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WSC identifies six critical gateways to zero carbon shipping

Transitioning global shipping from a carbon dependent industry into one that operates without greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a massive task. Container and roro carriers are already investing in the development of zero GHG technologies and are committed to enabling the industry’s transition to zero, but clear global regulations are needed. The World Shipping Council

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Nearly $1 million to support Technopole maritime du Québec

Rimouski – The governments of Canada and Quebec have granted a total of $966,000 in financial assistance over three years to Technopole maritime du Québec (TMQ) to stimulate and support growth in the cutting-edge sectors of marine technology and biotechnology as well as maritime transportation. This Rimouski-based NPO, a leader in Quebec and Canada in its field, brings together and mobilizes an entire ecosystem fostering innovation

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Strike vote at Canadian Pacific Railway

Montreal – The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) has served a Notice of Dispute to the Minister of Labour under the Canada Labour Code in accordance with the Canada Labour Code regarding its dispute with CP Rail. The main issues at hand include wages, benefits, and pensions. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is conducting a

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Port of Rotterdam qualified as worst in Europe for carbon emissions

Rotterdam is classed as being the most polluting port in Europe, according to a survey by Transport & Environment, a clean transport lobby group. The port of Rotterdam is reported to generate almost 14 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions each year, putting it at the same level of pollution as the Weisweiler coal

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BHP welcomes world’s first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier

Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) and Anglo-Australiian multinational BHP have welcomed MV Mt. Tourmaline – world’s first Newcastlemax LNG-fuelled bulk carrier – that will transport iron ore between Western Australia and Asia from 2022. BHP has chartered five LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax bulk carriers from EPS for five years and awarded the LNG fuel contract to Shell. BHP says

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Isle of Man Ship Registry to lower fees to encourage green shipping 

The Isle of Man Ship Registry (IOMSR) is set to become the first flag state in the world to incentivise ship owners by offering a new green discount on registration fees for ships deploying green technology. The green discount will give ship owners a 15 percent reduction on their annual registration fee. The discount is

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Infrastructure upgrades at Port of Prince Rupert amid supply chain challenges

DP World, a global leader in logistics and provider of smart supply chain solutions, and the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) have announced updates to several critical infrastructure projects that will make Canada’s west coast more resilient to future supply chain challenges. Disruptions and congestion experienced during the past year in southern British Columbia and

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