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    Port of Thunder Bay volumes are on track to rival previous three ‘excellent’ seasons

    There’s a predominant theme in the Port of Thunder Bay these days: momentum. Many port industries and initiatives are prospering, from the ...

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    Thunder Bay’s resurgence of steel and heavy-lift

    In 2004, Thunder Bay Port Authority implemented a new strategic direction, placing substantial effort toward attracting oversized project cargo through Keefer Terminal, ...

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    Customs implementation delay could help freight forwarders achieve needed changes

    By Alex Binkley A delay by Canada Border Services Agency in the implementation of an electronic tracking system for freight forwarders ...

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    Port of Thunder Bay: Local tug company invests in diverse asset

    The fleet of tug assets in Thunder Bay has increased, due to a recent acquisition by locally owned and operated Lakehead Tug Boats Inc. The company operates a fleet of four harbour tugs, including the latest addition, Teclutsa, at the Port of Thunder Bay and surrounding areas. Recently formed, Lakeh ...

    New life breathed into Thunder Bay Shipyard

    Heddle Marine Service Inc. (Heddle) and Fabmar Metals Inc. (Fabmar) have formed a strategic partnership with the goal of restoring the historic Thunder Bay Shipyard to a position of prominence on the Great Lakes. Fabmar has already successfully executed several projects at the shipyard, including ...

    CIFFA keeping up with the times

    By Gary Vince, President, CIFFA The message Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association has for its members is Keep Changing. Looking back on last year, I think we would all agree that the rate of change was expediential on all fronts from regulatory through to innovation and technology. ...

    Continuous learning is a cornerstone of CIFFA services

    By Alex Binkley A wide variety of training and professional upgrading courses have long been a cornerstone of the services Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association has offered its members. In keeping up with the times, and taking advantage of modern communications technology, CIFFA ha ...
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  • Nova Scotia’s Nautical Institute has been training young men and women for careers at sea for over 140 years

    By Tom Peters Part of Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), the Nautical Institute, originally started in Halifax in 18 ...

    Canadian marine shipping endorses international CO2 reduction targets

    Chamber of Marine Commerce (CMC) is endorsing proposed international targets to reduce marine shipping’s carbon emissi ...

    Sovereign wealth funds: Alberta versus Norway and Saudi Arabia

    By R. Bruce Striegler In its simplest terms, a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is a government-owned investment fund establ ...

    Turning 70 with panache

    By Alex Binkley Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association decided on an image makeover as part of its 70th ...

    Business development and mentoring

    By Guy M. Tombs I recently stayed at the Rex Hotel in central Saigon, now Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, attending the exce ...

    Vancouver-based GreenPower Motor Co. makes big moves into American market

    By R. Bruce Striegler Only six months after announcing the sale of ten of its EV350 40-foot zero-emission all-electric ...
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