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  • A wave of optimism with Seaway opening

    A wave of optimism with Seaway opening

    By Alex Binkley When it comes to the prospects for a new navigation season on the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes, Terence ...

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    shipping lines prepared for new Seaway season

    With rejuvenated rosters, shipping lines prepared for new Seaway season

    By Alex Binkley With steadily growing rosters of modern vessels, Canadian shipping lines are hoping for a strong start to the 2017 season ...

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    Trudeau’s Arctic

    Trudeau’s Arctic: Warming up to the region

    K. Joseph Spears Canada’s Liberal government was elected October 2015 and is now in the second year of its mandate. A picture is ...

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    Trump’s Arctic

    Trump’s Arctic: Making America Great in the region

    By K. Joseph Spears Has America’s Arctic policy changed with the election of President Donald J. Trump? His November 2016 election came as a surprise to political pundits and mainstream media. The previous Administration of Barack Obama made climate change a cornerstone of U.S. Arctic policy. O ...
    Old issues plague Seaway when future focus is needed

    Old issues plague Seaway when future focus is needed

    By Alex Binkley Higher pilotage costs and ballast treatment uncertainties are among the unresolved issues that could mar any hopes for a Seaway-Great Lakes revival. Last year the Conference of Great Lakes Governors and Premiers issued a blueprint for boosting shipping in the region while the revi ...
    Is Canada facing its Pearl Harbour?

    OPINION – Is Canada facing its Pearl Harbour?

    By Theo van de Kletersteeg I came to Canada in 1967, a year of momentous importance to Canada which, at the time, celebrated its 100th Anniversary, and welcomed the world through Expo ’67. As a young immigrant from Holland, Canada seemed to be a dream come true. I found a well-paying job one da ...
    The case of Clipper Adventurer

    The case of Clipper Adventurer: Between a rock and a hard place

    By Kiley Sampson and K. Joseph Spears On January 27 2017, Mr. Justice Shawn Harrington of the Federal Court handed down an interesting decision that examined potential liability of the government of Canada involving the grounding of adventure cruise vessel M/V Clipper Adventurer which ran aground ...
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  • A mandatory Polar Code – How does it affect shipping?

    By Captain David (Duke) Snider, FNI FRGS The IMO’s mandatory International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters ( ...

    Madeleine Paquin talks about future opportunities for Logistec

    By Brian Dunn Logistec has enjoyed a proud history since the company was founded 65 years ago by Roger Paquin, father o ...

    NEAS to benefit from infrastructure spending and northern mining activities

    By Brian Dunn NEAS Group President and CEO Suzanne Paquin is relieved that business in 2016 was better than it was in 2 ...

    Desgagnés’ Arctic business is thriving

    By Brian Dunn It was another challenging season in the Far North for Desgagnés Transarctik, but not nearly as bad as i ...

    Eimskip sees major growth opportunities for its Halifax hub

    By Tom Peters Icelandic shipping line Eimskip is increasing its service through the Port of Halifax by nearly 60 per ce ...

    New York dockers’ union calls for abolition of crime-busting Waterfront Commission

    By Alexander Whiteman Vice-President of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA),Kenneth Riley, has called ...
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