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Port of Windsor off to a strong start in 2015

2015-06-28

By David Cree, President and CEO, Windsor Port Authority

After banner years in both 2012 and 2013, Port of Windsor returned to more traditional cargo levels in 2014, with total throughput...

Windsor tug boat races keep tradition alive

2015-06-28

By Ian Shalapata of The Windsor Square

The usually calm waters of the Detroit River were churning with action and excitement as the 39th edition of the International Tug Boat Race got...

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  • Morterm Limited – Port of Windsor’s transportation hub

    2015-06-28

    Morterm Ltd. is the only general cargo facility located in the port of Windsor, in the Windsor-Detroit cargo corridor – the busiest commercial border crossing in North America. The company is a...

  • Port Authority shares taking delivery of new multi-role patrol vessel

    2015-06-28

    Windsor Port Authority and Windsor Police Services took delivery of a new 29-foot multi-mission rapid response boat for the Windsor Police Marine Unit from SAFE Boats International (SBI). The SAFE...

  • Windsor Essex: cross-border logistical hub

    2015-06-28

    As Canada’s southernmost region, Windsor-Essex is ideally situated to expand its existing role as a major player in North America’s logistics and transportation networks. The geography of the...

  • Strong partnerships have allowed Sterling Fuels to move forward

    2015-06-28

    It has been another exciting year for Sterling Fuels Limited in its longstanding partnership with Port of Windsor. All of Sterling’s infrastructure projects at its Windsor site are now largely...

  • HMCS Hunter officially opens new state-of-the-art training facility

    2015-06-28

    By Sub-Lieutenant Kris Procyk On a picture perfect May 3rd day, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Hunter officially opened the doors to its new state-of-the art training facility. The event...

  • Education of freight forwarders shifts to digital realm

    2015-06-28

    By Keith Norbury Certificate courses in freight forwarding offered by the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association are moving entirely online. “The live classes ended in...

  • Nine things freight forwarders need to know

    2015-06-28

    A freight forwarder needs to be competent in nine key areas in order to do the job at a basic level, according to the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association.Those...

  • New CIFFA course aims at trans-border shipping

    2015-06-28

    By Keith Norbury A “trans-border” course dealing with shipping across the Canada-U.S. border is among the new educational offerings from the Canadian International Freight Forwarders...

  • Warts and all, eManifest for freight forwarders to soon be mandatory

    2015-06-28

    By Keith Norbury The long-delayed implementation of the Canadian Border Services’ new electronic manifest system for freight forwarders should begin by the end of this year, says the...

  • CN Campus: Embedding a culture of safety in everything CN does

    2015-06-28

    The year is 1909. Grand Trunk Railway, a CN predecessor, begins construction on a new railway shop in Transcona, MB. The railroad is stretching westward, building infrastructure to sustain growth....

  • SCMA and HEC Montréal announce a new professorship to be held by Professor Jean Nollet

    2015-06-28

    The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) and HEC Montréal, an internationally renowned French-language business school with over 13,000 students, announced that a new SCMA Professorship...

  • Five alternatives to solve the automotive industry logistics talent crisis

    2015-06-28

    DHL issued a new white paper on the supply chain talent shortage in the automotive sector – what’s causing it, how it impacts the industry, and what solutions are available to ease the crisis....

  • Coverage of Logistics Institute’s Risk and Resilience Conference

    2015-06-28

    By Jack Kohane Why things go wrong in today’s supply chains and how to make them right topped the agenda at The Logistics Institute’s first national conference held in April in...

  • Georgian College to receive substantial funding for marine training programs

    2015-06-28

    The Chamber of Marine Commerce congratulates one of its members, Georgian College, on securing federal and provincial government funding of $3.92 million for a new Marine Emergency Duties (MED)...

  • Greg Wight receives Georgian College Board of Governors’ Honorary Diploma

    2015-06-28

    The hard work and commitment of Greg Wight, former President and CEO of Algoma Central Corporation, was recognized on Thursday, June 11 when Wight was presented with the Georgian College Board of...

  • Crossing the U.S. border could become simpler next year

    2015-06-28

    By Alex Binkley An agreement between Washington and Ottawa to expand the preclearance of goods and people crossing the border between the two countries could, if all goes well, take effect...

  • Study: Logistics industry seriously challenged in new service introductions, and unable to raise prices

    2015-06-28

    The logistics sector appears to have great difficulty raising prices. Furthermore, compared to other industries, it has an extremely low success rate when introducing new products and services....

  • EDC says surging U.S. economy signals “this is the time to export”

    2015-06-28

    By R. Bruce Striegler Earlier this spring, Export Development Canada (EDC) released a global export forecast that predicts industrial capacity constraints within the U.S. will be a key...

  • Viking Air Ltd. to sell Twin Otters in China, benefitting from new bilateral arrangement

    2015-06-28

    Viking Air Ltd. is the first Canadian company to benefit from a new Bilateral Aviation Technical Arrangement (BATA) signed between Canada and China in February 2015. The company estimates...

  • Busan outlines ambitious expansion plan to capture intra-Asia transshipment traffic

    2015-06-28

    By Sam Whelan in Ho Chi Minh City Despite being overtaken by Ningbo in the 2014 world’s top container ports ranking, sliding down to sixth, South Korea’s Busan is consolidating its...

  • NYK needs more focus, not differentiation – and not keeping its investors in the dark

    2015-06-28

    By Alessandro Pasetti Dateline: 16 April: “Good morning. I’m Tadaaki Naito, and I have been appointed as the new President of NYK Line as of today. I’d like to take this opportunity...

  • Port of Halifax named 2015 Port of the Year

    2015-06-28

    Port of Halifax has been named the 2015 Port of the Year by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN). The award was handed out during a ceremony at the International...

  • Shippers call on watchdogs for a careful eye to be kept on shipping line alliances

    2015-06-28

    By Gavin van Marle The European Shippers’ Council has called for increased co-operation between liner customers and competition authorities in response to the creation of the four major...

  • Global Shippers’ Forum: Maritime carbon emissions could increase by 250 per cent if left unchecked

    2015-06-28

    Left unchecked the carbon emissions from international maritime shipping could increase by 250 per cent, according to Global Shippers’ Forum. The assessment by the International Maritime...

  • Conference coverage: International Economic Forum of the Americas

    2015-06-28

    By Brian Dunn With developing countries becoming major players in international trade, we are witnessing the re-emergence of trade routes that have been dormant for years, reshaping world...

  • Past federal ministers of transport look back, draw lessons for the future

    2015-06-29

    BY MARC-ANDRÉ ROY Three past federal ministers of transport – Hon. Messrs. David Collenette, Tony Valeri and Chuck Strahl - helped kick-off the Canadian Transportation Research...

  • Termont’s Viau terminal in limited operation, on the way to initial 350,000 TEUs

    2015-06-29

    By Brian Dunn Construction of Termont Terminal’s new Viau container terminal at the Port of Montreal is well underway and has been in limited operation for about two months, according to...

  • Green shipping seminar highlights Norway’s plans for low-carbon coastal shipping industry

    2015-06-29

    BY R. Bruce Striegler With the December UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, many countries are developing and implementing plans to transition towards low-carbon economies. None are...

  • Nadro Marine delivers Captain John’s Restaurant to Port Colborne for scrapping

    2015-06-29

    Until recently, Captain John’s Restaurant was an iconic Toronto waterfront landmark visited by hundreds of thousands over the course of the last 40 years. The floating restaurant vessel, MS...

  • Davie has earned a role in domestic shipbuilding programs

    2015-06-29

    By Alex Binkley Davie Inc. has rebounded from a low point in 2012 to a promising future that should include a role in Canadian commercial and government shipbuilding programs, says John...

  • CN reaches framework agreement with Alabama State Port Authority and Port of New Orleans

    2015-06-29

    CN signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), owner of the public terminals at the port of Mobile, which intends to drive increased supply chain...

  • Report on CargoM AGM

    2015-06-29

    By Brian Dunn After two years of operations, CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Cluster of Metropolitan Montreal, is well established with a diverse membership which continues to...

  • SODES executive appointments

    2015-06-29

    St. Lawrence Economic Development Council (SODES) has appointed Michel Tosini, Executive Vice-President of Federal Marine Terminals, as its Chairman of the Board. Mr. Tosini is a Transportation...

  • Damen coordinating European Innovation Project LeanShips

    2015-06-29

    The European Innovation Project LeanShips – Low Energy And Near Zero Emissions Ships – will demonstrate the effectiveness and reliability of energy saving and emission reduction technologies...

  • Ontario replacing Pelee Island ferry

    2015-06-29

    The province of Ontario has awarded a contract for a new ferry that will help transport the more than 60,000 visitors and residents that travel to the island each year. The new ferry will replace...


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