New Quebec stevedoring firm develops market opportunities

By: | Issue #657 | at 09:46 AM | Channel(s): Project Cargo  

New Quebec stevedoring firm develops market opportunities

Following extensive experience with a long-established stevedoring enterprise on the St. Lawrence River, Philip O’Brien decided last year that he wanted to break out on his own, anchored by two well-regarded industry partners in the region. So today, Castaloop, the first new stevedoring enterprise created in eastern Canada in several decades, is off and running.

“Focused on bulk and breakbulk cargo, Castaloop quickly found its niche in the handling of wind energy components in Port Hawkesbury (Nova Scotia) and then followed by several ongoing vessels at the (St. Lawrence) Port of Bécancour,” said O’Brien.

“Now, we are looking to broaden our profile by establishing a presence at a Great Lakes port,” he told the AJOT…


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