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Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

Big Ship Ready ~ Cruise Terminal Planning

From a global perspective, one of the most critical factors influencing new cruise port planning and existing terminal redevelopment is the trend towards ever-larger cruise vessels. The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) reports that over the last 15 …

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CILTNA Members at Cargo Logistics Canada

CILTNA Members at Cargo Logistics Canada

Two Great Cargo Sessions @cargologistics and #cargo2017

Is Privatization of Our National Ports and Airports in Canadians’ Best Interests?

In recent months, there has been lots of publicity about the federal government’s interest in considering some form of privatization of …

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Marine Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Marine Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Marine Auto Logistics Drive Port Activity

Two trends within the automobile import trade are driving port activity levels. The emergence of a small number of niche ports that specialize in handling vehicles and perhaps a few other commodities. Another trend …

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Setting The Pace for Green Technology Use in Maritime Transport

Setting The Pace for Green Technology Use in Maritime Transport

Green technology use in maritime transport is having an impact. The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was signed by 175 countries in April 2016. The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting, which highlighted the shipping industry’s path for smart, responsible sustainable development, overlapped with the signing. The work …

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Canada’s Cruise Advantages

Canada’s Cruise Advantages

Canada’s cruise advantage for ports is witnessed by nearly 2 million passengers per year. The country has a variety of cruise regions including the Pacific Coast/Alaska, Atlantic Canada, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Within each theatre, cruise lines …

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Trade Agreements Lift Cool Cargo Volume

Trade Agreements Lift Cool Cargo Volume

Trade agreements lift cool cargo volume. As a visit to Granville Island Market demonstrates the world’s hunger for fresh fruit, meat and perishable foods has resulted in complex global supply chains as maritime transport of cool cargoes is increasingly used …

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