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Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Freight Management Association of Canada
FMA is "The National Voice of the Shipper." Established in 1916, FMA monitors transportation legislation and regulations and their effects on freight service and pricing by air, marine, rail and truck. FMA lobbies on behalf of the...
International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...

News Releases

Canadian Shippers Expect Modest Growth in 2010
2010-01-06
Canadian Industrial Transportation Association
Shippers expect modest growth in their volumes and in rate increases of their carriers in 2010. That is one of the findings in the 5th annual benchmarking survey undertaken by Supply Chain Surveys Inc...

Sources Select Resources

As rivers re-open to shipping, oil threat to Bangladesh's Sundarbans forest continues
Kibria, ASMG
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Bangladesh's Sundarbans forest, home of incredibly rich biodiversity, is under unprecedented threat, writes ASMG Kibria. The recent oil tanker capsize on the Shela river puts the forest at risk of wid...

Sources Bookshelf

The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Dear, I.C.B., Kemp, Peter
Book
1976
This book covers aspects of life on and under the sea: terms, oceanography, shipwrecks, shanties, sailors, explorers, maritime inventors, steam, tidal power, marine wildlife, piracy, the East India Co...

Media

Canadian Sailings
Marine trade magazine.
Harbour & Shipping Journal
News, regular columns and features on deep-sea shipping, shipbuilding and transportation.
Today's Trucking
New equipment and technology for truck fleet owners, operators and supervisors.
Truck West
Trucking industry in Western Canada.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Atlantic Pilotage Authority
To establish, operate, maintain and administer, in the interest of safety, an efficient Pilotage service within the designated waters of the Atlantic region.
Canadian Coast Guard
As a Special Operating Agency of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), the CCG owns and operates the federal government's civilian fleet and helps DFO meet its responsibility to ensure safe and accessibl...
Canadian Transportation Agency
The Agency's responsibilities include: Dispute Resolution, to resolve complaints about transportation services, rates, fees and charges; Accessibility, to ensure that our national transportation syste...
Great Lakes Pilotage Authority
It's mission is to establish, operate, maintain and administer in the interest of safety, an efficient pilotage service within the Great Lakes region for commercial vessels.
Laurentian Pilotage Authority
Mandated to operate, maintain and manage, in the interest of navigation safety, an efficient pilotage service in Canadian waters for the Laurentian Region.
Marine Atlantic Inc.
Provides passenger and commercial marine transportation system between the Island of Newfoundland and the Province of Nova Scotia.
Old Port of Montreal Corporation Inc.
Manager of the Quays of the Old Port of Montr‚al and the Montr‚al Science Centre.
Pacific Pilotage Authority
Mandated to provide safe, reliable and efficient marine pilotage and related services in the Coastal waters of British Columbia including the Fraser River.
St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation
Responsible for the safe and efficient movement of marine traffic through the Canadian Seaway facilities, which consists of 13 of the 15 locks between Montreal and Lake Erie.
Transport Canada
Transport Canada is responsible for transportation policies and programs. It ensures that air, marine, road and rail transportation are safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible. Tra...


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