularly when the ship is very large, approaching a bend in the channel or some other nail-biting element of the passage from berth to sea. We don’t yet know

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Enhanced FMC oversight of three global ocean carrier alliances

Washington – The three global ocean carrier alliances (2M, OCEAN, and THE) and each of their member companies will now be required to provide enhanced pricing and capacity information, providing the Federal Maritime Commission with uniform data to use in assessing ocean carrier behavior and marketplace competitiveness, the FMC announced. The newly mandated information will

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HMCS Toronto arrives at Davie Shipyard

Lévis – Davie Shipbuilding has welcomed the Halifax-class frigate HMCS Toronto for a major Docking Work Period (DWP) program. The HMCS Toronto is expected to enter the Lorne drydock at Davie in the coming weeks where it will spend several months before re-entering service for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). Considered the RCN’s backbone, the entire fleet of 12 Halifax-class frigates is undergoing

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World Shipping Council seeks overhaul of IMO ‘green’ directives

The World Shipping Council, whose members operate 90% of global container carrying capacity, has urged the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to revisit its greenhouse gas emission regulations. The WSC wants the directives to be overhauled so that all carriers are working off the same rulebook while making costly changes needed to cut emissions significantly. Achieving

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QSL wins prestigious Occupational Health and Safety Award 

Québec – QSL, a world-class company specializing in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transportation across North America, is proud to have been recognized for the excellence of its occupational health and safety practices during the most prestigious business competition in Quebec, Les Mercuriades. QSL’s “near miss” disclosure campaign stood out among cutting-edge

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Sanexen selected for major waste management project in northern Québec

Montréal – SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corporation, in collaboration with its affiliate Avataani Environmental Services Inc, has been awarded a two-year contract by the Kativik Regional Government to revalorize an estimated 4,000 tonnes of metallic residual materials from the Northern community of Kangirsuk. This project is part of Nunavik’s major Residual Materials

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Port Saint John underlines commitment to decarbonization

Port Saint John has demonstrated its commitment to tackling climate change by being among the first two companies to receive Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from Saint John Energy.   RECs are internationally recognized certificates designed to help energy buyers achieve net-zero goals by certifying that they are buying electricity from a renewable source. The renewable energy will

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