Video of the container vessel Tolten scraping along the side of container vessel Hamburg Bay, causing 50-60 containers to fall into the water. The incident took place at South Asia Pakistan Terminal in Karachi.
The International Chamber of Shipping has published its annual ICS Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table.
The Chamber of Shipping was privileged to have the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport as the keynote speaker today at our Annual General Meeting. Minister Garneau thanked Chamber members for participating in the Haro Straight Vessel Slow-down Trial last summer, and also recognized the leadership role the Chamber provided on the development of the recently released Interim Anchorage Protocol.
The federal government is set to launch the first review of Canada's port authorities since they were established 20 years ago. More details to be found in the article below.
Welcome to Friday and the weekly newsletter.... included this week - CN Rail President steps down, TMEP protest this weekend and a New Super Eco Fuel is being developed.
All the details can be found here:
The Chamber of Shipping has issued the following statement stressing the urgent need for Canadian railways to meet the service expectations of shippers and customers.
Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay have sent a letter to both CP and CN Rail strongly expressing concerns over the railways failure to meet their customers expectations. Read the full letter below:
BC Govt exempts foreign shipping from motor fuel tax, CP launches perishable service & much more in this week's newsletter!
Green Marine has just released its 2018 performance indicator criteria for North American ship owners, port authorities, terminal operators and shipyard managers. More details can be found below.
From Beautiful British Columbia - the weekly newsletter is now published!
Op-ed in the Vancouver Sun by Robin Silvester, CEO of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...
It is the Family Day long weekend in British Columbia - enjoy!!!
oh, and here is the weekly newsletter as well....
The International Chamber of Shipping has selected Guy Platton to replace Peter Hinchcliffe as Secretary General.