Breakbulk activity rising in ports across Canada

As the Canadian economy engages in a pronounced post-pandemic recovery, following the largest contraction for decades in 2020, as is activity in the breakbulk sector of Canadian ports showing renewed dynamism.
Trade impact with US escalates as Canadian protest movement spreads

As the Canadian demonstrators blocking access to the vital Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario entered a fourth day with no end in sight, the bilateral trade impact of the protest movement against COVID-19 measures is rapidly escalating.
More floods in British Columbia worsen Port of Vancouver’s supply chain issues

After torrential rains called the ‘storm of the century’ hammered British Columbia’s southern interior in mid-November, submerging many communities and critical rail and road links with Canada’s largest port, the supply chain crisis appears to be getting from bad to worse, with the third rainstorm that began Wednesday.
Industry stakeholders encouraged by current trends

In both western and eastern Canada, breakbulk activity is on the rise – as seen in strong shipments of steel, forest products and construction materials as well as wind energy components. The overall project cargo sector is re-bounding from production delays and other pandemic-related challenges.
Port of Montreal sets late 2026 as new target date for planned Contrecoeur container terminal

At a technical briefing this week, the Port of Montreal updated the procurement process that national or international consortiums need to follow in seeking to partner with Canada’s second largest maritime gateway in its biggest project in decades
Canada’s Pinnacle Logistics Solutions fosters out-of-the-box transportation packages

From its base in Cambridge, southwestern Ontario, Pinnacle Logistics Solutions relies on the Great Lakes region for a substantial portion of its business. But its reach stretches to much of North America and this past summer a joint venture in the Western Arctic added a still wider dimension – quite an achievement for an enterprise with just 16 employees.
Project cargo outlook climbing at Canadian ports

With breakbulk activity already posting robust trends at key Canadian ports, the project cargo outlook is showing evidence of beginning to bounce back from equipment-production delays and other pandemic-related challenges.
Post-pandemic recovery invigorates Canadian ports

A year ago at this time, the great majority of Canadian ports were suffering cargo declines as the devastating COVID-19 was in full flight and the global economy was being hammered by the worst downturn in decades.
The unprecedented KCS cross-border acquisition battle: What’s in it for Canadian shippers?

While most of the battle between CP and CN is being played out in the U.S., a significant question looms large: What’s in it for Canadian shippers? John Corey, head of the Freight Management Association of Canada shares his opinion of what this merger might mean for Canadian shippers.

North America’s leading iron ore export hub surging towards new peaks

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