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Port of Québec reports 2022 as a good year

  The Port of Québec has presented a retrospective of its 2022 activities at the traditional event marking the awarding of the Gold-Headed Cane and the beginning of the new year. Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Port of Québec, gave the past year’s highlights, including advances in sustainable development and community relations. “The

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Enjoy! The Winter Edition of Maritime Magazine (No. 107) is online

  Our winter 2022-2023 edition has special significance with the traditional big feature on the binational Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System coinciding closely with the first post-pandemic « in person” Annual Marine Club dinner in Toronto on January 20.  Not only are cargo and investment trends outlined but the progress of decarbonization. This issue always profiles a company

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Canadian government invests in re-vitalization of Welland Canal at Port Colborne

  Port Colborne, ON -The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services and Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Vance Badawey, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, Chris Bittle, announced an investment of up to $22.7 million to support improvements for the Welland

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New Maersk leadership team under CEO Vincent Clerc.

  A.P. Moller – Maersk has announced a new corporate structure with the appointment of 15 executive leaders responsible for continuing to execute the Danish shipping giant’s integrated container logistics strategy. Effective from February 1, 2023,  the changes follow the appointment of Vincent Clerc as CEO of Maersk on January 1, replacing Soren Skou who took over

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Canadian Coast Guard receives two more search and rescue lifeboats.

  The Canadian Coast Guard today marked the delivery of the 13th and 14th search and rescue lifeboats: the CCGS Gabarus Bay and the CCGS Chedabucto Bay. The vessels were built by Hike Metal Products Ltd from Wheatley, Ontario and Chantier Naval Forillon from Gaspé, Quebec, respectively. The delivery of the CCGS Gabarus Bay and CCGS Chedabucto Bay marks another important milestone for the construction and delivery

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Progress for seafarers as 2023 begins

By Michael Grey* There is not a great deal of reason to feel encouraged these days, after a 2022 which has seen so many things go badly wrong in the world. But one might be enthused by the signs of a more sympathetic attitude to the seafaring workforce, which has borne the brunt of so

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Port of Québec marks arrival of first ship of 2023

   For the 188th consecutive year, The Port of Québec is proud to confirm the arrival of the first ocean-going vessel from a foreign port to dock at its wharves. The Star Lydia arrived at the Port of Québec from Malta on January 2, 2023, at noon. Subsequently, the prestigious Gold-headed Cane was presented to

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