Freightzy partners with Less Emissions to offer carbon neutral shipping program
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Quebec port project aims to win back market share
US East Coast volumes surge due to shifting global supply chains.
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.
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
Amazon bans sellers from using FedEx for some deliveries
Amazon and FedEx have a testy relationship.
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.
Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs
Amazon said the hiring events will take place Sept. 17 in six locations.
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.
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.
Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training
Amazon and other companies have struggled to find technically qualified U.S. employees.
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.
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.
CP Rail first quarter profits jump 25% despite winter weather woes
Revenues for energy, chemicals and plastics shot up 18%.
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.
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.
Walmart makes improvements to third-party marketplace
The retail chain will begin to roll out the improvements in mid-November.
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.
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.
Ports America to operate marine container facility in Cape Breton harbour
40-year deal will provide services such as labour management, maintenance and repair.
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.
Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes
Project comes online nearly two years late following construction delays.
St. Lawrence Seaway cargo traffic falls 10%
But growing global demand for shipping expected in 2016
Denmark’s Maersk Line shipping slashes 4,000 jobs
Company is also reducing its network capacity and postponing investments.
Prince Rupert Port expanding by 500K containers
Port authority says container traffic through the facility increased by 15% in 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.
Crews working to clear ice-clogged Great Lakes shipping pathways
Shipping logjam caused weeklong shutdown at largest steel mill in the US.
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.
Cenovus to triple amount of crude moved by rail by late 2014
The railed oil would represent about 10% of Cenovus’ crude volumes.
Saskatchewan exports reach record fourth place in Canada
Emerging economies want food, fuel; a lot of shipments from manufacturing.
Heating with solar
Perforated glazing on solar panels ups the collection efficiency of energy, even on white walls.