Labour and skills shortages have become an acute problem in the Canadian marine sector. Industry leaders are now launching new initiatives to attract the next generation of workers.
Marine Delivers Magazine
High water levels are wreaking havoc across the Great Lakes- St. Lawrence region, damaging shoreline residential, business and port infrastructure
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority is the largest and furthest inland port on the Great Lakes, acting as a mid-America gateway for domestic and international trade. In an exclusive interview, Deb DeLuca, executive director, comments on competitive challenges, expansion projects, environmental policy and cargo growth.
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project, the largest infrastructure project along the Canada-U.S. border, is providing opportunities for the marine sector to handle greater volumes of cargo as well as the development of logistics and trade hubs for international traffic.
Ship operators have collectively decreased their greenhouse gas emissions by more than 30 per cent and are continuing to adopt a host of new technologies to decrease their carbon footprint even further.
BY U.S. SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION ELAINE L. CHAO
The private and public sector are joining forces to promote careers in the marine sector and help alleviate labour shortages.