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Prince Rupert’s ship continues to come in

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C.– The Port of Prince Rupert continued its annual growth in shipment volumes, surpassing 10 million tonnes in 2007 for the first time in a decade.

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Strike Two: Vancouver Port Truckers Reject Deal Again

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER, BC – Container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver are still striking on Monday after a government and port authority plan to end the job action failed to make headway on the weekend.

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LNG order kick starts port program

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER — Westport Innovations has sold 50 Kenworth LNG T800 Class 8 trucks to Southern Counties Express to meet criteria of California’s Clean Trucks Program.

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Port Metro Vancouver “On Its Knees” Before Truckers

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

VANCOUVER – The province, Port Metro Vancouver and Federal Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt have drafted and signed a 14-point proposal that they hope will end the strike crippling Canada’s largest port.

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Montreal Port Authority plans for decades of growth

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

MONTREAL — After coming off another year of growth, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has plans for the entire city to capitalize on the port’s success.

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Senate agrees with harmonized trucking regs, new technology incentives.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

OTTAWA — A senate committee on transportation is recommending that the federal government approve several crucial trucking initiatives urged on by the industry.