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QSL to manage Sheet Harbour Marine Terminal in Nova Scotia 

Port of Sheet Harbour Agency (POSHA), a QSL International Ltd. Company, will manage the Sheet Harbour Marine Terminal.  Quebec-based QSL is a key supply chain player in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services, logistics and transport throughout North America. QSL has signed a 10-year lease agreement with Nova Scotia Business Inc., owner of the port facility.

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CSL’s new diesel-electric self-unloader arrives in Canada

CSL’s new diesel-electric self-unloading ship,M/V Nukumi, has arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, fresh from its maiden voyage from China. Purpose-built for Windsor Salt, the Nukumi will begin servicing the Mines Seleine salt mine in late April. It departed from the Jiangyin shipyard on January 31 and arrived in Halifax on March 27 The ship is

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Zero carbon shipping entity creates green corridor serving Northern Europe and Baltic

Copenhagen – The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping announced the establishment of the European Green Corridors Network, kickstarting the initiative in close collaboration with the Port Authorities of Hamburg, Gdynia, Roenne, Rotterdam, and Tallinn.  The project will demonstrate the early commercialization of alternative fuel supply chains, showcase and support first-mover solutions, and

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Canadian pilots and Viking Ocean Cruises masters prepare at MSRC facilities for first season of the Viking Octantis

Quebec City — Following the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority (GLPA) initiative and with Viking Ocean Cruise’s participation, the Maritime Simulation and Resource Centre (MSRC) has been commissioned to create the mathematical model of the new cruise and exploration vessel, the Viking Octantis. The MSRC has also developed new geographic databases of the locations that will be

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Michipicoten first vessel at Thunder Bay for 2022 navigation season

Two domestic “Lakers” arrived in the early morning hours Wednesday, March 30, marking the official opening of the navigation season in the Port of Thunder Bay.  MV Michipicoten came abeam of the light marking the Mission Bay entrance to the Port at 04:31 a.m. local time.  MV Captain Henry Jackman crossed the North entrance at

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IMF underscores impact of soaring shipping costs and Ukraine war on inflation

The latest blog post of the International Monetary Fund indicates that the cost of shipping a container on the world’s transoceanic trade routes has increased seven-fold in the 18 months following March 2020. Entitled How Soaring Shipping Costs Raise Prices Around the World, the analysis predates the war in Ukraine but isn’t isolated from it –

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