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Davie Shipbuilding creating Montreal-based investment division

Lévis– Davie Shipbuilding today announced that it will create an investment division called “Davie Capital” in Q1 2022. Davie Capital will be based at the 1250 Rene-Levesque building in Montréal. It will identify, qualify and manage major investments across Canada as part of Davie’s commitments under the National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) and other key programs. 

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Daniel-Robert Gooch new President and CEO of ACPA

Ottawa – The Board of Directors for the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) has announced the appointment of Daniel-Robert Gooch as President and CEO. Mr. Gooch will assume his new role February 7, 2022. Mr. Gooch is no stranger to the transportation sector. Serving as president of the Canadian Airports Council (CAC) since 2011,

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EU supply chain partners in constructive dialogue to overcome logistics challenges

Brussels – Shippers and carriers met yesterday to talk about the causes and effects of recent supply chain disruption coinciding with the COVID 19 pandemic. The meeting brought together a broad representation of members from the European Shippers Council (ECS) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) and the Secretariat of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations

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Davie appoints Denis Boucher as Vice President Public Affairs

Davie Shipbuilding has announced the appointment of Denis Boucher as Vice President Public Affairs and Strategic Relationships, with a primary focus on Québec. Mr Boucher will join the Davie executive team and lead government and public affairs with a strong focus on developing key relationships and partnerships to support Davie’s strategic priorities and long-term vision.

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MSC and Mercy Ships celebrate 10 years of partnership

This month MSC Group and Mercy Ships are celebrating a unique ten-year partnership focused on bringing hope and healing in Africa. Mercy Ships is an international charity that uses hospital ships to provide free healthcare services and medical capacity building for poor and underserved communities without easy access to medical facilities, providing lifesaving and life-changing

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KOTUG Canada concludes pact with Trans Mountain pipeline

  KOTUG Canada Inc., a partnership between KOTUG International B.V. and Canada’s Horizon Maritime Inc., has been awarded a long-term agreement with Trans Mountain, operator of Canada’s only oil pipeline servicing the west coast of Canada providing tidewater access to foreign markets for Canada’s petroleum resources. KOTUG Canada will provide escort towage to tankers loaded at

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Ottawa invests in projects strengthening Vancouver trade corridors

Vancouver – The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, has announced $8.7M in funding for four new projects under the National Trade Corridors Fund, which will help to improve operational efficiencies at one of Canada’s major export gateways. Under the National Trade Corridors Fund, the Government of Canada will contribute $7.4M to three projects to be undertaken by the Vancouver Fraser Port: *The

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NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT AT THE SLSMC

Shari Grady, SLSMC Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Shari Grady to the role of Senior Manager, Trade Relations and Compliance.  For over 60 years, the SLSMC has worked closely with stakeholders to strengthen partnerships, enhance efficiencies and drive sustainability.

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