Canadian Shipper

Transportation & Logistics

  • Seaway Trade Mission to promote Great Lakes St. Lawrence seaway system

    May 16, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) and the Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) are leading a delegation of 15 U.S. and Canadian Great Lakes executives on a Seaway Trade Mission to Poland and Norway this week.

  • Cummins continues business restructuring

    May 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Cummins Inc. and International Truck and Engine Corporation have agreed to end discussions on a potential heavy-duty engine development and manufacturing joint venture. But Cummins said it will continue to explore ways to restructure its participation in the North American

  • Port of Antwerp improves web site

    May 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Port of Antwerp has made major changes to the appearance and content of its web site at, according to shipping news. The changes are part of a regular overhaul of the site, which was first launched in

  • IMO regulations to bring higher costs for shipowners and managers

    May 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) will introduce new legislation that will see shipowners and managers face some high costs over the next decade. The changes will affect all walks of shipping life and will be levied on newbuildings delivered after

  • Ontario government has a plan to address gridlock

    May 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Ontario’s Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has challenged the federal government to match Ontario’s investment in transportation, outlining the province’s plan for addressing, in particular, the gridlock in the Greater Toronto Area and the surrounding regions. “We urge federal Finance Minister

  • Supply Chain Process Management market to quadruple to $518 Million by 2006

    May 15, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The Supply Chain Process Management (SCPM) market, which exceeded $125 million in 2000, will more than quadruple to $518 million by the end of 2005, growing at a cumulative average growth rate (CAGR) of just under 33 percent, according to

  • New ship design for multi cargo carriage

    May 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    NYK group company Hinode Kisen Co. Ltd has developed a concept for a new multipurpose vessel capable of simultaneously transporting containerised, conventional and ro-ro cargoes. Hinode Kisen Co. Ltd. has applied for a patent on the new type freighter.Two new

  • DOT Rules on Petitions Against DHL

    May 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has ruled on several petitions directed against two DHL companies: DHL Worldwide Express and DHL Airways. The DOT denied a petition to cancel the registration of DHLWE as a foreign freight forwarder, saying that there

  • Vision SCMS reverse take-over transaction approved

    May 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Toronto’s Vision SCMS Inc. (formerly First Host Hotel Corp.) and Vision Logistics Group Inc. an Ontario incorporated international supply chain management software and consulting company, have jointly announced that the Canadian Venture Exchange has given the green light to their

  • Liner lobby group launches Website

    May 14, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    The World Shipping Council, a Washington, DC-based trade association representing more than 40 liner shipping companies has launched its own Website at> Members include the largest container lines in the world as well as smaller niche carriers, and carriers

  • Enron creates newest transportation logistics provider

    May 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Enron, a global electricity, natural gas and communications provider, has created a transportation logistics company called Enron Freight Markets (EFM) to provide risk management services and transportation and logistics alternatives for shippers, carriers and third-party logistics companies. EFM will initially

  • Lykes Lines introduces new ships on Africa service

    May 11, 2001 by Canadian Shipper

    Lykes Lines is upgrading its North America-Africa Service with the introduction of two new multi-purpose vessels, the Lykes Raider and the Lykes Runner. The two Astrakan Mark 3 ro-ro ships will join three others already on the service – the