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St. Lawrence Seaway’s positive 2021 results came despite a drop in grain exports

By Alex Binkley More than 38 million tonnes of cargo passed through the St. Lawrence Seaway during 2021, up about one per cent from its 2020 results even though grain shipments dropped by 20 per...

Federal Port Review, 2019 – 2020

By Theo van de Kletersteeg Canadian Sailings has recently completed another annual study comparing financial and other performance data related to federally- operated Canadian Port Authorities from...

Three key points need resolution for port governance to advance

By Alex Binkley Modernizing governance of the 17 Canadian Port Authorities has been under review for four years and Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has been instructed by Prime Minister Justin...

Prince Rupert explores new container terminal feasibility

By Keith Norbury Prince Rupert Port Authority and terminal operator DP World have entered into a two-year agreement to assess the feasibility of a new container terminal. The proposed project would...
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By Daniel-Robert Gooch, My first few weeks as President and CEO of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) have been spent meeting with our member ports
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port of Vancouver Canada
By Keith Norbury, Cargo volumes at the port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, likely increased in 2021, according to Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. “Generally speaking, the
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Zoran Knezevic, President and CEO of Port
By Keith Norbury, The port of Port Alberni on the west side of Vancouver Island is working with forestry company San Group to take over stevedoring
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beefed-up rail services
By Ian Putzger, Potash has been a tremendous fuel for growth at the port of Saint John; the New Brunswick port clocked up 11 per
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Developments at East Coast Ports
By Tom Peters, Craig Bell Estabrooks, Saint John Port Authority’s new President and CEO who moved into the organization’s top job in November, inherited a port that
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container trade
By Keith Norbury, The Duke Point terminal at Nanaimo on Vancouver Island passed a test of its container-handling capability in December when it unloaded damaged
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Tracy Robinson as President an CEO
CN announced that it has appointed Tracy Robinson as President and CEO and as a member of its Board of Directors, effective February 28, 2022, following
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2021 Review of St. Lawrence ports
By Brian Dunn, PORT OF MONTREAL Considering some of the challenges it faced last year, including the continuing impact of COVID-19 and a dockworkers’ strike,
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Great Lakes ports
BY ALEX BINKLEY, Despite the supply chain and other pandemic-related disruptions that hit the transportation sector last year, Great Lakes ports found a lot to be
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Hwy H20 Conference a go for this fall

Hwy H20 Conference a go for this fall

By Alex Binkley, After two postponements, the Hwy H2O Conference will be held this fall in Toronto to take an in-depth look at issues and trends in marine shipping on the Seaway-Great Lakes system. The 2021 event was moved to the spring of 2022 because of the Covid-19...

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Canadian Ports Recap 2021

Canadian Ports Recap 2021

 by CS , Historical ACPA port tonnages… CPA 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 Vancouver 101,887,824 118,450,134 122,499,631 123,875,996 135,008,952 139,628,826 138,227,872 Montreal 24,524,139 25,919,667 28,534,264 28,422,003 28,156,971 30,445,984 32,028,741 Saint...

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