February 15, 2019

Vancouver Has Busiest Year Ever in 2018

Vancouver Airport Authority (VAA) has released data that show that 2018 was the busiest-ever year at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). New numbers show that a record 25,936,907 passengers flowed through the airport in 2018. As for cargo, there was a…


February 6, 2019

Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Now in Effect for Seven Countries

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership became effective for Vietnam January 14, following its December 30, 2018, entry into force for Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and Singapore. Other signatories to the multilateral free trade agreement include…


February 4, 2019

Happy Chinese New Year and Year of the Pig

The Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is here, and all EMO China offices are on a long holiday from February 4-10. Customers with urgent shipments may contact their EMO Trans representatives for guidance.


January 30, 2019

Cold Weather Adversely Affecting Train Operations

Due to severe cold weather conditions in its Canadian and U.S. Midwest rail network, CN Rail has announced the implementation of train length restrictions to ensure safe operations when cold temperatures fall below -25C. Shorter trains may mean reduced weekly capacity. At…


January 16, 2019

Chinese Lunar New Year is Coming Up

The Chinese Lunar New Year holiday is around the corner, and all Chinese offices will have a long holiday from February 4-10. Our offices in China have advised that, due to China customs operations, customers should not plan to ship cargo…


January 3, 2019

Port of Montreal Welcomes First Vessel of 2019

The Virginiaborg became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2019 by crossing the downstream limits of the Port at Sorel on January 2, at 3:50 a.m. As is tradition, Captain Volodymyr Yurchenko…


December 11, 2018

Will LNG Help Meet Sulfur Caps?

In anticipation of the enforcement of the International Maritime Organization’s global fuel sulfur cap, liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering services are considered a ‘clean’ option to meet the 2020 global 0.5% sulfur cap.