Canada Trade Data

Canada Trade Data

20 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced that the OOCL Belgium, on voyage 17W10, has suffered propeller damage and will be delayed on Hapag-Lloyd’s SLCS1, the St. Lawrence Container Service, route 1, and OOCL’s corresponding GEX1, the Canadian Gateway Express, route 1.
15 Mar 2013
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. will increase tolls for the 2013 navigation season by 3 percent, following a five-year freeze on toll rates.
07 Mar 2013
The Prince Rupert Port Authority is preparing for the construction launch of the Ridley Island Road, Rail Utility Corridor in British Columbia, CFTK-TV reports.
07 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for dry commodities on its trade from British Columbia to East Asia, the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, effective April 1.
04 Mar 2013
CMA CGM will increase rates in its trade from North Europe, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean to Australia, starting April 1.
04 Mar 2013
Beginning this month, Canadian National will boost shipments of heavy northern Alberta crude oil through LBC Tank Terminals’ expanded facility at Sunshine, in the Gesimar, La., industrial complex.
01 Mar 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all cargo in its trade from intra-Latin America and Latin America to North America, effective April 1.
26 Feb 2013
The U.S. Lumber Coalition is concerned by British Columbia’s recent log export policy changes, particularly a 20 percent increase in the “fee in lieu of domestic manufacturing” applied to many log exports that will take effect on...
26 Feb 2013
OOCL will hike rates on its trans-Atlantic trade, starting April 1.
22 Feb 2013
Ed Fast, Canada’s minister of international trade and minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway; Robin Silvester, president and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver; and other terminal and railway partners have applauded the construction of the South Shore Corridor Project at Port Metro Vancouver.
22 Feb 2013
APL will increase rates on all containers in its trade from India to Canada and the U.S., excluding Puerto Rico, effective March 15.
21 Feb 2013
The gap between the supply of drivers and the demand for them could be costly to the Canadian economy, concluded a Conference Board of Canada report.
20 Feb 2013
TransCore’s Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index showed load volumes in January increased 25 percent from December 2012 and 4 percent from January 2012, surpassing the record set for the month...
20 Feb 2013
Canadian business leaders are optimistic about their financial prospects in 2013, despite economic uncertainty...
20 Feb 2013
U.S. Lines will adjust its Pacific Express 3 service, effective March 12.
20 Feb 2013
NYK Line will increase rates for dry cargo on its trans-Atlantic trade, effective March 21.
15 Feb 2013
The Canadian Transportation Agency has appointed Sam Barone as vice chair for a five-year term, according to Denis Lebel, Canada’s Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities.
15 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced rate increases and surcharges that will become effective March and April.
14 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates on its trade from the Indian subcontinent (Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives) to the U.S. and Canada, effective March 15.
13 Feb 2013
Canadian National Railway has suspended the feasibility study for the construction of its proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range.
08 Feb 2013
Ocean carrier Hamburg Sud has announced a general rate increase for all cargo from West Coast ports in the U.S. and Canada to North Europe, effective March 15.
06 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced changes in port rotation for its WAS and WAN services between the U.S. West Coast and Australasia.
01 Feb 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co. will hike rates on all export cargo from North Europe, Baltic and Eire to Canada’s west and east coasts, effective March 1.
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...
25 Jan 2013
The government of Canada has allocated a maximum of C$19.9 million, through its Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, to a C$45-million overpass on the Deltaport Causeway...
22 Jan 2013
Canadian National Railway today reported its income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $610 million (about US$613.8 million), increasing 3 percent from $595.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
16 Jan 2013
U.S. Lines will implement a bunker surcharge for northbound dry and refrigerated cargo from Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. East Coast, eastern Canada and the Caribbean, effective Feb. 15.
14 Jan 2013
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation today reported that tonnage during the 2012 navigation season was 38.9 million metric tons, rising 4 percent from 2011’s 37.5 million metric tons.
09 Jan 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency have increased and harmonized the value thresholds for expedited customs clearance to $2,500, under the U.S.-Canada Beyond the Border Action Plan.
02 Jan 2013
Freight forwarding and logistics company Lynden International has opened a new service center at Edmonton International Airport in Alberta.
19 Dec 2012
The Saint Lawrence Seaway handled 5.1 million metric tons (about 5.6 million tons) of cargo shipments in November, increasing 11 percent year-over-year.
13 Dec 2012
Intermodal shippers tapping the two major Canadian railroads can look forward to better service — and likely more competitive pricing on lanes in which the carriers compete — in 2013.
05 Dec 2012
Pig producers in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. have warned Canada that its pork subsidization program will be challenged in thisround of Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations...
Ports in Canada Building for the Future
19 Oct 2012
When the 1,200-foot Cosco Guangzhou arrived to load and unload cargo at the Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview Terminal in mid-September, officials rejoiced at the sight of the largest vessel in the Chinese carrier’s Pacific Northwest fleet.
Canada's Infrastructure Problems Mirror Those of US
19 Oct 2012
The problems are familiar on both sides of the U.S.-Canada border: crumbling bridges; crowded, dangerous highways; and growing congestion along key rail corridors that lead to major ports.