Sailing the Seven Seas

Have you ever thought about the first journey of a ship, her maiden voyage from the shipyard to its owner?

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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Canada's New Measures to Help Protect Arctic Waters

As part of its CAD 1.5 billion Oceans Protection Plan, Canada has unveiled a total investment of over CAD 175 ...

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Ships in Canada Must Slow Down to Prevent Whale Deaths

The Canadian government has implemented a temporary mandatory slow down for vessels of 20 meters or more in length ...

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Canada Extends St. Lawrence Seaway Management Deal

The Government of Canada has agreed a five-year extension of a deal with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management ...

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GCT Closes Deltaport Terminal amid Hazmat Incident

Canada’s port operator Global Container Terminals (GCT) suspended gate operations at its Deltaport terminal ...

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370 Kg of Cocaine Seized in Port of Montreal

More than 370 kg of suspected cocaine were seized in Canada’s Port of Montreal, according to the Canada ...

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COSBC Calls for Canadian Gov't Triage on Coastal Management

As a new report reveals that shipping is of great value to Canadians across the country, the industry, represented ...

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Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Reaches Canadian Parliament

The Government of Canada has introduced the proposed Oil Tanker Moratorium Act in Parliament that seeks to ...

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Vopak, AltaGas to Invest in Canada's Propane Terminal

Tank storage provider Royal Vopak and Canadian energy infrastructure company AltaGas have entered into a joint ...

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Canadian Govt Settles Lawsuits with Seafarers Union

The Government of Canada has settled the pending lawsuits filed by the Seafarers’ International Union of Canada ...

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EU-Canada Free Trade Deal Gets Final Nod

The EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) has received the final approval on February 15, as the European ...

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