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  • 3 January 2018

    Ottawa Express became the 1st ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2018.

  • 4 January 2018

    Montreal Port Authority (MPA) reported another record year with close to 38 million tons of cargo handled in 2017.

  • 28 July 2020
    Human Capital, Ports & Logistics

    The Longshoremen’s Union at the Port of Montreal has launched a four-day strike seeking greater work-life balance and shorter working hours. The union filed a 72 hour notice of a strike commencing on Monday, July 27th and ending on Friday, July 31 at 06:59 a.m., according to the Maritime Employees Association (MEA). The strike affects […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Germany may push back the signing of the long-announced Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, as it calls for the removal of investor protection clause from the deal’s text. Sigmar Gabriel, leader of the centre-left SPD in Germany, noted yesterday while speaking before the German Parliament that “the chapter regarding investment […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Canadian Government is on the brink of opening a new window of opportunities for hydrogen fuel cell technology as it calls for tenders for the design of low-emission Coast Guard ships that would integrate the said technology, the Canadian Press writes. The $332,000 tender forms part of the Ottawa’s fleet modernization plan and it […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Canadian Government is on the brink of opening a new window of opportunities for hydrogen fuel cell technology as it calls for tenders for the design of low-emission Coast Guard ships that would integrate the said technology, the Canadian Press writes. The $332,000 tender forms part of the Ottawa’s fleet modernization plan and it […]

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Ottawa River cleanup nears! Crews are days away from mobilizing for the Ottawa River’s historic $43 million restoration effort… Source:toledoblade.com;December 03, 2009;

  • 12 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services today announced an ambitious three year plan to expand its logistics and supply chain business within the Canadian marketplace whilst ramping up its east & west coast marine service business. “ISS is already a world leader in maritime support services and it is a logical next step to expand into end to […]

  • 3 June 2011

    Nanaimo is one step closer to sharing in Ottawa’s $35-billion shipbuilding program, now that the province has enthusiastically endorsed … (canada) [mappress] Source: canada, June 3, 2011;

  • 17 October 2011

    It is Ottawa’s best-kept secret but the biggest defence procurement contract since World War II is expected to be unveiled as soon… Read more [mappress] Source: torontosun, October 17, 2011

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    VideoRay Remotely Operated Vehicle Obtained by Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office in Michigan, USA for Underwater Inspection, Safety, and Security. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office Dive Unit, based in West Olive, Michigan, USA, is responsible for water related incidents within Ottawa County such as drowning, near drowning, evidence, and stolen property recoveries. The divers are trained […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The riverbed in the swimming area of Britannia Beach, Ottawa, will undergo construction work from July to October, to restore the grade and proper water depth, reports the City of Ottawa. As a result, the beach will be closed to swimming and all other beach activities this summer. The dredging part of the project involves […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa have announced that the Britannia Village Flood Control Project is now wrapped up. The scheme was completed in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects, approved under the Environmental Assessment Act for projects of this type. According to the official announcement, all monitoring […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Federal Labour Minister Lisa Raitt has referred the Port of Montreal dispute to the Canadian Industrial Relations Board. The action was taken yesterday in response to concerns raised about the supply of goods to Newfoundland and Labrador, Raitt’s office said in a statement.

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host an open house today, at the Ottawa City Hall, to discuss a proposed Bulls Island dredge material management plan.  A presentation will be given at 6 p.m. that will cover information on the Corps’ evaluation of dredge material placement alternatives and their efficiency in […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Don’t expect to see dredging machines deepening the Red River any time soon, a Manitoba Conservative MP said Tuesday. Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan said despite calls to dredge the river to aid boat navigation and speed up the breakup of spring ice, digging out the bottom of the river in shallow spots would be expensive […]

  • 1 July 2010

    The province hopes Ottawa will commit to funding $19.8 million for the dredging of Sydney Harbour when the two levels of government speak… By LAURA FRASER [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, July 1, 2010;

  • 23 September 2014

    The UK’s general trade union GMB called for the EU Commission to change course on EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement for EU and Canada (CETA) ahead of the EU Canada summit to be held in Ottawa on Friday 26th September. There is the growing uncertainty as to whether CETA will be finally signed off in Ottawa […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore announced that Total E&P UK Limited has extended the contracts for M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express with two years each. M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express are platform supply vessels of Rolls-Royce design, type UT 755 LN, designed for transporting solid and liquid cargo to and from offshore oil and […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kalmar has received two separate orders for cargo handling equipment from the Philippine-based terminal operator International Container Services Inc. (ICTSI) for its terminals in Manila and Subic Bay. Kalmar will deliver in total 42 Kalmar Ottawa terminal tractors, five Kalmar reachstackers and two Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). ICTSI also ordered […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Norwegian provider of offshore support vessel Island Offshore has announced that Total E&P UK Limited has extended the contracts for M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express vessels with two years each. M/V Island Empress and M/V Island Express are platform supply vessels of Rolls-Royce design, type UT 755 LN, designed for transporting solid and […]