Trois-Rivières – The Port of Trois-Rivières is very proud to have welcomed today the Minister for Transport, Chantal Rouleau, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and Minister responsible for the Mauricie region, Jean Boulet, as well as several partners in the maritime industry, for the official announcement of Quebec’s new maritime vision: Avantage
Long prior to European settlement, the Miramichi region was home to members of the Mi’kmaq first nation. For the Mi’kmaq, Beaubears Island, at the junction of the Northwest and Main Southwest branches of the Miramichi River was a natural meeting point. The towns of Chatham and Newcastle were formerly important ports for northeastern New
New mandatory measures to cut the carbon intensity of international shipping have been adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), setting shipping on a course to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets established in the 2018 Initial IMO Strategy for Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships. IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76), meeting in a
SAGUENAY, Québec – GNL Québec is stunned by the notice issued by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) earlier today concerning the Énergie Saguenay project and the choice of its site. The company strongly deplores the lack of consideration shown by the agency to the international best practices put forward for the project. This opinion
Trois-Rivières, Québec – Making the St. Lawrence River a high-performance economic corridor that respects ecosystems and riverside communities is the focus of Quebec’s new maritime vision: Avantage Saint-Laurent. Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister responsible for the Montreal region, in the presence of Jean Boulet, Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity and
After weathering some bad weather in the port of Summerside where it had stopped over for a friendly visit, Theodore Too has left the lovely Prince Edward Island capital at 10:26 today. Pushed by a frisky southwester, our joyful tug is pushing along at a healthy 8 knots heading north in the Northumberland Strait. To
Demand for construction and manufacturing materials via the St. Lawrence Seaway and at Canadian ports boomed in May as industries across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway region continued to regain their footing from the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall cargo shipments through the St. Lawrence Seaway (from March 22 to May 31) totaled 8.1 million tonnes
Vancouver, BC – North American importers and exporters will gain more cross-dock transload capacity in their PNW supply chains during the 2021 peak season. Maersk and Canadian Pacific announced the construction of the new facility in September 2020 with ideal connectivity to the port of Vancouver via rail (or truck) directly into the warehouse.