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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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Strongco announces opening day for new Dartmouth facility

  Mississauga, ON –  Strongco Corporation, a Nors Group company has announced that construction is now complete on their new Dartmouth facility. Their doors will officially be open to welcome customers on Monday, March 6, 2023. The relocation to this new facility will continue to support heavy equipment sales, rental, and product support and service

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DNV gives agreement in principle to innovative Michelin wing sail system

  Norwegian classification society DNV has awarded an Agreement In Principle (AiP) to Michelin for their WISAMO wing sail system, thereby bringing the French tire manufacturer closer to commercializing the system. It is the first AiP to have been accorded to an inflatable wing sail design and is currently being installed for testing on the

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