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UK Chamber of Shipping to host maritime G7 event

  The UK Chamber of Shipping has announced plans for a global online meeting with an agenda which will address trade barriers and improving collaboration on green R&D initiatives. The ‘M7’ meeting will ‘match’ the invitation lists for the G7 meeting which will take place in the UK later this year. Representatives from the UK,

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Kotug International establishes an inland shipping division

  CityBarge One pusher tug and barge are operating in Leiden (source: Kotug) Kotug International has established an inland shipping division combining electric-powered pusher tugs and smart dispatch and route planning applications for the inland water transportation industry. With these logistics solutions, KOTUG aims to support the worldwide energy transition and the modal shift from

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Sabrina Chao becomes president of BIMCO

  BIMCO, the world’s largest shipping association, has elected Sabrina Chao of Wah Kwong Shipping Holdings Limited as President of the organization’s online general meeting on Thursday 20 May 2021. Sabrina Chao takes over as the 45th President of BIMCO, the fifth president to be based in Asia and the third to be based in

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Ocean Marine Works signs a major contract with Hydro-Québec

    Ocean Group has signed a contract with Hydro-Québec for the replacement and addition of permanent and seasonal booms in the vicinity of dams located along the St. Lawrence River, between Coteau-du-Lac and Pointe-des-Cascades in the MRC Vaudreuil-Soulanges and between Salaberry-de-Valleyfield and Beauharnois in the MRC Beauharnois-Salaberry.   Initiated  in the fall of 2020,

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CargoM presents upbeat annual report

  CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Metropolitan Cluster of Montreal, yesterday presented its 2019-2020 report to more than 75 people at its annual general meeting of members. Attended by numerous transportation and logistics stakeholders, some of the projects covered met the specific problems of this eventful year while other initiatives were implemented to support our supply

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Operation Flagship launched by Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate

  In the wake of its recent official opening, the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate (VMCC) has announced the launch of Operation Flagship.  Operation Flagship will be at the heart of VMCC’s services and will help facilitate the provision of climate solution pilots and accelerate the implementation and/or adoption of emission reduction solutions. The purpose of these pilot projects is to help ship owners, operators, ports &

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Liberian Registry attains fleet size of 200 million gross tons

  The Liberian Registry today announced it has attained a historic milestone, reaching a fleet size of 200 million gross tons.  This achievement further confirms the position of Liberia as the second largest, and fastest growing, ship registry in the world. The Liberian flag registered 524 ships in 2020 and 276 ships have been registered

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