Chemical Tanker Spills Bunker in Canadian Port

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Chemical tanker North Atlantic Kairos experienced a bunker spill in the Port Aux Basques harbour, Canada.

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ICS: Oil Tanker Ban on BC's North Coast a Hindrance to Trade

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Prohibiting large tankers on BC's northern coast would interfere with international maritime trade.

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Canadian Gov't to Assess Risks Posed by Wrecked Ships

LOC to develop risk assessment methodology related to wrecked ships in Canadian waters.

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Canada Introduces New Measures within Oceans Protection Plan

Canadian gov't introduces new measures to help protect Canada's waters and coastlines.

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Poor Maintenance, Voyage Planning Led to Arca 1 Grounding

Poor maintenance and voyage planning led to Arca 1 grounding in January 2017 near Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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Owners Advised to Prepare for Cold Conditions in the Arctic

Owners calling at ports in Canada and the Arctic region should prepare for cold conditions.

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Canada to Prosecute Alassia for Marathassa Spill

Canada will prosecute Alassia for environmental offenses related to the oil spill from its operated vessel Marathassa.

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Canada Lifts Speed Limit for Ships in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Canada has lifted the temporary mandatory slowdown for commercial vessels operating in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

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Port Saint John Sees Strong 2017 Cargo Volumes

Cargo tonnage at Canada's Port Saint John rose by more than 4 million tons in 2017, representing a YOY increase of 15%.

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2017 Volumes Surge at Port of Prince Rupert

Port of Prince Rupert handled a record volume of 24.1 million tonnes in 2017.

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Canada Sends Its First LNG to China in Container

Canada has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China by a containership as part of a pilot ...

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IMO: Canada Provides Financial Support for Polar Code

The Government of Canada has provided a financial contribution of CAD 500,000 (around USD 393,000) in an effort to ...

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Port of Hamburg to Profit from CETA Free Trade Agreement

Germany’s Port of Hamburg is set to profit from the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between ...

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Canada Seeks to Ban Vessel Abandonment with New Bill

The Government of Canada has introduced the Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act in parliament, which aims ...

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ICS: Canadian Oil Tanker Moratorium Act a Draconian Step

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing 80% of the world merchant fleet, has voiced concern about ...

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TSB: SBI Carioca Refloated at High Tide

The bulk carrier SBI Carioca, which ran aground around 8 am on October 11 off New Brunswick, was refloated with the ...

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Bulker Grounds on Shoal off New Brunswick

The 81,262 dwt bulk carrier SBI Carioca ran aground off the coast of New Brunswick in the morning hours of October ...

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SIU Urges Canada to Uphold Labour Rules for Foreign Crew

The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has called on the Federal Government to uphold labour ...

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Canada Searching for Cargo Ship's Missing Sailor

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) deployed a team of investigators to the Port of Trois-Rivières, ...

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Canada Fines Coast Guard Ship for Violating Speed Limit Rule

Transport Canada has issued another CAD 6,000 penalty to the Canadian Coast Guard ship Sir William Alexander for an ...

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Canada Fines Another Ship for Non-Respect of Speed Limit

Transport Canada has issued a CAD 6,000 penalty to the vessel Petalon for an alleged non-compliance with the ...

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