Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives… The BDI  (Baltic dry Index)  gained 27 points as the month begins and now reads 1,381; Geopolitics as have stressed are in the worse state of affairs with contradictory news and reports flying around. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities

Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities
From left, Honorary Consul of Canada in Bermuda Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone; Ontario Finance Minister Victor Fedeli; Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson; Andy Burrows, CEO, Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) Toronto forum visit highlights business opportunities Toronto, ON, June 21, 2019:...
June 21st, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets | Read More

Bermuda delegation opens Toronto Stock Exchange

Bermuda delegation opens Toronto Stock Exchange
Bermuda delegation opens Toronto Stock Exchange Toronto, ON, June 19, 2019: Bermuda Finance Minister Curtis Dickinson did the honours at a market-opening ceremony held at the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) yesterday, accompanied by a delegation from the island. The group is in Toronto for a multi-industry...
June 19th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Stock Markets | Read More

Bermuda team connects with fintech leaders in Toronto

Bermuda team connects with fintech leaders in Toronto
. Bermuda team connects with fintech leaders in Toronto Toronto, Ontario, May 22, 2019: Bermuda Premier David Burt turned the spotlight on the island’s innovation community for a sold-out audience of global entrepreneurs in Toronto this week at North America’s fastest-growing tech conference. Collision,...
May 22nd, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Copper’s green future is brighter than diamonds for Canada and US explorer Dunnedin Ventures

Copper’s green future is brighter than diamonds for Canada and US explorer Dunnedin Ventures
Chief executive Claudia Tornquist. Copper’s green future is brighter than diamonds for Canada and US explorer Dunnedin Ventures By James Brewer Claudia Tornquist heads a minerals exploration company with a diamond resource that could eventually yield sparkling results, but for now the business is switching...
May 10th, 2019 | Insight, Markets, Mining | Read More

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth
…  The EU funded SpaceWave project has finalised its Internationalisation Strategy which aims to optimise Europe’s full potential of the use of Earth Observation technologies in Blue Growth. The Internationalisation Strategy covers a timescale of 5 years (2018-2022) and aims to establish SpaceWave...
March 5th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US

ZIM partners with Avantida to offer street turn services in the US
Luc de Clerck Avantida continues to grow its network in the US, with ZIM joining Maersk on the platform  Antwerp, Belgium, February 6, 2019 – Avantida, an E2open company, announced today that ZIM, one of the leading shipping lines, has partnered with Avantida to offer street turn services in the United...
February 6th, 2019 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Canadian Government Vessels of Concern Risk Assessment Methodology Contract Award

Canadian Government Vessels of Concern Risk Assessment Methodology Contract Award
l to r: Brian Leblanc, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Atlantic Region, CCG. John Doucet, Acting Superintendent, Vessels of Concern (VOC), CCG Ewan Browell, LOC CanadaDarren Fisher, M.P. Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia Andy Blackmer, Dillon Consultingand Anne Miller, Regional Director, Incident Management,...
February 5th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA
USMCA Trade Deal – NAFTA Revised A collaboration between Floyd Zadkovich (US and English lawyers) & zeiler.partners (Mexican and Austrian lawyers) USMCA – Investment Protection Standards and Dispute Resolution Process After long and intense negotiations, the United States, Mexico...
October 5th, 2018 | Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Helm Operations Joins Volaris Group

Helm Operations Joins Volaris Group
Ateet Patel, Portfolio CFO of Volaris Group shakes hands with Ron deBruyne, CEO of Helm Operations Leading developer of marine software looks to accelerate growth with new backing from global technology firm Victoria, BC – Leading marine operations software company Helm Operations announced today...
September 20th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact

Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact
The ferry MV Armand-Imbeau II built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ), will operate on LNG fuel. Copyright: Davie Shipyards Wärtsilä Corporation,  16 August 2018 at 10 am EEST – A new 92 metre long ferry built for the Canadian operator Société des traversiers...
August 16th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships

HELMEPA’s Scholarships
.. Another 5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Fugro reports successful licensing of seep and geochemical data before Canada’s 2018east coast bid round

Fugro reports successful licensing of seep and geochemical data before Canada’s 2018east coast bid round
High-resolution bathymetric data acquired by Fugro, draped over pre-existing, publicly available GEBCO data for comparison Fugro and partner, Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI), have reported recent success selling licences for data from afrontier region offshore Canada. The data were acquired...
May 11th, 2018 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp

Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp
Mountie meets gold bounty. Holding the aces in Yukon exploration: Golden Predator Corp By James Brewer A sergeant-major of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Yukon poses for a photo with a 744 troy ounces gold doré bar – a symbol of the untapped riches that remain in the province. The bar – a...
May 1st, 2018 | Mining, News | Read More

AQUA-TOOLS’ B-QUA to be used in Canadian Ballast water surveillance programme

AQUA-TOOLS’ B-QUA to be used in Canadian Ballast water surveillance programme
The efficiency of various ballast water testing methods was tested onboard the research vessel Meteor The Government of Canada is testing aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water sampling and monitoring kit for possible use in the Canadian ballast water surveillance programme. The programme is being led a research...
March 23rd, 2018 | Environment, Pollution | Read More

Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon

Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon
John McConnell and Tara Christie. Victoria Gold and Banyan Gold: commitment in Canada’s Yukon  By James Brewer In what might be a first in investment circles, a husband and wife have delivered presentations on the same occasion in London detailing progress at their respective mining development and...
November 24th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News, Story of the Month | Read More

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry
Fugro Discovery Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together a comprehensive picture of surficial geological...
October 25th, 2017 | Energy, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

World Maritime Day 2017 VIMC

World Maritime Day 2017 VIMC
From the event World Maritime Day 2017 Celebration in Vancouver and Menon Economics Vancouver City Report 2017 Vancouver, BC, September 28, 2017  – The Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC) in collaboration with Keesal Young & Logan (KYL) hosted a complimentary seminar and lunch...
September 29th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract

U.S. Defense Department confirms award to Crowley of $2.3 billion transportation contract
Crowley truck and container driving over a bridge. (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; July 26, 2017) ­– Following a series of protests and subsequent legal challenges, the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM), a command of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), this week confirmed a large, multi-year contract...
July 26th, 2017 | Logistics, Military, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company

Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company
Ian Ball of Abitibi Royalties Inc Montreal’s Abitibi Royalties Inc opens new way to build a gold company By James Brewer Canadian entrepreneur Ian Ball has been fascinated by the world of mining stocks since he was a boy. Now, with mature experience of the sector behind him, he is pioneering a business...
June 6th, 2017 | Markets, Mining, News | Read More

Bermuda captive insurance experts head to Canada

Bermuda captive insurance experts head to Canada
Participants in BDA’s Vancouver and Toronto captive insurance roadshow (top, from left): EY’s Umer Islam; Mike Weiss of Liberty International Underwriters; Leslie Robinson of the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA); Mike Parrish of Marsh IAS Management Bermuda; Christiane Kenny-Post of Consultant...
May 8th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Government support for Thordon bearings with “Build in Canada” award

Government support for Thordon bearings with “Build in Canada” award
The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of Democratic Institutions and Member of Parliament for Burlington (Centre), with Thordon Bearings’ Vice-Chair and Human Resources Director Anna Galoni and President and CEO Terry McGowan The Government of Canada has signed a procurement agreement with Thordon...
May 1st, 2017 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Yukon yields renewed mining promise

Yukon yields renewed mining promise
Yukon: a mining province. Yukon yields renewed mining promise By James Brewer Three prominent entrepreneurs in the Canadian federal territory of Yukon have been in the UK for a joint event to update investors on their progress in developing important mines. Since its formation in 2009, the Yukon Mining...
April 16th, 2017 | Mining | Read More