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India becomes Port of Montreal’s top trading partner

  The year 2022 marked a major turning point in Montreal’s international trade relations, as the Port of Montreal’s main partner country in the container sector became India. In all, close to 1.6 million tonnes of containerized cargo to and from the country were handled at the Port. Over the past 10 years, the Port

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Canadian ship owners welcome maritime personnel from war-torn Ukraine

  (Primary Photo) Wife and son of Ukrainian seafarer Viacheslav Solianyk are pictured visiting the wheelhouse of a Desgagnés vessel. Julie Gedeon* Ruslan Butenko is eager to see his new work schedule as a Captain in Training on Algoma Central Corporation’s domestic vessels. He’s already sailed aboard the Algoma Intrepid, learning for the first time

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CN and Unifor reach tentative agreements

  CN has announced that new tentative collective agreements have been reached between the Unifor union and CN. The collective agreements cover approximately 3,000 CN employees working in various departments such as Mechanical, Intermodal, Facility Management, and in clerical positions in Canada. “We are very pleased to have reached these tentative agreements,” said Tracy Robinson,

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Québec invests nearly $9 million in the development of the intelligent St. Lawrence corridor

  The Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, Geneviève Guilbault, has announced $8.7 million for the development of four intelligent marine transportation system projects. This financial assistance stems from the implementation of the Intelligent Economic Corridor of Avantage Saint-Laurent, Quebec’s maritime vision. The Quebec government is granting $4.8 million to Montreal Gateway

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SODES partnership with CGI on a digital transformation initiative for the St. Lawrence and Saguenay rivers

  Montreal – CGI has  announced a two-year partnership with the St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (Sodes) to help the organization and all of its maritime stakeholders plot a course toward sustainable prosperity. Under the new agreement, Sodes will leverage CGI’s deep industry knowledge of transportation and logistics, business consulting, and technology to adopt a concerted approach for the development

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CP and KCS to formally merge on April 14

  Canadian Pacific has announced that on April 14, 2023 it will exercise the authority granted by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board’s March 15 final decision and combine with Kansas City Southern to create Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), the first and only single-line railway connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada. CP also announced the executive

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