The Port of Toronto moved more than 2.3 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2022, its highest recorded cargo levels in 18 years, and welcomed a record 41 cruise ships and more than 12,000 visitors to its Cruise Ship Terminal. This record year in marine imports and cruise ship activity highlights the important role the port
LÉVIS, QC – Kateri Champagne Jourdain, Minister of Employment and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord Region, and Martine Biron, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, announced an investment of $3,514,870 for training in the marine sector. This financial support will
The opening date for the 2023 navigation season on the St. Lawrence Seaway has been scheduled for 0800 hours on March 22 on both the Welland Canal and Montreal-Lake Ontario sections. Ship transits will be subject to weather and ice conditions, the Canadian and US Seaway agencies announced. Restrictions may apply in some areas
The Port of Montreal has earmarked $335+ million in its new five-year investment plan for its infrastructure on the Island of Montreal. These investments are necessary to consolidate the Port of Montreal’s status as a trade platform at the heart of the strategic St. Lawrence corridor, to support the energy transition, and to promote harmonious cohabitation with the neighbouring community.
By Michael Grey* You would almost think that it is a seasonal phenomenon, these regular warnings about ships’ machinery grinding to a standstill on account of something nasty having been introduced into the bunker tanks. The consequences of off-spec or non-compliant fuel are generally dire, ranging from wrecked machinery, to expensive operations to purge the
Algoma Central Corporation and the CSL Group, who together form the CSL International Pool, today announced a newbuild order with Jiangsu Yangzi-Mitsui Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. to construct four new methanol-ready Kamsarmax-based ocean belt self-unloading vessels. These new ships will replace the Pool’s oldest vessels and become the model for its next generation of ocean
Freight forwarder DB Schenker is expanding its green ocean freight services and has secured an arrangement to use 12,000 metric tons of biofuel component for all of its own consolidated cargo, less-than-container load (LCL), full-container-load (FCL) and refrigerated containers (reefer containers), from MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, the world’s largest container line. The amount of
South Korean carrier HMM has announced that it has signed newbuilding contracts with Hyundai SamhoHeavy Industries(HSHI) and HJ Shipbuilding and Construction(HJSC) for nine 9,000 TEU containerships powered by methanol dual-fuel engines. In doing so, HMM has joined the ranks of global shipping lines ordering methanol-fuelled container vessels in contracts valued at more than US$1