Calgary – Canadian Pacific has announced a new multi-year agreement with CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics. CP will become CMA CGM’s primary rail provider in Canada, servicing the ports of Vancouver, Montreal and Saint John, N.B. “CP is proud to provide CMA CGM with safe and reliable service that includes the shortest route miles to
DAKAR, Senegal, H.E. President of Senegal Macky Sall has inaugurated the Global Mercy, world’s largest purpose-built hospital ship and committed to accelerate access to surgical, obstetric, and anaesthetic care for the nations of Africa. Ceremonies commemorated more than 30 years of service in Africa. Global humanitarian organization Mercy Ships and its partners in Africa used
Halifax- The Royal Canadian Navy has christened two new ice-classed patrol ships, the HMCS Margaret Brooke and HMCS Max Bernays, two WWII heroes who served with distinction at sea. “This is a proud day for our team of over 2100 shipbuilders,” said Kevin Mooney, President of Irving Shipbuilding at the double naming ceremony on Sunday. “From our team to
Montréal – The Corporation of Mid St. Lawrence Pilots is celebrating its 150th anniversary. To mark the occasion, the organization is launching the travelling exhibition Veiller au grain : un fleuve et ses pilotes which will be on display from May 30 to October 3, 2022, along the banks of 18 riverside municipalities between Montreal
Teams from the Montreal Port Authority were elated to welcome the first call of the CMA-CGM MONTREAL on May 25, 2022, at 2 p.m. With a length of 200 metres and a capacity of 2,500 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs), this vessel named after Quebec’s largest city will link the Port of Montreal to the markets of Northern Europe.
Saint John -The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, and the Member of Parliament for Saint-John—Rothesay, Wayne Long, have announced more than $42 million for two new projects under the National Trade Corridors Fund. These projects will help improve supply chain efficiency for Canadian shippers in Saint John and McAdam, New Brunswick. The Government of Canada will contribute: $21.16 million to upgrade rail terminals
Washington — Ports in the Middle East took four of the top five spots in the second edition of the global Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) developed by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence. The two largest U.S. ports, Los Angeles and Long Beach, as well as Canada’s biggest port, Vancouver, were categorized as the least efficient
According to the latest forecast by UK shipping consultancy Drewry, the world container shipping industry could post an unprecedented half a trillion dollars of operating profit by the end of 2022. This would far exceed the record $190 billion profit made in 2021 in a global shipping environment dominated by astronomical freight rates and severe