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Flying High

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:57

After eight years of often tense negotiations, the 1600-page CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) treaty between Canada and the 28-member European Union officially came into force on September 21. The lingering tag of “provisional implementation” simply indicates that all…

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VCIT world’s first fully automated container terminal: Cargotec

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:30

Melbourne, Australia — Kalmar and Navis, parts of Cargotec, have delivered the first OneTerminal automation solution to International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) at the Port of Melbourne, Australia. The deployment has made Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) the world’s…

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The story of NAFTA, as told from a Canadian auto plant in Mexico

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:43

San Juan Del Rio, Mexico — Looming above a Canadian auto-parts plant, keeping watch over workers, is a painting of the Virgin Mary. This same plant plans a celebration of its latest expansion with a party featuring a mariachi band.…

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CITT hosts webinar on reverse logistics

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:41

Toronto, ON — CITT is hosting a webinar September 13 on Reverse Logistics and Remanufacturing, featuring Eian Campbell, CCLP, Director of Operations of Danby Products Limited, who will discuss reverse logistics and share his hard-earned insights on turning this cost…

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Jury selection to begin in Lac Megantic train derailment trial

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:37

Sherbrooke, QC — Jury selection is set to begin today in the trial of three men charged in the rail disaster that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Que. Three ex-railway employees — train driver Thomas Harding, railway traffic controller Richard Labrie and…

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Feds commit to restoring rail service to Churchill

Canadian Shipper News - Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:35

Ottawa, ON — The Government of Canada confirmed its commitment to the residents of northern Manitoba and to the restoration of rail service to Churchill, Manitoba. “The Government of Canada remains committed to the people of Churchill and Northern Manitoba…

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SYSTEMS SAFETY ENGINEER/SPECIALIST – ALL LOCATIONS - Gibbs & Cox - Engineer, BC

Shipbuilding Jobs from Indeed - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:12
3-5 years experience in the shipbuilding industry or active duty service time in the Maritime Services (Navy, Coast Guard, Sealift)....
From Gibbs & Cox - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:12:36 GMT - View all Engineer, BC jobs

SYSTEMS SAFETY ENGINEER/SPECIALIST – ALL LOCATIONS - Gibbs & Cox - Engineer, BC

Marine Jobs from Indeed - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 19:12
Gibbs & Cox, Inc., the nation’s leading independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design firm is seeking a well-qualified individual for a position...
From Gibbs & Cox - Fri, 08 Sep 2017 19:12:36 GMT - View all Engineer, BC jobs

Maersk partners with Microsoft, EY on maritime insurance blockchain

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 18:13

The group has created a blockchain platform built on Microsoft Azure technology for shippers, brokers, customers and third parties in the maritime insurance industry that is slated for rollout in 2018. London, UK — Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S,…

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Federal takeover of Churchill port could help rail line: Manitoba premier

Canadian Shipper News - Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:44

Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is suggesting the federal government could take over the Port of Churchill as one way to help revive the subarctic town’s broken rail line and economy. “The federal government has the responsibility for…

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