Shipping has some bright spots in the coming years but also faces big challenges

By Alex Binkley Ports around the world have enjoyed a strong recovery in traffic through 2021 that will likely continue for the next few years although at a subdued level, but above pre-pandemic...

Port of Prince Rupert proves its resiliency through global pandemic

While the last 20 months have been a time of unprecedented uncertainty and challenge as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Port of Prince Rupert has maintained resiliency, reliability, and...

Port of Sept-Îles performance in 2021

By MARK CARDWELL After years of flirting with its all-time annual tonnage mark, the Port of Sept-Îles is on pace to register a new record high for volume handled in 2021. And with several new mining...

Port of Montreal a key partner in the recovery

The Port of Montreal has taken action to adapt to the exceptional circumstances of the past 18 months and fulfil its crucial role as an essential partner in and key contributor to the recovery. “At...
By Brian Dunn According to CargoM, the Logistics and Transportation Cluster of Metropolitan Montreal, last year was the worst in its eight -year history. This
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By Brian Dunn If there was ever a good example of baptism by fire, look no further than the Port of Montreal where Martin Imbleau
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The Port of Montreal has entered the latest phase of its Contrecoeur terminal expansion project. The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced in July that it
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by Mark Cardwell As a veteran short-line railway executive who now heads a company with only 34 km of track, Louis Gravel knows that size doesn’t
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by Mark Cardwell A critical lifeline for mining operations and communities in northeastern Quebec and the North Shore region is set to reopen at the
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The obstacles presented by the pandemic have not hindered progress on several key projects aimed at sustainably growing and diversifying the Port complex. Construction crews
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The Port of Prince Rupert’s reputation for unparalleled speed, reach, and reliability has only strengthened through 2021, offering customers a fluid and uncongested gateway for
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By Alex Binkley Wendy Zatylny ended her nine years at the helm of Association of Canadian Port Authorities much as she started it— by participating
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By Alex Binkley Canada needs to reopen its ports to international cruise ships or the lines may decide they can skip stops in this country,
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A greener and greener Port of Montreal

A greener and greener Port of Montreal

The environment has been a priority for the Port of Montreal for quite some time now. In 1993, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) became one of the first ports to incorporate environmental clauses into its leases. In 2001, it adopted an environmental policy focusing on...

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Port of Montreal well connected to its community

Port of Montreal well connected to its community

The Port of Montreal, now more than ever, is directly involved in the social fabric of the community it serves. The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has opened a major new public space on the waterfront: the Grand Quay of the Port of Montreal. The site, which offers the...

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Port of Sept-Îles continues to invest in  community life

Port of Sept-Îles continues to invest in community life

by Mark Cardwell Of the multiple community projects that the Port of Sept-Îles was involved with again this year, the biggest was a partnership with the city to redevelop and revitalize a cherished public park. “Parc Aylmer-Whittom is one of our region’s real natural...

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Report on BLG cyber security webinar

Report on BLG cyber security webinar

By Brian Dunn Cyber attacks in the shipping industry are on the rise, with ransomware attacks on shipping firms tripling between 2019 and 2020, according to a report by cybersecurity company BlueVoyant. Hackers say ships are easy targets as they can get in through a...

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