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Logistec appoints Curtis Jay Foltz as new Chairman

  Logistec Corporation announced that Curtis Jay Foltz has been appointed Chairman of its Board of Directors, succeeding James Cherry who has stepped down from the Board after 10 years of service. An independent director of Logistec since 2017, he has been a member of its Audit Committee since 2017, a member of its Governance and Human

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Port of Montreal’s Tony Boemi leaves big legacy

  By Leo Ryan, Editor On the last Day of April, a key architect of the success and growth of the Port of Montreal in recent years moved officially into retirement from his position as Vice-President, Growth and Development. What a significant legacy Tony Boemi has left! Coincidentally enough, his departure after 13 years with

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We are Maritime Magazine

  By Pierre Terrien, Publisher When Michel Veilleux and I split up L’Escale Maritime Magazine more than 26 years ago to create L’Escale Nautique to cover pleasure boating in Quebec and Maritime Magazine to cover the maritime industry in Canada, we were far from being able to anticipate what the digital revolution would have in

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The Port of Montreal mobilized for recovery in 2021

  The Port of Montreal is mobilized for recovery amidst operational continuity following the federal government’s passing of legislation forcing  1,150 striking dockers back to work. This was a central message that emerged this morning from the annual meeting in virtual format of the Montreal Port Authority at which Martin Imbleau, President and Chief Executive

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Port of Montreal re-opening after Ottawa passes legislation

  By Leo Ryan, Editor Operations  began gradually returning to normal  today at the Port of Montreal after the Senate late Friday followed the lead of the House of Commons by passing legislation forcing some 1,150 striking dockers back to work. Canada’s second largest port has become heavily congested due to the week-long strike and

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Hapag-Lloyd begins regular Mediterranean service to Saint John in May

  Saint John (NB) –  An agreement announced by Canadian Pacific and Hapag Lloyd in late 2020 is now firmly in place via a notice to customers made Wednesday about the startup of a weekly container service on rotation from the Mediterranean to Saint John, New Brunswick.  The first vessel of the new regular service, the Liverpool

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Montreal docker union reacts angrily to Ottawa back-to-work legislation

  By Leo Ryan, Editor The union representing 1,150 striking Port of Montreal dockers today vented its anger after the House of Commons approved back-to-work legislation overnight. Bill C-29 will now go before the Senate Friday, where it is likely also to be passed, and potentially go into force Saturday. Subsequently, an appointed mediator-arbitrator would

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