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QSL featured in study unveiled at World Economic Forum in Davos

  Quebec City – QSL, an enterprise specialized in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transportation throughout North America, is proud to have participated in the United Nations Global Compact-Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability. The Quebec City-based company, through its President and CEO Robert Bellisle, shared its perspectives on the imperative of a business model based

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Port of Halifax handled record container traffic in 2022

  In 2022, the Port of Halifax crossed the 600,000 TEU annual throughput threshold for the first time. Thanks to the eighteen ocean carriers and the collective effort of PSA Halifax, CN, the ILA, and with dedicated support from the marine pilots and tug operator, 601,700 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) moved through Halifax’s containerized cargo

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World piracy incidents decline substantially

  Maritime piracy attacks reached their lowest level in almost three decades in 2022, but the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has called for counter efforts to be sustained worldwide. The IMB’s report recorded 115 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in 2022, down from 132 incidents in 2021. Half of the incidents

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Logistec subsidiary gains major environmental project in Northwest Territories

  SANEXEN Environmental Services Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corporation, has been awarded the major environmental remediation project of the former Rayrock mine in Northern Canada. The impacts of the mine on the surrounding land – and the local community – have been felt for generations. This project will allow the indigenous Tlicho people to return

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Study shows nine of ten major world ports face climate risks

  Nearly nine in ten major ports globally are exposed to damaging climate hazards, resulting in escalating economic impacts on global trade, according to new research from the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute (ECI). The largest climate risks are faced by large ports in Asia, the Gulf of Mexico and in Western Europe. However, despite the absolute risk

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Biden Administration releases first-ever U.S. transportation blueprint

  The Biden Administration this week released the U.S. National Blueprint for Transportation Decarbonization, which includes domestic and international maritime shipping. Developed by the Departments of Energy, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and the Environmental Protection Agency, the Blueprint is a landmark strategy for cutting all greenhouse emissions from the transportation sector by 2050. It exemplifies

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First ship of 2023 in Port-Cartier

  ArcelorMittal Infrastructure Canada S.E.N.C. handed over its steel-headed cane on January 12 to Captain Edsel Mark D. Garaygay, master of the bulk carrier Shiosai, the first ship to leave its port facilities in Port-Cartier in 2023 Flying the Japanese flag from Gijon, Spain, the Shiosai left ArcelorMittal for Asia with more than 146,000 tonnes

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First ship 2023 at the Port of Sept-Îles

  From Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the M/V Cape Alexandros became the first vessel of the year, arriving at 1100 on 04 January 2023, but remaining anchored in the bay awaiting its loading. It was finally on Thursday morning, January 12, that the prestigious cane with its stylized pommel containing aluminum and iron ore, was handed

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