Headquartered in Montreal, Canada Steamship Lines, a division of the CSL Group Inc., owns and operates the most modern fleet in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence region. Canada Steamship Lines operates a fleet of 19 self-unloaders and gearless bulk carriers that navigate from Thunder Bay to Halifax and has over 500 employees. In fall 2012, Canada Steamship Lines will welcome its new Trillium class ships, including four self-unloaders and two bulk carriers, to carry dry bulk products such as iron ore, coal, grain and gypsum. Canada Steamship Lines is part of the Canada-based CSL Group, which includes CSL International, Europe CSL, CSL Australia, Asia and CSL Transhipment. The CSL Group operates the largest fleet of self-unloading vessels in the world and handles more than 70 million tons of dry bulk cargo a year.
CTMA was founded in the forties, from the need of the community of the Magdalen Islands to provide itself with a dedicated and reliable means of transportation that would play an active role in the economic development of the region. For many years, the company's ships traveled between the Atlantic Provinces, Quebec and the Magdalen Islands, carrying goods and passengers to and from the archipelago. In the seventies, the Group introduced a regular Ferry Service between Prince Edward Island and the Magdalen Islands. Since then, that Ferry Service has become the main access to the Islands. More recently, the company introduced a regular weekly cruise between Montreal, the Gaspésie Region and the Magdalen Islands, with a stopover in Quebec City on the way back. CTMA Group also operates a fleet of trucks, offering ground transportation between destinations in Canada and the Eastern United States.
The Fednav Group has been operating in the Canadian Arctic for over fifty years. An associated company since 1976, Canarctic joined the Fednav Group in 1996 and is the owner and operator of two ice-breakers powerful enough to navigate unescorted through ice-covered water. Built in 2006, Umiak I, a 31,500-tonne icebreaking bulk carrier, is the most powerful ever of its kind. Fednav Limited, a privately owned company, is Canada's largest ocean-going, dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. Its primary activities are in the transportation of bulk and breakbulk cargoes on a worldwide basis. Headquartered in Montreal, the Group is also engaged in the servicing of vessels and handling of cargo through its terminals and by its agencies.
Ocean, recognized as a groundbreaker on the St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes, employs more than 700 people. It possesses Canada's most important fleet of maritime equipment and offers a wide range of integrated services: harbour towing, pilot boat services, salvage, marine construction and repair, equipment rental, dredging, welding and machining, mechanics, short-and long-distance transportation by tug and barge, and much more. Ocean operates harbour tugs in the ports of Québec, Montréal/Contrecoeur, Sorel-Tracy, Trois-Rivières/Bécancour, Sept-Iles, Hamilton, Oshawa and Toronto. The company also operates a shipyard at Isle-aux-Coudres and offers a range of equipment and services to contractors in Canada. Ocean offers its services throughout Quebec, Ontario and the Eastern Arctic region.
As one of Canada’s leading heavy civil and marine construction contractors, McNally International was founded over 60-years ago and owns the largest fleet of marine construction equipment in the Great Lakes, Quebec and Atlantic Canada. McNally has diverse dredging and marine construction experience as well having successfully completed work for a broad cross-section of public and private clients throughout Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces. In addition to our marine capabilities, McNally is Canada’s leading tunnel construction contractor and have performed work across North America.
The NEAS Group is charting the future of marine transportation across Canada’s Arctic with a growing fleet of modern, Inuit-owned vessels, enhanced cargo services, quality project planning, flexible sailing schedules and a highly skilled team of professional employees committed to customer success. The NEAS corporate structure is tailored to deliver a superior sealift experience for all sealift users across Canada’s Eastern and Western Arctic, including Nunavut, Nunavik, etc. The NEAS group comprises the marine transportation service providers Nunavut Eastern Arctic Shipping Inc., Nunavik Eastern Arctic Shipping Inc., and NEAS Inc.
Cogema is CN owned since 2008. COGEMA provides shuttle boat-rail freight service on the St. Lawrence River between Matane and Baie-Comeau, Que., and other ports on the North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence when required. The rail ferry has a capacity of 25 rail cars. The addition of this terminal allowed a significant increase in the use of rail ferry. Rail transshipment rose 85% in volume in 2010, between Matane and Sept-Îles. Nearly 100,000 tons of goods, mostly consisting of heavy equipment for mining, crossed the St. Lawrence River by train in 2010.
Groupe Desgagnés is a Quebec conglomerate headquartered in Quebec City, with subsidiaries at major Canadian ports, in the Middle and Lower North Shore regions, and in the Eastern Canadian Arctic. Its fleet included 17 vessels and 1 barge (tankers, cargo vessels, passenger and cargo carriers, Ro/Ro, and tugboats) and offers charter, ship repair, refloating, heavy machinery rental, and road transportation services. While the company's origins stretch back to the late 19th century, Groupe Desgagnés as we know it today was officially incorporated in 1972.
With McKeil Marine expect more than just a transportation provider. Since 1956 we’ve pushed the boundaries, becoming one of the foremost marine service providers in Canada. Our versatile fleet with customizable cargo and project solutions are available throughout the Great Lakes, St. Lawrence Seaway, East Coast and the Arctic.
Customizable purpose built assets are able to commit to long term projects and regular transportation routing. In addition to the movement of dry bulk, breakbulk and liquid cargoes, services include project cargo shipments, construction support, infrastructure development, tug assist and towing for the mining, oil & gas, construction and energy sectors. The project fleet includes deck barges, jack-up barges and sectional barge units and support tugs. We’re doing business different.
A Quebec government enterprise, the Société des traversiers du Québec (STQ) operates five ferries on the St. Lawrence year round, and manages 15 seasonal marine and air transport contracts. Its 13-vessel fleet makes about 104,000 crossings each year, carrying more than 5.4 million customers (including nearly 188,000 cyclists) and 2.7 million vehicles. A total of 540 employees help achieve the STQ's mission, which is to contribute to the social, economic and tourism development of the regions it serves. Quebec’s leader where ferry services are concerned, the STQ is renowned for its reliability and the excellent services it has provided for more than 40 years.
The Rivière-du-Loup / Saint-Siméon Ferry is serviced by the M.V. Trans-Saint-Laurent. It is one of the few ferries in Québec to offer full meal service on board. The passenger safety is insured by a permanent health and safety committee and experienced, custom-trained crew. The Rivière-du-Loup / Saint-Siméon Ferry makes 1,800 crossings a year with an average of 175,000 passengers and 75,000 vehicles. Its maximum capacity is of 100 vehicles and 399 people onboard each crossing.
Formed in 1984, V.Ships is the leading supplier of independent ship management and related marine services to the global shipping industry. Currently, it supplies services to a fleet of over 1000 vessels and manages a crew roster of 24,000 staff. The fleet managed by V. Ships comprises a broad range of vessel types including the three main asset classes, tankers, bulk carriers and containerships plus many specialized vessels including offshore vessels.
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