Building on Canada’s Trading Legacy


By Wendy Zatylny, President, Association of Canadian Ports Authorities

Canada is a trading nation. Together, imports and exports account for roughly two-thirds of our national income, and...

Time is right for carriers, shippers to choose Port of Montreal


This year has been a pivotal one for Port of Montreal as it completes and advances projects that will maintain and improve its fluidity of goods movements. As part of a three-component project to...

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  • Port connects with carriers, freight forwarders through B2B platform


    One way in which Port of Montreal connects with shipping lines and freight forwarders is though its new B2B (business-to-business) platform, part of a rebranding campaign that promotes the...

  • Big year for port developments, projects at Port of Montreal


    Work to build and develop new container-handling capacity, improve road and marine accesses, and plans to pursue the restoration of a cruise terminal and the pier on which it is located, have been...

  • Measuring port performance


    As congestion at container terminals around the world has become commonplace, port productivity has inevitably come into focus. A measure of just how serious the threat of port congestion...

  • Getting ready for winter


    Submitted by Shipping Federation of Canada - By Michael Broad Canadian winters can be brutal – as Mother Nature has all too vividly reminded us over the last few years – and...

  • Industry fears law on container weight verification could bring cargo chaos


    By Gavin van Marle Shippers, forwarders, shipping lines and container terminals “urgently” need to begin discussions over the practicalities of implementing the International Maritime...

  • Asia-Europe lines facing ‘self-destruction’ make last-ditch bid to raise rates this year


    By Mike Wackett Another Friday, and another decline in the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for Asia-Europe. Ocean carriers probably now have one last chance to turn the tide...

  • Not a high-flying year for air cargo, says IATA – but there are signs of optimism


    By Alex Lennane It may not seem like it to some, but international air freight traffic rose by 3.2 per cent in the year to July, over the same period last year. IATA has released its...

  • UTi Worldwide launches new China-Europe rail landbridge service


    By Gavin van Marle UTi Worldwide has become the first non-European freight service provider to open up a landbridge container transport link between China and Europe. Accessing what is...

  • Only cheap bunker fuel keeping container shipping lines profitable, says Drewry


    By Gavin van Marle Just how much money would container shipping lines be losing if it weren’t for the relentlessly steep decline in bunker prices? A lot, according to the latest...

  • EDC: America – on the road again


    By Peter G Hall, Vice President and Chief Economist America’s love affair with the automobile is legendary. That was obvious in pre-crisis days, when there was hardly enough garage space...

  • ZIM reports second quarter 2015 financial results


    As a result of lower container volumes and freight rates, ZIM reported total revenues in the second quarter of 2015 of $763 million, compared to $875 million in the same period last year. Net...

  • Sailors union adds cabinet ministers to legal action over jobs on foreign ships


    By Alex Binkley Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has added two cabinet ministers to its legal action against Canadian Border Services Agency for granting temporary work...

  • Large losses impacting on marine cargo insurance market, says IUMI


    Speaking at this year’s IUMI annual conference in Berlin, Nick Derrick, Chairman of IUMI’s Cargo Committee warned that large cargo losses were having a significant impact on the marine...

  • Intervene in container trucking dispute, CIFFA urges


    By Alex Binkley The Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association has issued a call to federal and Ontario cabinet ministers to intervene in a dispute that threatens to disrupt...

  • Foreign steel, vessel repairs, and a broken lock combine to cut U.S.-flag Lakes float 10 per cent in August


    Lake Carriers Association reports that continued high levels of steel imports, coupled with three large vessels idled for repairs and a lengthy closure of the MacArthur Lock at Sault Ste. Marie,...

  • Mariners’ House of Montreal says ‘Benvenuto’ to fifth Italian Festa


    On August 20th, with the sun sparkling on the St. Lawrence River, Mariners’ House welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Iberville Maritime Terminal for its 5th Festa Italiana fundraising luncheon. A...

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