POM: Longshoremen Issue 72-Hour Notice of Indefinite Strike

POM: Longshoremen Issue 72-Hour Notice of Indefinite Strike

23.April – MONTREAL QC – The Port of Montreal Longshoremen have given a 72-hour notice for an indefinite strike beginning on Monday, 26.April to the Maritime Employers Association (MEA). The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local (CUPE) 375, which represents over 1,100 longshoremen at Montreal’s port, said the full strike came as a response to […]

Transport Canada Revises Rules for Key Train Handling

FEDERAL AGENCY CODIFIES AD HOC MINISTERIAL ORDERS IN RESPONSE TO LAC MEGANTIC DISASTER AND ANTICIPATED CRUDE-BY-RAIL SURGE

Transport Canada Revises Rules for Key Train Handling

23.February, Ottawa ON – Transport Canada approved changes to the Rules Respecting Key Trains and Key Routes, as a measure to ensure the reliable transportation of dangerous goods by rail in colder weather, and the protection of both railway workers and those living near Canada’s rail corridors. These changes make permanent Ministerial Orders that were […]

WHRC: Trail Group’s Complaint Denied by Provincial Board

TRAIL GROUP LOSES TWO-YEAR EFFORT TO OUST WINDSOR & HANTSPORT RAILWAY FROM ITS OWN TRACKS. RAILROAD'S PROSPECTS LOOKING UP.

WHRC: Trail Group’s Complaint Denied by Provincial Board

23.December, Halifax NS – Nova Scotia’s Utility and Review Board has denied the complaint originally filed 03.Oct.2018 by the Uniacke Trails Association against the Windsor & Hantsport Railway, citing the UTA’s lack of standing before the UARB. The Conclusion of the 28-page decision document stated, “In the Board’s opinion, the UTA is simply not the proper […]

HALPORT: Docks Largest Container Ship Yet

CMA-CGM T. Jefferson First of Scheduled Visits by Ultra >14,000 TEU Vessels Due to Growing Port, Soon Able to Receive Two Ultras at Once.

CMA-CGM T. Jefferson First of Scheduled Visits by Ultra >14,000 TEU Vessels Due to Growing Port, Soon Able to Receive Two Ultras at Once.

NECR: Proposed NH C&D Transfer Station On Hold

American Recycling Withdrew its Application to Operate a C&D Transfer Station Along the CCRR. Vocal Opponents Were Part of the Reason, but Reversal of Lebanon Landfill's C&D Moratorium the Major Factor.

NECR: Proposed NH C&D Transfer Station On Hold

28 August, Claremont NH – City planning board proceedings related to the project have been underway since April, as traditional C&D landfill disposal options were working to block C&D from their facilities. After two meetings and a site visit, the City declined to give its “conditional approval” to the project at least until American Recycling presented […]

Port HAL: PSA Buys Halterm; CN Port Rail Expansion Funded

PSA Buys Halterm South Cove Terminal Ahead of Comprehensive Expansion for Ultramax Capacity. Port Rail Service to Become Traffic Lifeline to Integrate Container Growth.

Port HAL: PSA Buys Halterm; CN Port Rail Expansion Funded

21 August, Halifax NS –The Halterm South Cove Container Terminal has been acquired by Singapore-based PSA International, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners. Halterm is PSA’s first North American coastal facility. PSA also owns Ashcroft Terminal, British Columbia’s largest inland port facility, and is in discussions to acquire Philadelphia’s Penn Terminals. Halterm is the lone container terminal North […]

CN: Bids For Halterm

CN Looks to Create “Prince Rupert (BC) of the East [1] ” to Challenge PNYNJ North Atlantic Dominance, and Gain a Big Chunk of Eastern Container, Agriculture, and Auto Traffic.

CN: Bids For Halterm

CN Looks to Create “Prince Rupert (BC) of the East [1] ” to Challenge PNYNJ North Atlantic Dominance, and Gain a Big Chunk of Eastern Container, Agriculture, and Auto Traffic.