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Port of Montreal

April 12, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Port of Montreal longshoremen take a step towards possible strike

The union representing the Port of Montreal's longshoremen announced on Sunday that it has sent a notice to call a partial strike.

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suez canal bridge

April 1, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Lengthy wait for cargo as Ever Given owner declares General Average

As the investigation into the grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal begins, the vessel’s Japanese owner, Shoe Kisen, this morning declared General Average.

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container ship sailing through calm suez canal

March 29, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Ever Given free from bank and moving, authorities say

The Ever Given has been freed from the bank of the Suez Canal, according to service company Leth Agencies and the Suez Canal Authority.

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container ship sailing through calm suez canal

March 28, 2021 BDP Newswatch Ocean Freight

Egypt president orders cargo to be lifted from ship as more tug boats join rescue

A giant container ship remains stuck in the Suez Canal on Sunday after authorities tried and failed to make use of the high tide to free the vessel and reopen the crucial waterway.

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