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Funding for Norwegian ground-breaking project for zero-emission coastal shipping

  The Norwegian government fund, Enova, has provided Skarv Shipping Solutions AS with a grant of NOK 130 million to acquire three low-emission cargo ships operating along the Norwegian coast. The vessels will potentially reduce emissions by up to 90% compared to traditional vessels, thanks to innovative technologies like batteries, ammonia engines, rotor sails, and energy-efficient

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Contracts for the life extension of two Canadian Coast Guard vessels

  The Canadian Coast Guard has announced two contract awards for the vessel life extension of CCGS Martha L. Black and CCGS Leonard J. Cowley, respectively at the value of $31.5 million and $29.7 million. Both vessels will be dry-docked and enter an extended maintenance period designed to increase their operational life. Following an open competitive process, Public Services and Procurement

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The Atlantic Vision ferry at Ocean shipyard in Les Méchins

  The ferry Atlantic Vision, a Marine Atlantic passenger ship operating between Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, and North Sydney, Nova Scotia, was recently at the Ocean Group shipyard in Les Méchins. It entered the shipyard last March for a regulatory dry dock that lasted about a month. This dry dock was a crucial step

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The ports of Montreal, Quebec and Trois-Rivières take up the zero carbon challenge

  The Ports of Montreal, Québec and Trois-Rivières are taking the federal government’s Net-Zero Challenge. The announcement was made by Daniel Dagenais, Vice-President, Port Performance and Sustainable Development of the Montreal Port Authority (MPA), alongside Pascal Raby, Vice-President, Operations of the Québec Port Authority, and Jacques Paquin, Executive Vice-President of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority, as

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LOGISTEC wins 2023 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award

  LOGISTEC Corporation, a leading marine and environmental services provider, has won the 2023 Canada’s Best Managed Companies award. This award recognizes LOGISTEC’s outstanding business performance, continuous sustained growth, bold strategy, and culture of innovation. “We are immensely grateful for this special honour. I am proud of our high-performing leadership team and our dedicated 3,200 people across North

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The lifeboat needs to be reinvented for safety purposes

  Hamburg – Lifeboats are an essential part of crew safety onboard every vessel but seafarers are way too often getting injured when launching the lifeboat. Instead of focusing on how to improve the lifeboat itself, focus has been on compliance and training. Container Ship Safety Forum e.V. (CSSF) has called for a reinvention of

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