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Ice navigation at the forefront for Fednav

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Ice navigation at the forefront for Fednav

Enfotec, a subsidiary of Fednav, Canada’s largest dry bulk shipping group, received a coveted award for its shipboard navigation system IceNav. The award was given by the International Bulk Journal, and, according to Fednav, it highlights Enfotec’s excellence in ice navigation support. “This distinction awarded to Fednav represents years of development grown from our experience […]

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Former Atlantic Erie to be scrapped in Turkey

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Former Atlantic Erie to be scrapped in Turkey

A vessel that grounded off of Port Colborne more than two years ago is on its way to be scrapped in Turkey, said the president of Canada Steamship Lines. The self-unloading bulk carrier MV Atlantic Erie, renamed the Spirit of Shpongle, left the Port of Montreal earlier this month, bound an eco-friendly recycling yard in […]

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Seaway appoints new board member

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Seaway appoints new board member

A seasoned business leader with 38 years of experience in steel manufacturing was appointed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp.’s board of directors as the representative for the steel and iron ore industries. In a release, the Seaway said Bronko Jazvac, appointed earlier this month, replaced Jim Wilson on the board. Mr. Wilson died […]

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Algoma’s Q3 revenues drop

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Algoma’s Q3 revenues drop

Algoma Central Corp. recently reported a drop in third quarter revenues due to a decline in domestic dry-bulk shipments, the company said. The shipping company said revenues for the three and nine months ending September 30 were $115,333 compared to $125,077 for the same period in 2015. The drop in domestic dry-bulk shipments was due […]

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POCOMAR looking for new volunteers

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POCOMAR looking for new volunteers

After a two successful spring recruitment sessions, Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) is looking for more volunteers to help fill out the unit. “Interest in the unit began to build over the course of the boating season,” said executive officer Zach Walters. Walters said there is a 50-member cap set on POCOMAR by the […]

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US Navy warship passes through Welland Canal

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US Navy warship passes through Welland Canal

Residents from across Niagara turned out along the length of the Welland Canal Sunday as a U.S. Navy warship made its way through the system. The USS Detroit, the fourth Freedom-class littoral combat ship, spent time in its namesake city where it was recently commissioned, before moving up Lake Erie. The vessel is designed to […]

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