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  • Association of Canadian Port Authorities launching 56th annual conference this August

    July 14, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    BELLEDUNE, N.B.–The Association of Canadian Port Authorities’ 56th Annual Conference will be taking place from August 17 to 20th 2014, in Belledune, New Brunswick. Hosted by Belledune Port Authority, this networking event will bring together key executive management from ports

  • Vachon named chair of ACPA

    September 29, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    Montreal, Quebec–Sylvie Vachon, president and chief executive officer of the Montreal Port Authority, has been named chair of the board of directors of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA). The appointment was announced during the ACPA’s 55th annual conference

  • Canadian ports assess challenges

    September 1, 2010 by Leo Ryan

    At an annual conference held in early August in St. John’s, the member ports of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) assessed challenges and opportunities for the marine industry within the context of the global recovery from recession. Discussions

  • Ports Report “Our Turn to Deal”

    September 1, 2006 by Leo Ryan

    World trade is continuing to increase at almost twice the level of global GDP (currently just over 4%). Like their US counterparts, Canadian ports are facing daunting infrastructure capacity challenges as Asia, led by China, floods North America with consumer

  • Do East

    May 1, 2006 by RP Stastny

    From the Far East through the Strait of Malacca, across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the North Atlantic and along the east coast of North America. It’s not an obvious route for Asian trade and currently only

  • marine carriers

    November 1, 2005 by Leo Ryan

    The global shipping environment, notably for container operators, remains characterized by tremendous demand that is outpacing international merchandise trade growth, much of which continues to be attributed to China’s rapid economic expansion. The latter has spawned a vast appetite for

  • Canadian Ports Join the Infrastructure Catch-Up Game

    March 1, 2005 by Leo Ryan

    Consider this: world gross domestic product in the past two decades has increased at an average annual rate of 2.8% whereas growth in the global container trade has averaged close to 9% a year. This scenario will not likely change

  • Strength in Numbers

    February 1, 2005 by Julia Kuzeljevich

    Canada’s first “all-mode” transportation coalition, the Transportation Optimization Pact, (TOP), reached its first anniversary last November with positive prospects for change in Canada’s transportation framework. TOP was formed in November 2003 to press the federal government for an overhaul of

  • Outlook 2005: Marine

    November 1, 2004 by Leo Ryan

    With the world container shipping industry in the midst of a tremendous boom whose magnitude had not been generally anticipated, analysts are no longer forecasting an inevitable slump by 2006, when a substantial number of newbuildings, including giant post-Panamax vessels

  • Trucking chief calls for cooperation among modes rather than PR wars

    August 3, 2004 by Canadian Shipper

    The CEO of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, David Bradley, is bringing both an olive branch and a warning to the annual conference of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities in St. John’s, NF. Bradley, speaking at the event this week,