The Canadian Coast Guard has advised residents of the Port of Thunder Bay area, in Ontario that the CCGS Samuel Risley will carry out icebreaking operations in the area on Tuesday, March 22.The purpose of this operation is to start the initial harbour breakout. Breaking up the ice will allow for the safe and efficient movement of commercial vessels. The St.
Singapore – This agreement sees MSC, the world’s largest shipping line combine forces and industry expertise with GCMD. Strategically located in Singapore, the world’s largest bunkering hub and second largest container port, GCMD aims to help the industry eliminate GHG emissions by shaping standards for future fuels, financing first-of-a-kind projects, and piloting low-carbon solutions
Port Saint John announced that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact initiative — a voluntary leadership platform for the development, implementation, and disclosure of responsible business practices. With this announcement, Port Saint John is proud to join thousands of other companies globally committed to taking responsible business action to create the world
VANCOUVER – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, has announced a new investment of nearly $30 million, through the Oceans Protection Plan, to extend the Marine Training Program for four additional years, and to continue delivering marine training opportunities for Indigenous Peoples, Northerners, and women. Through this investment, the Government of Canada is renewing its partnership with: the
Longshore workers at the Port of Quebec marked the six-month anniversary of a lockout on the picket line at noon March 15, where they sounded an alarm six times. The Société des arrimeurs de Québec (SAQ) locked out its 80 longshore workers on September 15, 2022. Since then, the employer has turned to replacement
The Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, has announced an investment of up to $600,000, under the National Trade Corridors Fund, for the Nanaimo Port Authority to study various supply chain improvements. The study will focus on: the expansion of container handling capacity; the development of land near the port to support economic growth, job creation, and
Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern said today the U.S. Surface Transportation Board issued a decision approving the CP and KCS joint merger application, subject to certain conditions, thereby authorizing the two railways to combine to form Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), the first single-line railway connecting the U.S., Mexico and Canada. CP completed its US$31 billion acquisition
PSA Halifax today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Finnish Industrial Equipment company Konecranes to purchase eight new electric Rubber Tired Gantry cranes (E-RTGs) for its Atlantic Hub terminal. This purchase will expand the terminal’s handling capacity by 25 percent and is part of PSA’s efforts to electrify its equipment fleet,