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Cap Saint-Laurent catalogue launched

  To mark Quebec’s maritime sector conference, the Assises québécoises du secteur maritime, on May 9, 2023, CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, and Sodes, the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council, have launched Cap Saint-Laurent – the online catalogue of actors and partners in Quebec’s maritime and port sector. Funded by the ministère des Relations internationales et de

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ABS unveils advanced technology to tackle ammonia safety challenges

  Houston, Texas – In a pioneering safety development,  American classification service firm ABS is using advanced modeling and simulation technologies to develop emergency response methods to assist ports and crew in responding to ammonia leaks or spills.  It is the first step towards a comprehensive and fast ammonia release response system, capable of predicting the

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KOTUG Canada and Sc’ianow First Nation sign mutual benefits agreement

  KOTUG Canada Inc. and Sc’ianew First Nation have signed a Mutual Benefits Agreement, outlining details of the unique and meaningful partnership that supports KOTUG Canada’s long-term agreement with Trans Mountain for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMEP). The agreement encompasses the provision and operation of a Spill Response Vessel and two Escort Tugs to

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DP World celebrates $350 million Vancouver port expansion

  DP World and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have celebrated two historic events – the completion of the Centerm Expansion Project at DP World Vancouver, and the 100th anniversary of the port’s marine terminal operations. These two events highlight British Columbia’s (BC) ongoing leadership in sustainable trade, technological innovation and introducing Canadian goods to

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On our Forum: Taking the pulse of the Seafarers’ Happiness Index

Michael Grey* When I was at sea, or afterwards, in shore-side employment, nobody ever asked me whether I was happy. If this unexpected inquiry had been made, I would have been instantly suspicious, anticipating that this was a preliminary to some unwanted bad news. It probably was inculcated very early on – during my first

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New collaboration to improve leadership skills at sea

  The London-based Nautical Institute today announced a new collaboration with The Seafarers’ Charity to develop a new range of training courses aimed at improving the leadership and management skills of seafarers and those working ashore. Increasing reports about bullying, harassment and abuse onboard, and its impact on the work experience and mental health of

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