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MSC and DB Schenker sign unique biofuel agreement to reduce supply chain emissions

  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

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HMM steps toward carbon neutrality with nine methanol-fuelled containerships

  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

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Port of Trois-Rivières sets cargo record in 2022

  The Port of Trois-Rivières closed 2022 with a record number of goods handled. A total of 4.3 million metric tonnes (MMT) of cargo transited through the Port, surpassing the 2019 record of 4.2 MMT and compared with 2021 it represented a 10% increase in Port activity. All types of traffic contributed to this increase.

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Canada’s Kotug and GIT reducing underwater noise in oceans

  KOTUG Canada Inc. (a partnership between KOTUG International and Horizon Maritime Services Ltd.), strongly committed to reducing impact from operations on marine life, has recently applied a revolutionary non-toxic noise reduction coatings to the hull of one of their vessels, the K.J. Gardner.  Based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, KOTUG Canada has worked extensively with

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Jody Peacock named new CEO of Ports of Indiana

  Indianapolis – Ports of Indiana has named Jody Peacock as the new chief executive officer for the statewide port authority which operates three ports on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan. The appointment was approved by the Ports of Indiana Commission. Mr. Peacock has served in various leadership positions for the Ports of Indiana

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ILWU urges rejection by Ottawa of Port of Vancouver Roberts Bank container terminal project

  The International Longshore & Warehouse Union Canada has stepped into the prolonged saga over the controversial proposal of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) to build a new container terminal at Deltaport to meet anticipated future demand from Asia. Citing environmental issues and “ballooning costs,” the ILWU sent an open letter to the federal

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