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Green Marine takes further step to protect biodiversity

  Quebec City, QC – The protection of biodiversity is at the core of international concerns, as it has been for the maritime industry. This year Green Marine is focusing on a new performance indicator for aquatic ecosystems. The environmental certification program’s 2023 criteria were released earlier today. The performance indicator on aquatic ecosystems is the

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Banner 2023 St. Lawrence cruise season anticipated

  The upcoming international cruise season on the Saint Lawrence appears especially promising and provides proof positive that post–pandemic recovery in the sector is well under way, according to Cruise the St. Lawrence. Heartened by the speed of the industry’s comeback, René Trépanier, executive director of Cruise the Saint Lawrence (CSL), commented as follows: “Last year, we set our sights on

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Europol report outlines challenges of organized crime at European ports

  European ports must exercise greater awareness in dealing with organized crime that has infiltrated their facilities, urges a report released by Europol. The specialized agency of the European Union called for legislative initiatives at the European level to support the ports and streamline security measures. “The sheer volume of containers (over 90 million) handled

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Port of Hamilton-Oshawa to acquire green hydrogen from Atura Power

  Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atura Power to acquire green hydrogen as part of its commitment to supporting the growth of clean energy and reducing its carbon footprint.  HOPA is the largest Port on the Great Lakes, operating multi-modal transportation facilities in Hamilton, Oshawa and Niagara. HOPA has been

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Port of Québec takes new step for acquiring land in Lévis-est sector

  With a view to establishing a land reserve, the Port of Québec announced that it has received regulatory approval from the federal government to proceed with the land acquisition in the Lévis-Est sector, the last industrial port lands in the greater Québec City-Lévis region. In 2017, the Port of Québec had signed an option

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APM Terminals unveils US$1 billion expansion project in Rotterdam

  APM Terminals, part of A.P. Moller – Maersk, has announced the expansion of its Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam. The project involves a site of approximately 47.5 hectares with 1,000 metres of deep-sea quay. The expansion will increase the terminal’s capacity by approx. 2 million TEU (standard size for containers) and the new section

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