Innovation at the Port of Hamilton

Innovation at the Port of Hamilton

On a sunny day in June 2021, 300 shipping containers were loaded aboard the vessel Sedna Desgagnés at the Port of Hamilton bound for the Port of Montreal. Launched by Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in partnership with HOPA Ports, this new ‘Short Sea Shipping’...
Pandemic shifts markets for railways cool cargoes

Pandemic shifts markets for railways cool cargoes

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed shipping patterns of Canadian National Railway’s temperature-controlled cargo service in response to demands from its customer base. “The resiliency of the food industry through the pandemic and the shift from restaurant to retail has...
Reefer transport sector experiences consolidations

Reefer transport sector experiences consolidations

BY KEITH NORBURY About six months after Toronto-based XTL Transport Inc. bought the refrigeration assets of Quebec City’s Transport Savoie, the new owner is happy with its acquisition. “We’re pleased with the early results and have identified many growth opportunities...