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    Canadian ports weathered stormy conditions during 2016

      By Alex Binkley   Considering the turmoil in global marine shipping and a drop in Canadian imports and exports last year, there are some ...

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    Ports disappointed with handling of federal privatization study

    By Alex Binkley The study of port privatization prospects by investment bank Morgan Stanley Canada left the country’s 18 federal Port ...

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    Eastern ports ramp up projects

    By Mark Cardwell The Port Authority of Saint John is doing it. So are its counterparts in Montreal, Sept-Îles, Halifax and ...

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    Report on BLG Annual Maritime Law Conference

    By Brian Dunn The $1.5 billion national Oceans Protection Plan (OPP) announced by Prime Minister Trudeau on Nov 7 will result in a “fundamental shift on how shipping will operate in Canada,” according to Gillian Grant, Senior Counsel Legal Services, Transport Canada. OPP was largely driven by c ...
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    Chamber readying for busy government agendas in Canada and the U.S.

    By Alex Binkley Bruce Burrows has been working since his appointment in December as President of the Chamber of Marine Commerce to get to know all the players in the marine sector. His long experience in transportation means he’s familiar with many of the issues it faces. His experience in gover ...
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    DP World and Quebec pension fund link up to create $3.7billion port investment platform

    By Alexander Whiteman DP World and Canadian fund manager Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) are to provide $3.7 billion of investment in global ports, with the terminal operator transferring a 45 per cent stake in its Vancouver and Prince Rupert operations to CDPQ to help fund the pla ...
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    Crunch time approaching fast for ports and terminals as shipping alliances look to cut costs

    By Alex Lennane The next big losers in the shipping industry crisis are likely to be ports and terminals, leading to a decline in safety and services. At TOC Middle East, held in December, shippers, analysts and forwarders urged the sector to halt the price race-to-the-bottom across the supply ch ...
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  • Era of container terminal alliances nears after FMC approves Miami operator agreement

    By Gavin van Marle The recent decision by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to authorize two terminal operators in t ...

    Port and container terminal consolidation can mitigate the impact of ULCVs

    By Mike Wackett Port and terminal consolidation is the “only long-term answer” to mitigate the impact of fewer call ...

    Federal Port Review, 2014-2015

    By Theo van de Kletersteeg Canadian Sailings has recently completed another annual study comparing financial and other ...

    Termont and MSC inaugurate 350,000 TEUs of new container capacity at the Viau terminal at the port of Montreal

    On November 18, Termont Montréal Inc. and Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) joined Marc Garneau, Canada’s Min ...

    Montreal area marine logistics industry looking for improved 2017

    By Brian Dunn There’s nothing like good news to start off a new year. Port of Montreal handled a record 35.2 million ...

    U.S. dockers’ union says automated terminals are a barrier to smooth contract negotiations

    By Gavin van Marle The leader of the International Longshoreman’s Association (ILA), the labour union that represents ...
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