The Halifax Employers Association (HEA) and the Council of ILA locals for the Port of Halifax announced they have reached a tentative labour agreement that carries through to December 31, 2025. The current Collective Agreement expired on December 31, 2021. The details of the tentative agreement will not be released until the agreement has
Maersk Supply Service has announced a new collaboration with GustoMSC to create a next-generation Wind Installation Vessel that will cater to the expanding offshore wind market in Europe. The vessel will build on the same patent and characteristics of the feeder concept designed for the Jones Act offshore wind market in the United States.
Ocean Network Express (ONE) has announced the launch of the ONE Eco Calculator, which calculates carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from ONE’s operating vessels. The tool is one of the company’s milestones in its journey to net zero. With the ONE Eco Calculator, units are expressed as either Tank-to-Wake (TTW), a measure of emissions from
WASHINGTON — Throughout the Arctic, fallen trees make their way from forests to the ocean by way of rivers. Those logs can stack up as the river twists and turns, resulting in long-term carbon storage. A new study released by the American Geophysical Union has mapped the largest known woody deposit, covering 51 square
The British Columbia government announced it is providing $9 million to the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority to plan and install infrastructure at Ogden Point, allowing cruise ships to access clean hydroelectricity at the port, turn off their engines and help protect the environment. “People want solutions to environmental concerns while also growing our economy,”
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
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
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