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MPA-CN agreement on Contrecoeur terminal rail component

Montreal — The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) and Canadian National Railway (CN) announced that they have reached an agreement to integrate rail transport at the MPA’s new container terminal in Contrecœur. This initiative will help maximize the terminal’s efficiency and ensure a competitive commercial offering. Along with a private partner that will be retained to develop and

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President Biden urged to appoint U.S. Seaway Administrator

Forty members of Congress have urged President Biden to appoint an Administrator for the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS). The position of Seaway Administrator has been vacant since Betty Sutton left the agency in early 2017. Craig H. Middlebrook is Deputy Administrator. Led by Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), the bipartisan, bicameral group

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US East Coast seen next congestion ‘hot spot’

  Full container terminals in Northern Europe and the US East Coast, constantly shifting vessel schedules, and persistently low on-time performance continue to undermine stability on the trans-Atlantic trade. Those dynamics are creating bottlenecks that will make the US East Coast “the next hot spot for terribly high congestion,” said Peter Sand, chief analyst at

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Singapore-based PSA becomes sole container operator at Port of Halifax

PSA International Pte Ltd and Halifax Port Authority have announced PSA’s acquisition of Ceres Halifax Inc. from Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. PSA Halifax will now operate two container terminals in Halifax, namely Atlantic Hub and Fairview Cove, jointly branded under PSA Halifax. PSA Halifax’s Atlantic Hub terminal is located at the south end of the

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World’s first carbon-free ammonia fuel bunker network launches in Scandinavia

Yara International and Azane Fuel Solutions have signed a commercial agreement to establish a carbon-free ammonia fuel bunker network in Scandinavia. The ammonia bunker terminals will be designed and constructed by Azane Fuel Solutions and delivered to Yara. As one of the world’s largest ammonia producers, the global fertilizer company Yara, will use its position

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QSL to manage Sheet Harbour Marine Terminal in Nova Scotia 

Port of Sheet Harbour Agency (POSHA), a QSL International Ltd. Company, will manage the Sheet Harbour Marine Terminal.  Quebec-based QSL is a key supply chain player in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transport throughout North America. QSL has signed a 10-year lease agreement with Nova Scotia Business Inc., owner of the port facility.

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CSL’s new diesel-electric self-unloader arrives in Canada

CSL’s new diesel-electric self-unloading ship,M/V Nukumi, has arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, fresh from its maiden voyage from China. Purpose-built for Windsor Salt, the Nukumi will begin servicing the Mines Seleine salt mine in late April. It departed from the Jiangyin shipyard on January 31 and arrived in Halifax on March 27 The ship is

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