hamburgsudacross-itgif

Home




cncanadiansailings0113jpg
HEADLINES

CURRENT ISSUE
 

Taking Stock

2014-12-29

PETER CAIRNS, President, Shipbuilding Association of Canada

In the last several years, much has happened in the shipbuilding industry and as 2014 comes to an end, it is appropriate to take...

Wooden tugs to high-tech work boats; Robert Allan Ltd. a tugboat design dynasty

2014-12-29

By R. Bruce Striegler

Three generations have built the firm Robert Allan Ltd., naval architects and marine engineers, into a global design leader in high-performance work boats. Rob Allan,...

View Online: PDF


 
  • VARD Marine Inc. combines best practices of Norwegian and North American marine engineering and design

    2014-12-29

    By R. Bruce Striegler The company has been in existence in Canada since 1983, under various names. “We were STX Marine up until this summer when we were bought by Norway’s VARD...

  • Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards yard modernization complete; first blocks for Coast Guard’s Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels under construction

    2014-12-29

    By R. Bruce Striegler Brian Carter, President of Seaspan Shipyards says, “We completed our shipyard upgrade October 30, two months in advance of the projected date and significantly...

  • Verreault steams ahead with drydock expansion project

    2014-12-29

    by Mark Cardwell Unable to get a funding commitment from the Quebec government for a $44-million expansion of its drydock, Groupe Maritime Verreault has decided to go it alone – at least...

  • An interview with Alex Vicefield, Director of Chantier Davie Canada

    2014-12-29

    By Mark Cardwell Q. What repair or construction work is currently being done at the Levis shipyard? A. On the construction side, we are working on the second of...

  • Davie looks for lower shipbuilding costs

    2014-12-29

    By Alex Binkley Davie Inc. is looking for ways to deliver quality ships at lower costs by focusing on what its workforce can do best, and hiring subcontractors for the rest, says John...

  • LNG could propel Canadian shipyards to prosperity

    2014-12-29

    By Alex Binkley The growing need for green marine fuels and Canada’s supply of clean burning LNG could provide Canadian shipyards and ports with vibrant future roles, says Andrew...

  • A review of the U.S. shipbuilding industry

    2014-12-29

    By Michael A. Moore U.S. shipbuilders are riding a wave of new-build orders for everything from nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers to Jones Act container and ro-ro ships, tankers,...

  • Seaspan Ferries awards contract for two new dual-fuel vessels

    2014-12-29

    Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) announced today that it had awarded a contract for the construction of two new dual-fuelled (diesel and liquefied natural gas) ferries to Sedef Shipyard of...

  • HMCS Ojibwa wins prestigious Canadian Tourism award

    2014-12-29

    HMCS Ojibwa came up a winner for the second time this month. The Elgin (Ontario) Military Museum received the TIAC Brewster Travel Innovator of the Year Award for Ojibwa’s opening season at the...

  • Halifax Port Authority releases final cruise numbers for 2014

    2014-12-29

    Over 217,000 passengers visited the port of Halifax during the cruise season. This year, the port welcomed 134 vessel calls with 217,305 passengers onboard from May 6 to November 15, 2014. The...

  • Prime Minister Harper visits Sept-Îles’ new multi-user dock

    2014-12-29

    On October 14, Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the worksite of the new multi-user dock at Port of Sept Iles, which has reached a significant milestone with the completion of civil...

  • Railway study underscores Quebec’s commitment to Plan Nord

    2014-12-29

    By Mark Cardwell It seems that nothing – not falling commodity prices, costly mine closures, even a deadly railroad accident that has severed a critical land line into northern Quebec...

  • Replacement for MV Princess of Acadia arrives in Saint John

    2014-12-29

    Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced that the replacement vessel for the MV Princess of Acadia, which serves the Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia ferry route, has safely...

  • China Shipping takes delivery of world’s largest container ship

    2014-12-29

    The first of China Shipping Container Lines’ (CSCL) five high capacity vessels was delivered to the carrier at the end of November. Built by Hyundai Heavy Industries Ltd. (HHI) of South Korea,...

  • Plasma waste-to-energy firm establishes itself at the port of Hamilton

    2014-12-29

    One of the most exciting developments on the horizon at the port of Hamilton will be the plasma gasification energy-from-waste facility at the port’s Pier 15 being established by Port Fuels and...

  • Hamilton Port Authority purchases former Westinghouse complex

    2014-12-29

    Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has added a valuable warehousing asset to its portfolio of logistics-focused real estate. The 500,000-sq.-foot former Westinghouse plant at 1632 Burlington St. is a...

  • EDC: The rise of political risk

    2014-12-29

    By Peter G. Hall, Vice-President and Chief Economist Ask anyone you meet on the street whether political risk has risen in the last few years, and you’d likely get a convincing yes....

  • Port of Hamburg sets new record

    2014-12-29

    With total volume of around 110 million tonnes, Port of Hamburg set a new cargo record for the first nine months of 2014. The port handled 7.4 million TEUs, which represents an increase of 6.4 per...

  • SDV Belgium GDP certified for air shipments of pharmaceuticals

    2014-12-29

    By entering the pharma certification program organized by Brussels Airport and IATA (International Air Transport Association), SDV Belgium is now fully equipped to handle and transport all...

  • Hapag-Lloyd and CSAV complete merger and become the fourth largest container carrier in the world

    2014-12-29

    Hapag-Lloyd and the container activities of Chilean Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) have completed their merger, becoming the fourth-largest liner shipping company in the world. ...

  • CKYHE joins other major alliances with U.S. green light as 2M unveils schedules

    2014-12-29

    By Gavin van Marle and Mike Wackett As the CKYHE alliance gets the green light from U.S. regulators to operate as an alliance on North America routes, and the 2M pairing of Maersk and MSC...

  • G6 cancels calls to congestion-hit Los Angeles as ships queue outside the port

    2014-12-29

    By Mike Wackett The G6 alliance will omit eastbound calls at the port of Los Angeles on the next four sailings of one of its Asia-US west coast loops, due to the “ongoing congestion”....

  • Manitoulin Global Forwarding acquires Canfleet Logistics Ltd.

    2014-12-29

    Manitoulin Global Forwarding has acquired Canfleet Logistics Ltd., of Vancouver, British Columbia. This is the latest strategic investments Manitoulin has made in Western Canada in recent years to...

  • Ship’s crane collapse in Quebec prompts warning from safety body

    2014-12-29

    Canada’s Transportation Safety Board has issued a warning to shipowners regarding cargo-handling cranes in the aftermath of a “catastrophic” crane failure on a bulk carrier this summer in...

  • ZIM reports an improved third quarter

    2014-12-29

    Following completion of the company’s debt restructuring on July 16, 2014, ZIM reported improved results for the third quarter ending September 30. The $3.4 billion debt restructuring, which...

  • Seaway on its way to a five-year record?

    2014-12-29

    Total cargo shipments through the St. Lawrence Seaway reached 34.6 million tonnes for the period from March 25 to November 30 — up 5 per cent over the same period last year. Seaway management...

  • CN and USW reach tentative agreement

    2014-12-29

    CN announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004 to renew the labour contract for approximately 3,000 CN maintenance-of-way employees...


33cansailmscgif
 
Copyright 2012 Canadian Sailings magazine
Website by JSM Web Solutions