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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

Activists tell Zim - Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver
2010-08-24
Locally-based activists, called out by the Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition (BIAC), are mounting a picket line at the Port of Vancouver's Delta Port facility at Roberts Bank, south of Vancouver, as...
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...
Opponents of Israeli occupation greet truckers at port of Vancouver
2010-08-24
Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza.

Sources Select Resources

Commercial Ships Could Be Quieter, but They Aren't
Shipbuilding economics and lack of regulations are getting in the way of a quieter ocean
Lubofsky, Evan
Article
2016
Dissident Voice
As the ocean drowns in sound, the number of studies showing the harmful effects of noise on marine life has surged. And so, too, have the projections for how loud things might soon become.

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

Truck West
Trucking industry in Western Canada.


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