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Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priority

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:32

Los Angeles, CA – Security at shipping ports around the U.S., including testing containers and vessels for biological and radiological hazards, is a top priority to preventing terrorism, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Thursday. As he rode aboard the Coast…

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Bahri’s latest line to call on Port Saint John

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:26

Saint John NB —Port Saint John, DP World and port officials jointly announced Bahri as the newest shipping line to call regularly at DP World Cargo Terminals located in Saint John, New Brunswick. Bahri, a global leader in logistics and…

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From Russia With Love

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:50

In 2016, Baffinland Iron Mines achieved 3.2 metric tonnes of production and transportation of iron ore from its Mary River mine on Baffin Island in Nunavut to the port site 100 kilometres away. Much of the equipment already on the…

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Starting from Scratch

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:42

Three years after the Fortress Investment Group bought the bankrupt Montreal Maine & Atlantic (MMA) railway in May 2014, major capital investments and a lot of outreach to shippers and communities have gone a long way to restoring confidence in…

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SCMA highlights NAFTA concerns

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 13:23

Toronto, ON — The Supply Chain Management Association of Canada, while supportive of efforts to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), have identified, in a letter to the government, three priority areas, including trade facilitation and border controls,…

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Five key NAFTA battlegrounds to watch when negotiations get underway

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:08

Ottawa, ON — U.S.-initiated negotiations to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement are bound to be long and hard. Canadian officials maintain that Mexico is the real target of President Donald Trump’s determination to renegotiate what he considers to…

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Union ratifies five-year agreement with CP

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 11:40

Calgary, AB — Canadian Pacific and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference Maintenance of Way Employees Division announced they have ratified a new five-year agreement. “We thank the union leadership for their vision and willingness to work with us proactively and…

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Manitoba premier says Churchill rail repairs need federal response

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:40

Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba government isn’t about to pay for repairs to a washed-out rail line that links the community of Churchill on Hudson Bay to the rest of the province. Premier Brian Pallister says he is waiting on a response…

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Authorities find four stowaways in shipping container at Port of Montreal

Canadian Shipper News - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:37

Montreal, QC – Four men found in a shipping container at the Port of Montreal were dehydrated and likely had been in the storage unit for many days, authorities said Thursday. Stephane Smith, a spokesman for the Urgences Sante ambulance service, said…

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Intern, Configuration and Data Management - Seaspan ULC - North Vancouver, BC

Shipbuilding Jobs from Indeed - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:07
The internship will provide exposure to various areas of complex project management, as part of one of the largest shipbuilding programs in the world....
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