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Headlines

New alliance establishes first rail-served intermodal...
Esben Poulsson presentation highlights pressing issue of...
The trend toward ever-larger ships is having an impact on...
CN, Duluth Cargo Connect to establish first intermodal container terminal in Twin Ports
CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and Duluth Cargo Connect have announced a new alliance establishing the first rail-served intermodal container ramp in the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minn. and Superior, Wis. Duluth Cargo Connect, a working partner...
From the Left: Hervé Baudu (Chair, Review Group – ENSM – FRANCE); Anthony Patterson (Chair, Development Group – MMC – CANADA); Chris Hearn (Course Developer – MI – CANADA); Sascha Pristrom (IMO Secretariat); George Edenfield (Drafting Committee Chair – USMMA – USA).
Master Mariners of Canada is pleased to announce that new model training courses for ice navigation certification have been approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Maritime Safety Committee, and will become mandatory compone...
The Board of Directors of Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Ellis to the position of Executive Director, effective March 20th, 2017. Peter comes to Clear Seas after a distinguished 31-ye...
Michael Braun as Director, Value Engineering & Head of Advisor Services
Xeneta, the leading ocean freight rate benchmarking and market intelligence platform, announced today that it has appointed Michael Braun as Director, Value Engineering and Head of Xeneta Advisor department. Braun comes to Xeneta after 10 years with...
Esben Poulsson meets with local industry stakeholders during his recent visit to Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Dave Roels and the Chamber of Shipping.
Vancouver’s local maritime industry was treated to a special opportunity to hear from Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) at a luncheon hosted by the Chamber of Shipping (COS) in late March. For the full story: htt...
Photos: A tour of BC Ferries' Salish Orca
BC Shipping News was pleased to be invited along on a tour of the Salish Orca, BC Ferries' newest vessel. The following photos help complement the information in the April 2017 issue of BC Shipping News. All photos (with the exception of #29 and 30 w...
Mari-Tech 2017 - April 21 2017
Mari-Tech 2017
When: April 21-22, 2017 Where: Montreal, Quebec Hosted by the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering St. Lawrence Branch and SNAME Registration opens: mid-November, 2016 Find out more and register for email updates at: www.maritech.org.
Nautical Institute BC Branch: 2017 Conference
When: May 10 to 12, 2017 Where: Victoria, B.C. NIBC intends to address the topic through examining the operational, regulatory, training and responsive aspects of risk management in the marine domain. This topic aligns with the strategic priorities...

MAGAZINE

The World Association for Water-borne Transport Infra-structure (PIANC) notes that ports already welcoming cruise...
- March 27 2017
While this space is usually reserved for senior executives from a variety of sectors within the shipping industry, we...
- March 27 2017

SHIPPING

Vancouver’s local maritime industry was treated to a special opportunity to hear from Esben Poulsson, Chairman of...
- March 27 2017
Salish Eagle, BC Ferries newest vessel is arriving in B.C. today. The vessel took 38 days to travel 10,440 nautical...
- March 20 2017

SHIPS & SHIPYARDS

Damen’s award-winning, mobile, ballast water treatment system has received IMO type approval. An external ballast...
- March 21 2017
ZF Marine Krimpen is applying Subsea Industries’ Ecoshield hard coating to the nozzles and underwater components...
- March 14 2017

PORTS & TERMINALS

The World Association for Water-borne Transport Infra-structure (PIANC) notes that ports already welcoming cruise...
- March 27 2017
The Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), the organization that represents the eighteen Canada Port...
- March 23 2017