Healthy 2020 finish has Great Lakes ports optimistic about 2021 despite lingering Covid-19 fears

By Alex Binkley Last spring, with a delayed start to the shipping season caused by high water levels and the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, 2020 was looking grim for the Great Lakes...

Seaway expects 2021 to be a continuation of a winning streak

By Brian Dunn During pandemic-stricken 2020, traffic through the Seaway declined by less than two per cent, with the corridor handling 37.7 million tonnes in 2020, compared to 38.7 million handled...

Federal Port Review, 2018-2019

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...

Canada Port Authorities pass the COVID stress test, look to the future

By Wendy Zatylny What a year it has been. Epic. One for the books. And one that tested all of us, individuals and institutions alike. The good news: collectively, we rose to the occasion, in ways...

QSL acquires Empire Stevedoring

QSL, a leading Quebec-based company specializing in port terminal operations, stevedoring, marine services and transport, has acquired Empire Stevedoring Co. Ltd. of Montreal. This merger between two prominent Quebec maritime industry players will allow QSL to round...

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Roberts Bank’s Terminal 2 timelines extended

Roberts Bank’s Terminal 2 timelines extended

By Keith Norbury Construction on the proposed multi-billion-dollar Terminal 2 container terminal on Roberts Bank south of Vancouver isn’t likely to begin until 2024 at the earliest, an executive with the Port of Vancouver said in early March. Duncan Wilson,...

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