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
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
Photo (from left to right): Caroline St-Pierre, artist, Captain Emin Koparan, Véronique Néron, Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority, Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority Trois-Rivières – The RF Stella is the first vessel to call the Port of Trois- Rivières in 2023. It docked at the
From left to right: Jean-François Belzile (MPA), Julien Dubreuil (Termont), Daniel Dagenais (MPA), Stéphane Morency (MSC), Captain Singh Ranjit Kumar, Martin Imbleau (MPA) and Badr Laklae, (MSC). Montreal — On January 1, 2023, at 0:05 a.m., the MSC Donata was the first ocean-going vessel of the year 2023 to cross the Port of Montreal’s downstream
And in these times of rejoicing, let us not forget our solidarity with all oppressed peoples.How can we not have a special thought for our Ukrainian friends who are victims of a very targeted cruelty in these winter months by the Russian army under the orders of a very depraved Vladimir Putin.
A map from Canada’s 2019 UNCLOS submission showing the Lomonosov and Alpha Ridges. Canada, Russia and Denmark all claim the feature as an extension of their respective continental shelves. Source: Government of Canada The addition is to Canada’s 2019 partial submission that claimed approximately 1.2 million square kilometres of the Arctic Ocean seabed and
Just twenty days after launching Les Alizés, Belgian Jan De Nul Group launched Voltaire, a Next-Gen Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel for offshore renewables and decommissioning, at the COSCO Shipping Shipyard in Nantong, China. This vessel will be the second and largest jack-up vessel in Jan De Nul’s fleet, and able to support the renewable
Iberdrola Australia and hydrogen developer ABEL Energy have announced they will build a green hydrogen and green methanol production plant at Bell Bay in northern Tasmania (Australia). The project, called Bell Bay Powerfuels, is backed by the Australian government and will involve an investment of €1.1 billion. Bell Bay Powerfuels will produce 200,000 tonnes