Canada

Canada

23 Sep 2022
Congestion is easing along Canada’s rail networks and at inland rail hubs in Toronto and Vancouver, and this is translating to declining rail container dwell times at the Port of Vancouver.
16 Sep 2022
Union Pacific has ejected Canadian Pacific from a shared pool of rail-owned domestic containers, a move likely related to the pending CP-Kansas City Southern merger that could take business away from UP.
30 Aug 2022
A new rail-road corridor in Prince Rupert will streamline the transfer of commodities from rail to marine containers, with the port hoping that export volumes through the gateway will boom in the coming years.
22 Aug 2022
Vancouver has experienced excessive container dwell times for several months as congestion at rail hubs in Toronto and Montreal reduced intermodal services to and from Canada’s largest port.
01 Aug 2022
India cargo owners are now dealing with a fresh levy linked to container weight, along with a new wave of general rate increases and surcharges that have already found their way into the market ahead of peak shipping season.
27 Jun 2022
With bottlenecks at inland rail hubs in Toronto and Montreal building and rail container backups likewise mounting in Vancouver and Prince Rupert, Canada’s West Coast ports could experience congestion problems for some time.
27 May 2022
Government investments are expected to triple capacity at Port Saint John amid accelerated growth brought on by partnerships with Canada Pacific, DP World, and more.
16 May 2022
Container terminals in Vancouver and Prince Rupert are operating at full capacity, meaning they are unable to handle any cargo diversions from US West Coast ports if longshore contract negotiations head south.
13 May 2022
The Montreal Port Authority is moving again to choose the group that will build and operate the proposed Contrecoeur container terminal, a project that would significantly boost the port's capacity.
10 May 2022
Maersk plans to open a distribution center in Toronto later this year as part of its ongoing strategy to become an end-to-end supply chain integrator and increase non-ocean revenue.
02 May 2022
Vancouver port stakeholders say stubbornly high rail container dwell times and vessel delays at anchor have become a “new normal” that could worsen existing bottlenecks when import volumes increase as expected this summer.