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CP announces multi-year accord with CMA CGM as primary rail provider in Canada 

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

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Senegal President leads inauguration of the world’s largest purpose-built hospital ship

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

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Canada names two Arctic patrol ships after WWll heroes

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

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Port of Montreal welcomes several new vessels

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.

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Transport Canada invests in two projects to improve supply chain efficiency in New Brunswick

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

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Middle East ports ranked as most efficient amid global pandemic

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

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