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Museum speaker series ends with local Marine Archeologist

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Museum speaker series ends with local Marine Archeologist

The Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum is wrapping up its Fall Speaker Series Wednesday Oct. 26 with underwater archeologist Ken Cassavoy who will be sharing his expertise and knowledge about exploring shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. The speaker series has been sponsored by a community grant from Archer Daniels Midland Co. which has allowed […]

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Algoma sells property for $14.1M

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Algoma sells property for $14.1M

Algoma Central Corp. has sold another piece of property in St. Catharines that will enable new growth for the company in the marine industry. In a release, the company said it sold Ridley Square – which consists of both retail and service industry units totaling 47,585 square feet. – in St. Catharines for $14.1 million. […]

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Algoma sells property for $36.8M

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Algoma sells property for $36.8M

Algoma Central Corp. sold three buildings from its real estate holdings to focus on its fleet renewal program and new ventures in domestic and international shipping, said the company’s president and CEO. In a release, Ken Bloch Soerensen said the Martindale Business Centre in St. Catharines and the three office buildings in the Waterloo Technology […]

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CSL to chart new course with new CEO

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CSL to chart new course with new CEO

After a nine-year tenure as president and chief executive officer of The CSL Group, and a career with the company that has spanned more than 30 years, Rod Jones has announced that he will retire effective March 31, 2017. Taking over as chief executive officer will be Louis Martel, President, CSL International and executive vice-president, […]

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New ballast water treatment system on Fednav ships

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New ballast water treatment system on Fednav ships

Fednav Ltd., the largest international bulk shipowner in Canada, recently welcomed one of its seven new ocean-going lakers equipped with a ballast water treatment system—a first for the Great Lakes – to the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor. The vessel, the Federal Caribou, protects the lakes by treating its ballast water two times: by […]

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Icebreaking operations wrap up on Great Lakes

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Icebreaking operations wrap up on Great Lakes

Four Canadian and seven U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers spent nearly 3,200 hours over four months breaking ice for convoys on the Great Lakes, and assisted in 677 commercial vessel transits to move an estimated 23.7 million tons of dry bulk and liquid cargoes with an estimated value of $829 million this winter. An additional 3,658 […]

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