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  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Nathalie Normandeau, Quebec’s natural resources minister, and Christian Paradis, her federal counterpart, are to sign an agreement on offshore oil and gas resources that will give Quebec 100 per cent of revenues from the Old Harry site in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Marie-France Boulay, Normandeau’s press secretary, confirmed Thursday morning that the signing will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. This involves the government’s commitment to support the marine industry with more than $1.5 billion in investments, along with its commitment to sustainably develop the marine economy. “On behalf of the MPA, I enthusiastically welcome this first ever […]

  • 16 August 2018

    Ministry of energy and natural resources of Canada’s Québec. together with the Société du Plan Nord (SPN) are launched a call for proposals to identify a supplier of liquefied natural gas to the Côte-Nord region.

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgian port of Antwerp and Canada’s port of Montreal have renewed their collaboration agreement for further three years. The collaboration agreement was originally signed between Antwerp and Montreal, Quebec’s largest port, in 2013. The existing agreement runs until the spring of 2016, but the parties have now decided to extend it for another three years. The […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgian port of Antwerp and Canada’s port of Montreal have renewed their collaboration agreement for further three years. The collaboration agreement was originally signed between Antwerp and Montreal, Quebec’s largest port, in 2013. The existing agreement runs until the spring of 2016, but the parties have now decided to extend it for another three years. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2015

    Canadian National Energy Board issued a license to GNL Quebec export liquefied natural gas from it Saguenay facility.

  • 17 October 2011

    Today, in the presence of Clément Gignac, the Quebec Minister of Natural Resources and Wildlife and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Moreau, the Quebec Minister of Transport and Nicole Ménard, the Quebec Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible of the Montérégie region, Claude Robert, President and CEO of Robert Transport, and Sophie Brochu, […]

  • 27 February 2011

    Premier Darrell Dexter says he expects Ottawa to support the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project despite Quebec’s protests… (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 25, 2011

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The repair work on Holland America Line’s luxury liner MS Veendam that suffered a mechanical problem late September will have to be made in a dry-dock, the company said. As a result, Holland America Line canceled the Oct. 11 seven-day Canada & New England sailing of MS Veendam from Quebec to Boston. The ship will sail […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Don Krusel has been named managing director of the Port of Quebec’s project to build a container terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) announced earlier this week. According to an official statement, QPA has expansion plans in the Beauport sector that would see 17 hectares of graded land added […]

  • 18 November 2013

    Gaz Métro saluted EBI’s initiative to establish a network of public service stations that will supply natural gas as fuel. The Gaz Métro network is contributing to the project by distributing, at the company’s fuelling stations, the renewable natural gas produced by EBI in Berthierville. Gaz Métro said it is pleased to use its gas […]