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Canada’s Pinnacle Logistics Solutions fosters out-of-the-box transportation packages
  Canada’s Pinnacle Logistics Solutions fosters out-of-the-box transportation packages

Sep 27 2021 at 08:00 AM | Project / Heavy Lift News

From its base in Cambridge, southwestern Ontario, Pinnacle Logistics Solutions relies on the Great Lakes region for a substantial portion of its business. But its reach stretches to much of North America and this past summer a joint venture in the Western Arctic added a still wider dimension – quite an achievement for an enterprise with just 16 employees.

Project cargo outlook climbing at Canadian ports
  Project cargo outlook climbing at Canadian ports

Sep 27 2021 at 08:00 AM | Project / Heavy Lift News | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With breakbulk activity already posting robust trends at key Canadian ports, the project cargo outlook is showing evidence of beginning to bounce back from equipment-production delays and other pandemic-related challenges.

Post-pandemic recovery invigorates Canadian ports
  Post-pandemic recovery invigorates Canadian ports

Sep 13 2021 at 11:21 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

A year ago at this time, the great majority of Canadian ports were suffering cargo declines as the devastating COVID-19 was in full flight and the global economy was being hammered by the worst downturn in decades.

The unprecedented KCS cross-border acquisition battle: What’s in it for Canadian shippers?
  The unprecedented KCS cross-border acquisition battle: What’s in it for Canadian shippers?

Sep 13 2021 at 10:00 AM | Intermodal News | Rail

While most of the battle between CP and CN is being played out in the U.S., a significant question looms large: What’s in it for Canadian shippers? John Corey, head of the Freight Management Association of Canada shares his opinion of what this merger might mean for Canadian shippers.

  North America’s leading iron ore export hub surging towards new peaks

Sep 13 2021 at 09:00 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

On the St. Lawrence River, look no further than the north shore Port of Sept-Îles to witness an exceptional growth story fuelled by global demand for the key raw material used in steel making.

Late deal with striking Canada border service officers cuts short mounting traffic jams
Late deal with striking Canada border service officers cuts short mounting traffic jams

Aug 09 2021 at 03:07 PM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Go-slow job action launched last Friday morning by some 9,000 Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) officers with enormous implications for the smooth flow of Canada-US trade fortunately lasted well under a day after marathon bargaining sessions produced a deal with the Canadian federal government. Otherwise, the conflict would have also further complicated this Monday’s planned reopening of the border to vaccinated American travelers.

Canadian border service officers launch strike action impacting supply chains
Canadian border service officers launch strike action impacting supply chains

Aug 08 2021 at 06:54 AM | International Trade

Some 9,000 Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officers early today launched a work-to-rule job action just three days before the Canada-U.S. border is set to open to vaccinated U.S. travelers on Monday.

Takeaways from Laurentia’s demise
Takeaways from Laurentia’s demise

Aug 04 2021 at 09:08 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Though Canada’s federal government earlier this summer firmly rejected the Port of Quebec’s dream of building a second container port on the St. Lawrence River on the basis of serious environmental issues, there were big question marks already on the commercial viability of the Laurentia project.

First US-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier being built in 35 years
  First US-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier being built in 35 years

May 24 2021 at 08:00 AM | Maritime News | Bulk

Named after the company president, the Mark W. Barker is scheduled to enter commercial service during the 2022 navigation season.

Upbeat outlook for 2021 Seaway season
  Upbeat outlook for 2021 Seaway season

May 24 2021 at 07:30 AM | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The 2021 season on the St. Lawrence Seaway/Great Lakes maritime corridor is barely two months old, but the overall outlook has been encouraging for ports and shipping lines closely involved in the waterway linking the Atlantic Ocean to the industrial heartland of North America.

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