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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
The 689-foot bulk carrier Michipicoten has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario, after combating flooding in Lake Superior. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Accidents

Massive Crack Discovered in Hull of Great Lakes Freighter After Flooding

The Canadian-flagged Great Lakes freighter Michipicoten was discovered to have a four-meter-long crack in its hull after a flooding incident on Lake

June 11, 2024
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
Shipping

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission, an independent agency responsible for regulating the U.S. international ocean transportation system, has launched an

May 21, 2024
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FILE PHOTO: A drone view of three berths able to load vessels with oil is seen after their construction at Westridge Marine Terminal, the terminus of the Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, April 26, 2024. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo
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First Oil Export Cargo from Canada’s Expanded Trans Mountain Pipeline Set to Load

HOUSTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Crude oil tanker Dubai Angel on Monday moored at the Westridge Marine Terminal in Vancouver, preparing to load the first

May 21, 2024
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Monday, May 13, 2024
anoramic view city of Vancouver with the container port terminal and freight station with trains, oil-cars, tank-cars
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Alberta Urges Trudeau to Head Off Port and Rail Strikes

OTTAWA, May 13 (Reuters) – The western oil- and grain-producing province of Alberta on Monday urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to

May 13, 2024
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Wednesday, May 1, 2024
FILE PHOTO: A drone view of three berths able to load vessels with oil is seen after their construction at Westridge Marine Terminal, the terminus of the Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, April 26, 2024. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo
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Port Constraints for Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline May Crimp Oil Exports

May 1 (Reuters) – Logistical constraints at the Port of Vancouver mean waterborne oil exports from the highly anticipated Trans Mountain pipeline

May 1, 2024
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FILE PHOTO: The last section of pipeline is assembled on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project before operations are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2024, near Laidlaw, British Columbia, Canada, February 18, 2024. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo
News

Trudeau’s $25 Billion Trans Mountain Expansion Starts Commercial Operations

(Bloomberg) — The expanded Trans Mountain pipeline has entered commercial operation, concluding a decade-long wait for one of Canada’s largest and most

May 1, 2024
Total Views: 1379

Thursday, April 18, 2024
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Canada Raises Penalties for Maritime Violations

Canada’s Minister of Transport, Pablo Rodriguez, has announced a substantial increase in the value of monetary penalties for violations under the Canada

April 18, 2024
Total Views: 1450

Thursday, April 11, 2024
File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
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U.S. and Canada Sign Historic Agreement to Boost Vessel Traffic Services in the Great Lakes Region

U.S. and Canadian authorities have signed Cooperative Vessel traffic Service (CVTS) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at bolstering the safety and

April 11, 2024
Total Views: 998

Friday, March 29, 2024
IMO Approves New Emission Control Areas in Canadian Arctic and Norwegian Sea
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IMO Approves New Emission Control Areas in Canadian Arctic and Norwegian Sea

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has approved the establishment of two new Emission Control Areas (ECAs)

March 29, 2024
Total Views: 983

Sunday, February 18, 2024
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea.Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS
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Canada Says China Has Role To Play In Keeping Red Sea Safe

By Steve Scherer OTTAWA, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Canada’s Foreign Minister Melanie Joly on Sunday said China should play a role in keeping the Red Sea

February 18, 2024
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Monday, February 5, 2024
File photo provided by SIU Canada
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Union Survey Reveals Alarming Level of Harassment on Canadian Ships

The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) recently revealed alarming statistics showing nearly half of all seafarers working in the Canadian

February 5, 2024
Total Views: 2893

Monday, January 15, 2024
Naval diplomacy in London
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Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
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Thursday, January 11, 2024
Photo of French offshore wind
Offshore

Enbridge To Avoid US Offshore Wind Projects

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) Canadian pipeline company Enbridge is keen on further offshore wind investments in France, but will avoid the United States, where

January 11, 2024
Total Views: 1993

Saturday, November 18, 2023
Cobre Panama mine owned by First Quantum Minerals in Donoso. REUTERS/Aris Martinez
Ports

Panama Port Blockade Keeps Supplies From First Quantum Mine

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, Nov 17 (Reuters) – A ship with supplies for Canadian miner First Quantum’s unit in Panama was unable to dock as

November 18, 2023
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Friday, November 10, 2023
Aerial photo of Seaspan Shipyard's Vancouver Drydock
Shipbuilding

Seaspan Shipyards Announces Major Expansion of Vancouver Drydock

Seaspan Shipyards, a leading ship repair and maintenance company in Canada, has unveiled plans for upgrades and expansion of its Vancouver Drydock. The

November 10, 2023
Total Views: 3748

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
lng carrier
Energy

Pipeline Installation a Positive Sign for Canadian LNG Exports

(Bloomberg) — TC Energy Corp. has welded the last stretch of the Coastal GasLink pipeline into place, adding to signs that a huge facility to export

October 31, 2023
Total Views: 2332

Saturday, October 21, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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St. Lawrence Seaway Seeks To Avoid Strike

Michael Folsom, The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) has remained committed to negotiating with the Canada-based union, Unifor, representing

October 21, 2023
Total Views: 1180

Friday, October 20, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Workers on Brink of Strike

Michael Folsom The Canada-based union, Unifor, representing more than 350 St. Lawrence Seaway workers, returned to the bargaining table on Friday, a day after

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 2547

Thursday, September 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A pipe yard servicing government-owned oil pipeline operator Trans Mountain is seen in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada June 7, 2021. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier/File Photo
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Canada’s Mega Pipeline Promises to Redraw Global Oil Flows

By Lucia Kassai and Robert Tuttle (Bloomberg) — Canada, home to the world’s third-largest crude deposits, is poised to reshuffle global oil flows next

September 21, 2023
Total Views: 9683

Thursday, August 17, 2023
Canadian Royal Navy Ships HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife
Navy

Canadian Royal Navy Spending Is Disappointing

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Over a long career in the Navy, I sailed into many of Canada’s beautiful ports and commanded a Canadian frigate,

August 17, 2023
Total Views: 31874
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