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Ontario to Introduce Mandatory Entry-Level Training for Class A Truck Drivers

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has recently introduced a mandatory four to six week entry-level training course for commercial Class A truck drivers. The new Commercial Truck Driver Training Standard (Class A) will be available early July, 2016. Individuals seeking a Class A license in Ontario on or after July 1, 2017 will need to […]

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SOLAS Amendments

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Conventions that requires packed container gross mass to be verified prior to accepting the container at origin and/or on board vessel. The SOLAS regulatory change requiring a shipper to provide verified gross MASS weight (VGM) for every container will become […]

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Global Vessel Movements & Emissions Over 365 Days

Check out this newly launched interactive map created by UCL Energy Institute (UCL El) and London-based Kiln. Over 250 million data points show the movement of the world’s commercial shipping fleet over the course of the 2012 year. It also presents the accompanying emissions. The bigger picture! http://shipandbunker.com/news/world/638884-here-is-a-new-interactive-map-showing-global-vessel-movements-emissions-over-the-course-of-1-year

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Updated Security Measures for Air Carriers

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) last week issued updated security measures to carriers, for cargo originating in and/or transiting three (3) specific countries in the Middle East. This action was in response to the recent downing of a passenger aircraft in the Sinai. The new TSA measures, issued to passenger as well as all-cargo […]

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Air Canada Now Serving Osaka, Japan

Air Canada Cargo now has direct service to Osaka. Air Canada Cargo now operates service between Vancouver and Osaka up to 5 times a week on a Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. The carrier has also resumed direct service between Toronto and Tokyo Narita with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Click here for more information.

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