With personal protective equipment (PPE) still critical amid a multi-month surge of Asian cargo into Canada and the United States, the resumption of Montreal strike actions after a truce expires March 20 would be highly disruptive to cargo flows through eastern Canada.
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28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
26 Mar 2014
The volume of all containers handled by U.S. and Canadian East Coast ports in the fourth quarter of 2013 increased by 4.4 percent year-over-year to 4.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units, according to port-published data collected by the JOC.
15 Oct 2013
09 Oct 2013
The seemingly endless flood of large vessels into the global container trades has created a pressing need in Canada to invest in its seaports and inland infrastructure.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
02 Sep 2013
Port Metro Vancouver handles more than 50 percent of all container cargo moving through Canada’s busiest container ports, and the British Columbia gateway is investing to retain its No. 1 container port position.
18 Jul 2013
The Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia has welcomed the Berlin Express, one of Hapag Lloyd’s three super-post-Panamax vessels with 7,506 20-foot-equivalent units of capacity.
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.
19 Apr 2013
The Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia reported container traffic in the first quarter of 2013 was 112,670 20-foot-equivalent units, jumping 26.3 percent from 89,214 TEUs in the first quarter of 2012.
01 Feb 2013
Halterm Container Terminal has signed a seven-year contract with Newfoundland-based intermodal company Oceanex that could generate more than $60 million in annual revenue for the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based terminal...
20 Dec 2012
Nova Scotia’s Halifax Port Authority board of directors has renewed Karen Oldfield’s contract as president and CEO for a five-year term, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
24 Oct 2012
The Port of Halifax and Canadian National Railway jointly hired Ajay Kumar Singh as a representative in Mumbai, India, effective Oct. 1...
29 Jun 2012
Zim Integrated Shipping Services is adding a call at the Port of Halifax in July in its Zim Container Service Atlantic, known as the ZCA service.
26 Apr 2012
American Feeder Lines has suspended its 9-month-old feeder service from Halifax to Portland, Maine, and Boston while the company undergoes restructuring.
20 Jan 2012
Container throughput at the Port of Halifax in 2011 dropped 5.7 percent year-over-year, largely because three liner services cut or reduced calls to the Canadian terminals this year.
04 Jan 2012
Four Canadian ports said Wednesday their share of U.S.-bound containerized cargo has dropped in the last decade, contrary to the claims of members of Congress and U.S.
11 Aug 2011
The Green Alliance, formerly known as the CKYH alliance, will discontinue in September its weekly container service to the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
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