Marine Protected Area Network partners endorse plan for British Columbia’s North Coast Vancouver -The blueprint for a vast network of marine protected areas (MPAs) across the northern third of Canada’s West Coast is being unveiled after more than a decade of work. On Sunday, 15 First Nations, the Government of Canada, and the Government
The Board of Directors for the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) has announced the appointment of Robert Lewis-Manning, who for seven years has been President and CEO of the Vancouver-based Chamber of Shipping, as the port’s new CEO, effective March 22, 2023. The Chamber indicated that Vice-President Bonnie Gee “will be stepping into the
Montreal — CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, has released the updated results of the 2013-2014 study carried out by KPMG on the logistics and transportation sector in Quebec and, more specifically, Greater Montreal. Consolidating the data then available on the various transportation segments of road, marine, rail and air, the
U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 76.4 million tons of cargo in 2022, a decrease of 6.6 percent compared to 2021, the Cleveland-based Lakes Carriers Association reported. The 2022 float was 7.1 percent below the fleet’s 5-year average. Iron ore cargos totaled 37.4 million tons, a decrease of 10.2 percent compared to ayear earlier.
Calgary – Canadian Pacific announced it moved 2.29 million metric tonnes (MMT) of Canadian grain and grain products in January 2023, setting a new record for the month. CP has moved more than 15 MMT of Canadian grain and grain products thus far in the 2022-2023 crop year, exceeding the amount shipped by this time
At the conclusion of the 2022 shipping season, Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) saw a total of 10,366,810 metric tonnes (MT) of cargo transiting the ports of Hamilton and Oshawa combined. A total of 628 vessels visited its two ports during the 2022 season, 569 in Hamilton and 59 in Oshawa. In 2022, 9.8 million MT transited the Port
Joyce Murray, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, has launched the new Canada Marine Planning Atlas (the Atlas). The Atlas is an interactive mapping tool that allows users to view and interact with data relevant to marine spatial planning. It includes data on economic, ecological and sociocultural activities that sometimes overlap in Canada’s marine
Marseilles-based CMA CGM has launched a call for projects from companies working to help France’s maritime industry accelerate its decarbonization. A total of €200 million (US $218m) has been earmarked for the projects. The funding is backed by the CMA CGM Fund for Energies, which was established last year to support the production of alternative