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    The project will generate oil savings through improved management of fuel consumption see more

    Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister of Transport and Sustainable Mobility, and Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment, the Fight against Climate Change, Wildlife and Parks, have announced an investment of $244,620 in Océan Remorquage Québec Inc, a subsidiary of Ocean Group.

    The funds will be used to set up a pilot project aimed at acquiring data on the energy management of tugs. The aim is to develop a management method based on artificial intelligence and the use of an alternative fuel.

    The project will generate oil savings through improved management of fuel consumption. All in all, it aims to reduce GHG emissions by 1,321 tonnes/year, the equivalent of taking nearly 300 cars off the road each year.

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    Clear ambition to propel Quebec's naval supply chain to new heights of excellence and innovation see more

    At its annual general meeting, the members of the Suppliers Association of Chantier Davie Canada (AFCDC) approved an important change to its corporate name, which will now be Naval Québec. This announcement represents an important step for the naval industry in Quebec.

    This implies a change in its mission, which will be to promote, support and represent the interests of the companies tat make up Quebec's naval supply chain. Its vision is to ensure that Quebec's naval supply chain is recognized worldwide.

    "The transition to Naval Québec represents an important step in the evolution of Quebec's naval industry and marks the beginning of a new era of opportunities and promising achievements on the national and international stage,"

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     April 15, 2024
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    The activity generated by the marine sector contributes to economic development see more

    LÉVIS, QC – Kateri Champagne Jourdain, Minister of Employment and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord Region, and Martine Biron, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and Member of Parliament for Chutes-de-la-Chaudière, announced an investment of $3,514,870 for training in the marine sector.

    This financial support will enable the Comité sectoriel de main-d’oeuvre de l’industrie maritime to conduct, in collaboration with the Institut maritime du Québec, Collège de Rimouski, a vast skills enhancement project. To that end, nearly 2,800 hours of training for workers in the Quebec marine industry will be updated to better meet the needs of the industry. The announcement was made on February 16 at the Centre de formation aux mesures d’urgence (CFMU), one of the training sites of the Institut maritime du Québec...

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     February 20, 2023