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Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Center and Chile conclude green corridor agreement

The Ministry of Energy in Chile and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping today announced a formal agreement to establish a network of green corridors allowing for green maritime transportation of goods in and out of Chile. The project will include direct support from the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications, and the

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On our Forum: The ‘disgraceful’ HR and PR behaviour of P&O Ferries

By Michael Grey* “In the shipping industry,” an old Greek shipowner once said to me, “we operate not with the help of the government, but in spite of it”. And it is absolutely true, no matter where a shipping operation might be based, although some governments are more landlubberly than others. This statement, uttered more

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Port of Virginia on track to become deepest US East Coast port 

Norfolk, VA — The recently approved federal work plan contains the final piece of funding for The Port of Virginia’s dredging project that will create the deepest and widest shipping channels on the US East Coast by late 2024. The work plan released last week by the US Army Corps of Engineers allocates funding from the

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U.S. government establishes Marine Debris Foundation 

A new U S organization is joining the fight to keep ocean and Great Lakes free of marine debris. The Washington-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) selected the inaugural Board of Directors for the new Marine Debris Foundation, a group that will augment federal efforts to address marine debris.  “Marine debris is one of the

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Davie shipyard workers approve long-term agreement

Lévis, Québec- Davie Shipbuilding announced that 86% of its production workers, members of the Syndicat des travailleurs du chantier naval de Lauzon inc. (STCNL) affiliated with the Fédération de l’industrie manufacturière de la Confédération des syndicats nationaux (FIM-CSN), have voted in favor of a ground-breaking new long-term collective agreement. This new collective agreement will run

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Big cruise comeback at Port of Prince Rupert

The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced today the return of cruise vessels to the Port of Prince Rupert this summer with the release of the 2022 cruise vessel schedule. In all, 26 cruise vessels with approximately 14,010 passengers are expected between May and September. After a two-year hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the

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MPA-CN agreement on Contrecoeur terminal rail component

Montreal — The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Canadian National Railway (CN) announced that they have reached an agreement to integrate rail transport at the MPA’s new container terminal in Contrecœur. This initiative will help maximize the terminal’s efficiency and ensure a competitive commercial offering. Along with a private partner that will be retained to develop and

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