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Port of Duluth-Superior records 27% cargo increase

DULUTH, Minn. — Rebounding from pandemic-induced lows in 2020, total maritime tonnage through the Port of Duluth-Superior climbed to 32.9 million short tons in 2021. This total represented a 27 percent season-over-season increase and a 2.3 percent improvement over the five-season average. Iron ore, the port’s leading cargo by tonnage, led the upswing. The total

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Chris Hall new President of Shipping Federation of Canada

The Board of Directors of the Shipping Federation of Canada has announced the appointment of Christopher Hall as President, effective February 14, 2022. He will succeed Michael Broad, President since January 2004. Chris is an experienced transportation professional with deep roots in the maritime community. As Vice President of Operations and Harbour Master at the

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2021 traffic of almost 4 million tonnes for the Port of Trois-Rivières

Trois-Rivières – In 2021, the Port of Trois-Rivières recorded a volume of goods handled totalling 3.9 million metric tonnes (MMT), with an estimated value of $5.3 billion. Compared to 2020, this represents a 20% increase in Port activities.  Thus, the 3.3 MMT of dry bulk traffic represented 85% of the total tonnage, liquid bulk with 240,000

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New Windsor Salt – CSL vessel on its way to Halifax

MONTREAL – M/V Nukumi, Canada Steamship Lines‘ (CSL) new purpose-designed self-unloading ship built to service Windsor Salt, departed on her maiden voyage earlier today. The cutting-edge vessel with a deadweight of 26,000 metric tonnes will be the first diesel-electric Laker and the first single point loader to operate in Canada. Leveraging their shared values of

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Green shipping corridor between Los Angeles and Shanghai

Los Angeles and Shanghai have announced a partnership of cities, ports, shipping companies and a network of cargo owners to create a first-of-its-kind green shipping corridor on one of the world’s busiest container shipping routes. Convened by C40 Cities and the ports of Shanghai and Los Angeles, and including key maritime stakeholders, this partnership has

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Nearly full operation of global cruise industry forecast for August 2022

In a just-released outlook report, the Washington-based Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says that currently 75% of ocean-going member capacity has returned to service, and nearly 100% is projected to be in operation by August 2022. “The 2022 State of the Cruise Industry Outlook report provides an opportunity to reflect on how far our industry

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Port of Sept-Îles handled 32.1 million tonnes in 2021

With cargo results of 32.1 million tonnes representing the second-best year since the creation of the port authority in 1999, the volume achieved in 2021 by the Port of Sept-Îles  is slightly lower by 3% with that of the previous year of 33.1 million tonnes. This respectable level of port activity nevertheless positions the Port

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