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Myriad of work planned for B.C. ports

Canada

A plethora of major construction projects have been started or are about to get under way at Pacific Gateway ports in British Columbia and will continue for several years employing thousands of...

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Regulatory saga escalates on proposed Port of Vancouver container project

Canada

A regulatory saga that for several years has plagued a major container terminal project proposed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) is showing no signs of abating, and a final decision by...

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Canadian East Coast box ports see cargo numbers decline

Canada

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadian ports, categorized by the federal authorities among essential services, have remained opened for business while taking all the necessary measures to protect...

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Port of Vancouver is weathering pandemic so far

Canada

Cargo ship traffic has seen little impact from COVID-19 The Port of Vancouver closed its administrative offices but continues to operate amid COVID-19 pandemic. Most its 60 staffers are working...

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Vancouver, Tomakomai Ports Team Up to Promote LNG as Ship Fuel

Canada

Canadian Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Japanese Tomakomai Port Authority have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to promote the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel and...

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Massive Delta port expansion coming?

Canada

We’ll soon know the recommendation regarding a major project that will change the landscape of South Delta. An independent federal review panel is expected to submit its recommendation this month on...

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Mexico's US$5.2bn port program to sail ahead

Mexico

Mexico’s government aims to develop three main port projects during the term of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), which ends in 2024. All three projects are expansions, at Veracruz port...

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B.C. port workers vote to accept new contract

Canada

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada 77% in favour of new deal with BC Maritime EmployersMembers of International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU) have voted 77.18% in favour...

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Port authority, GCT square off over terminal priorities

Canada

Debate over which port expansion should come first plagues Terminal 2 hearingsEnvironmental impact hearings for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s (VFPA) proposed Terminal 2 project at Roberts...

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More cruise ships expected after Summerside harbour dredging

Canada

Port CEO says dredging will be welcome news for shipping and cruise industriesThe Port of Summerside has called for tenders for dredging its harbour and the channel.The harbour is usually dredged...

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Opinion: Roberts Bank Terminal 2 critical to Canada’s economic growth

Canada

The City of Delta is a prime example of how port operations can drive the economy and bolster communities. Roberts Bank hosts the largest container terminal in Canada, generating over $1 billion in...

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Port of Vancouver touts plan to transform Terminal 1

Canada

In 'Port Report,' CEO says replacing I-5 Bridge an economic issue for ‘entire West Coast’Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler lauded recent accomplishments and highlighted upcoming redevelopment of...

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Port of Québec Announces Deal with Hutchison Ports and CN Rail to Develop New $775 Million Container Terminal

Canada

QUÉBEC CITY, May 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Québec Port Authority ("QPA") is proud to announce the signing of a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports, the world's leading port network,...

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Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexico

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access...

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Argentinian Port Administrator to Fund 2020 Dredging Project

Argentina

Argentinian Port Administrator Consorcio Portuario Regional de Mar del Plata (CPRM) plans to use its own money to fund an estimated $3 million US dredging project, which is expected for 2020, CPRM’s...