The seemingly endless flood of large vessels into the global container trades has created a pressing need in Canada to invest in its seaports and inland infrastructure.
Canada Infrastructure News
16 Sep 2013
The group that plans to build a container terminal at Melford in Nova Scotia has completed the purchase of the land along the Strait of Canso for the deep-water port.
03 Sep 2013
There’s a lot of talk about increasing infrastructure spending, but with local, state and federal agencies involved, it’s difficult to determine which projects would bring the biggest bang for the buck. Enter CG/LA Infrastructure. The Washington-based consulting firm in August ranked 100 projects that it says would most help the U.S. regain its competitiveness.
02 Sep 2013
Backers of proposed deep-water container terminals at Melford and Sydney, Nova Scotia, are undeterred by the projects’ long gestations.
02 Sep 2013
Port Metro Vancouver handles more than 50 percent of all container cargo moving through Canada’s busiest container ports, and the British Columbia gateway is investing to retain its No. 1 container port position.
26 Jul 2013
The Canadian government needs to devote greater policy attention and resources to Arctic maritime areas, such as Nunavut, the northernmost territory in Canada...
08 Jul 2013
The Canadian government is providing funding up to C$225,000 (about US$212,813) through the APGCI Transportation Infrastructure Fund for a container transshipment and short-sea shipping feasibility study at Port Alberni, British Columbia.
08 Jul 2013
A train disaster in Quebec on July 6 is prompting debate about the safety of shipping crude oil by rail or pipelines....
31 May 2013
U.S. and Canadian officials released the first-ever joint United States-Canada Border Infrastructure Investment Plan.
17 May 2013
The government of Canada has invested in the Atlantic Gateway to improve the supply chain efficiency and competitiveness of transportation in New Brunswick...
13 Feb 2013
Canadian National Railway has suspended the feasibility study for the construction of its proposed rail line and terminal handling facility to serve the Quebec/Labrador iron ore range.
25 Jan 2013
The government of Canada has allocated a maximum of C$19.9 million, through its Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, to a C$45-million overpass on the Deltaport Causeway...