St. Lawrence marine industry blasts 'inadequate' icebreakers

March 2014
Canadian Shipper;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p8
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the inadequate icebreaking services by the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) in winter season in St. Lawrence River which has resulted in financial losses for Canadian industries and their trading partners overseas. Topics discussed include effect of inadequate icebreaking on a negotiated free trade agreement with the European Union, economic benefits of St. Lawrence corridor, and view of Michael Broad, president of the Shipping Federation of Canada, on CGG vessels.


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