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Port of Vancouver secures land for warehousing, distribution

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announced that it has recently completed the purchase of three strategic industrial-zoned properties in Richmond and Port Coquitlam. The acquisitions were made to secure trade-enabling land to support future port growth, facilitate Canada's trade and...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News



Panama Canal sets record cargo tonnage in fiscal year 2017

The Panama Canal Authority announced that the waterway welcomed a record 403.8 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS) of cargo in Fiscal Year 2017, the largest amount of annual tonnage ever transited in its 103-year history. The 22.2 percent increase from the...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News



Global maritime piracy still declining

According to the most recent piracy report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) a total of 121 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in the first nine months of 2017. The IMB report notes that, while...

30 November 2020
Categories: Freight News