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May 5, 2021  

Freightzy partners with Less Emissions to offer carbon neutral shipping program

Less Emissions partnered with Freightzy to offer a carbon

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June 25, 2020  

Quebec port project aims to win back market share

US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.

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June 17, 2020  

US to investigate Canada’s ‘unfavourable’ new Great Lakes shipping rules

Shippers claim ballast water release standards are unfair, overly costly and designed to drive them out of cross-border shipping.

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February 10, 2020  

Rand Logistics to acquire American Steamship Company from GATX

Combination of the two marine shippers will create the largest and most diverse fleet on the Great Lakes

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December 16, 2019  

Amazon bans sellers from using FedEx for some deliveries

Amazon and FedEx have a testy relationship.

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September 19, 2019  

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales

Eight have died in Canadian waters this summer out of a population numbering only about 400 animals.

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September 10, 2019  

Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.

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September 10, 2019  

Shopify to buy fulfilment solutions company 6 River Systems for US$450M

Online retail platform says acquisition will give it access to fulfilment software and robotics.

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July 30, 2019  

International shipping under the microscope as whale death toll grows

Examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes.

News Electronics General
July 11, 2019  

Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training

Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.

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June 27, 2019  

Transport Canada implements speed limits following death of another right whale

Feds will issue a fine of up to $25,000 to those who fail to follow the speed limit.

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May 14, 2019  

Walmart ups the delivery game with next day shipping

The announcement comes just two weeks after online behemoth Amazon said it’s upgrading its free shipping option.

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April 25, 2019  

CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes

Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.

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April 16, 2019  

CN Rail to challenge CTA determination that it breached service obligations

Transportation regulator says the country’s largest railway breached its obligations by announcing its intention to impose embargoes on wood pulp shipments last September.

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October 25, 2018  

CBSA, Montreal port tests blockchain to tug shipping into digital age

But data sharing depends on co-operation among competitors and security remains an open question.

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October 23, 2018  

Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace

The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.

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August 16, 2017  

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments up 18%

Iron ore shipments grew 68% to meet higher demand from Japan and China for the key ingredient in steelmaking.

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April 11, 2017  

Icebergs clog shipping lanes, forcing ships to reroute

616 icebergs have moved into the North Atlantic lanes so far this season, compared to 687 by season’s end last year.

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December 13, 2016  

Ports America to operate marine container facility in Cape Breton harbour

40-year deal will provide services such as labour management, maintenance and repair.

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October 31, 2016  

TransForce says US acquisition gives Canadian firms better access to Mexico

$558 million deal to buy Con-Way Truckload will boost its US-Mexico business grow to about US$200.

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June 27, 2016  

Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

Project comes online nearly two years late following construction delays.

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December 14, 2015  

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo traffic falls 10%

But growing global demand for shipping expected in 2016

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November 5, 2015  

Denmark’s Maersk Line shipping slashes 4,000 jobs

Company is also reducing its network capacity and postponing investments.

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March 11, 2015  

Prince Rupert Port expanding by 500K containers

Port authority says container traffic through the facility increased by 15% in 2014.

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October 8, 2014  

Audit says Canada lacks vision for managing Arctic shipping traffic growth

Archaic maps and survey data, outdated navigational aids and icebreaking services are being stretched too thin, environment commissioner audit suggests.

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April 8, 2014  

Crews working to clear ice-clogged Great Lakes shipping pathways

Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.

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March 26, 2014  

Arctic shipping remains a dream for now, transport minister says

Lisa Raitt says delay’s not a bad thing, as lawmakers now have time to prepare safety protocols to protect the region.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 19, 2013  

Cenovus to triple amount of crude moved by rail by late 2014

The railed oil would represent about 10% of Cenovus’ crude volumes.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Sustainability
April 18, 2013  

Saskatchewan exports reach record fourth place in Canada

Emerging economies want food, fuel; a lot of shipments from manufacturing.

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December 29, 2011  

Heating with solar

Perforated glazing on solar panels ups the collection efficiency of energy, even on white walls.