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Canada names two Arctic patrol ships after WWll heroes

Halifax- The Royal Canadian Navy has christened two new ice-classed patrol ships, the HMCS Margaret Brooke and HMCS Max Bernays, two WWII heroes who served with distinction at sea. “This is a proud day for our team of over 2100 shipbuilders,” said Kevin Mooney, President of Irving Shipbuilding at the double naming ceremony on Sunday. “From our team to

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Port of Montreal welcomes several new vessels

Teams from the Montreal Port Authority were elated to welcome the first call of the CMA-CGM MONTREAL on May 25, 2022, at 2 p.m. With a length of 200 metres and a capacity of 2,500 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs), this vessel named after Quebec’s largest city will link the Port of Montreal to the markets of Northern Europe.

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Transport Canada invests in two projects to improve supply chain efficiency in New Brunswick

Saint John -The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Member of Parliament for Saint-John—Rothesay,  Wayne Long, have announced more than $42 million for two new projects under the National Trade Corridors Fund. These projects will help improve supply chain efficiency for Canadian shippers in Saint John and McAdam, New Brunswick. The Government of Canada will contribute: $21.16 million to upgrade rail terminals

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Middle East ports ranked as most efficient amid global pandemic

Washington — Ports in the Middle East took four of the top five spots in the second edition of the global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) developed by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence. The two largest U.S. ports, Los Angeles and Long Beach, as well as Canada’s biggest port, Vancouver, were categorized as the least efficient

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Early 2022 Seaway season marked by lower shipments

Canadian Great Lakes ports posted lower overall tonnage shipments during March and April due in part to ice conditions and less available Prairie grain for export.  However, road salt, Ontario corn and soybeans, Prairie potash and steel imports were strong performers.Ice conditions in Lake Superior in the early part of the season hampered ship traffic

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