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  • 24 May 2017

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to the Port of Trois-Rivières, Québec, following an accident involving the bulk carrier Nord Quebec in which one person died. Local media reports say that a 38-year-old Filipino man working on Nord Quebec died when he was hit by a cable during a […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Onomichi Shipyard held three important ceremonies during the month of May out of which two were related to the delivery of vessels and one to the launching of a Super Box Shaped Bulker. The shipyard hosted a launching ceremony, on May 29, of Hull No. 667, a 37.000 dwt bulk carrier. The vessel was named ‘IKAN […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Quebec-based Pétrolia welcomed the willingness expressed by the Government of Quebec in the Leitao Budget to complete the assessment of the oil and gas potential of Gaspésie. This willingness, coupled with the new accelerated capital cost allowance for liquefied natural gas incentives, will enable the implementation of a liquefied natural gas supply chain from the producer […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Quebec-based Pétrolia welcomed the willingness expressed by the Government of Quebec in the Leitao Budget to complete the assessment of the oil and gas potential of Gaspésie. This willingness, coupled with the new accelerated capital cost allowance for liquefied natural gas incentives, will enable the implementation of a liquefied natural gas supply chain from the producer […]

  • 12 June 2015

    The Government of Canada estimates that the Gulf of St. Lawrence and surrounding areas have the potential for more than 39 trillion cubic feet of gas and 1.5 billion barrels of oil, based on preliminary geological studies of the area. Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today tabled the Notice of Ways and Means Motion […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC), a US-based hydrokinetic technology developer, has established a subsidiary in Canada. ORPC’s wholly-owned subsidiary Énergies Marines Renouvelables Québécoises (EMARQ) will be based in Montreal, Quebec, with Marcel Boridy named as EMARQ’s General Manager. Boridy said: “EMARQ’s vision is to work collaboratively with the Quebec government and interested organizations to install marine renewable […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Gaz Metro and the government of Quebec signed a partnership to increase the natural gas liquefaction capacity at the Gaz Metro plant in eastern Montreal.  Sophie Brochu, President and CEO of Gaz Métro, welcomed the partnership together with Philippe Couillard, Premier of Québec, Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Prime Minister of Quebec, Pauline Marois, initiated a trade mission with 56 delegates from Quebec businesses interested in developing business in Mexico. Ocean is part of this mission in order to expand the dredging activities of its trailing suction hopper barge Ocean Traverse Nord in Mexico. Ocean took the opportunity to find a business […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $550,000 in six small craft harbors in Quebec in order to ensure they continue to operate safely and securely. This investment is in addition to the $10.3 million investment announced last August for maintenance, repair, construction and dredging […]

  • 23 October 2014

    Gaz Métro has signed a deal with Anticosti Hydrocarbons to develop associated natural gas from Anticosti Island. The agreement with Gaz Métro will provide Anticosti Hydrocarbons with access to the expertise of Québec’s leading gas distribution utility and distribution franchise-holder on Anticosti Island to identify economic, operational, and technical solutions to transporting associated natural gas to consumer […]

  • 2 September 2015

    Pétrolia informed that a letter has been signed confirming that Ressources Québec intends to invest, as an agent of the Quebec government, in Pétrolia’s share capital with a private placement totalling $3.8 million for the first phase of the Bourque LNG project.

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Quebec. The project, proposed by the Saguenay Port Authority, includes construction and operation of a new multi-user marine terminal to service the north shore of the Saguenay River at […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 16th of August last, the “Ocean Traverse Nord”, was christened. The remarkable dredger is the result of an even more remarkable international collaboration. This inspired the busy christening ceremony. The christening ceremony took place at Quebec, Canada, along quay near the Ocean head office. All those present agreed that the building process was remarkable […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Dredging DS, a Quebec based company specialized in deep-water sediments removal, has signed its first long-term suction dredging contract with Empressa Generadora de Electricidad Itabo in the Dominican Republic. This multiyear agreement, signed in the presence of the Canadian Ambassador in the Dominican Republic Shauna Hemingway, supports Ocean’s development plan and its latest steps […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Although Quebec will benefit from investment in natural gas in Western Canada, its potential development of shale gas remains speculative and dependent on the regulatory environment in the province, according to a Conference Board of Canada report. “Clearly, the natural gas industry contributes to Canada’s economy and to the economy of each province,” said Pedro […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. According to him, re-elected Conservative Government will provide funding for the new maritime terminal at the Port of Montreal’s Alexandra Pier, and the expansion of the Ross Gaudreault […]

  • 20 March 2018

    Canada’s Port of Quebec has decided to strengthen commercial ties with three Belgian ports. 

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has hired Alexandre Paris to be President and Chief Executive Officer of its Québec subsidiary Énergies Marines Renouvelables Québéc‎oises (EMARQ).

  • 15 September 2014

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Port-Cartier, Québec, where the tug Vachon  collided with the bulk carrier Orient Crusader. The accident happened during the berthing outmaneuvers in Quebec’s Port-Cartier in the Saint Lawrence gulf when the 1973-built tug collided with the 114,900-dwt Orient Crusader built in 2010. Cyprus-based Interorient […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, has announced an investment of $12 million for construction work on the Queen’s Wharf at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Quebec. The work will involve rebuilding piers 97 and […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government of Canada has set aside new funding for the installation of shore power infrastructure at the Port of Quebec and the Port of Montreal. The shore power infrastructure will be installed at Quebec’s Pointe-à-Carcy cruise terminal, with an estimated cost of around CAD 13.5 million. The government of Canada will provide up to USD 5 million under its ShorePower Technology for Ports […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government of Canada has set aside new funding for the installation of shore power infrastructure at the Port of Quebec and the Port of Montreal. The shore power infrastructure will be installed at Quebec’s Pointe-à-Carcy cruise terminal, with an estimated cost of around CAD 13.5 million. The government of Canada will provide up to USD 5 million under its ShorePower Technology for Ports […]