The fire hit Hapag-Lloyd containership Yantian Express is to be towed to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Cold chain logistics add a whole level of complexity to multi-modal freight transport with the transport of meat products across continents and oceans to meet consumer demands across the globe.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has announced that it will be executing the dredging scope for the development of the first large-scale LNG export facility in Kitimat, Canada (LNG Canada) following the final investment decision by the shareholders earlier today. The contract value is approximately $118.9m.
The IMO has agreed to take steps toward a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic shipping, following an appeal from the Canadian government, indigenous participants and testimony from WWF-Canada.
DP World and a Canadian pension fund are teaming up on a $3.7bn investment platform for the sector.
The debacle at the US west coast ports last year has presented an opportunity for Canadian ports to take market share and they fully intend to leverage on it.
The International Chamber of Shipping has written to the Canadian Government asking it to reconsider its proposal for a moratorium on the shipment of crude oil in the waters of Northern British Columbia, adjacent to Alaska.
Canada’s Algoma Central Corporation announced it has collected a final refund guarantee in the amount of $29.1m relating to the cancellation of four shipbuilding contracts with bankrupt Chinese yard Nantong Mingde Heavy Industries.
Containerships operated by bankrupt Hanjin Shipping are being left stranded outside ports while shippers with freight booked on the company’s vessels are getting boxes returned.