CFOA Conference to Showcase Ferry Sector’s Role in Driving Canadian Economy

Marinelink.com
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

September 23 -24, 2013, the Canadian Ferry Operators Association will be hosting its 2013 AGM and Conference in St. John’s, NL.  Industry experts from across Canada will present on their strategies to enhance customer relations throughout the two-day conference, which will provide an opportunity to connect with businesses and industry leaders from across the ferry sector.



CFOA 2013 will feature the presentation of a report highlighting the socio-economic importance of the ferry sector in Canada.  In addition, there will be addresses by the Hon. Paul Davis, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Transportation and Works, on September 23, and the Hon. Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), on September 24.
 


Representatives of the media are invited to attend the Conference and the following events:
 


Opening Address: The Hon. Paul Davis, Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Transportation and Works

Date:                     September 23, 2013
Time:                    8:30 a.m. (media registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)
Location:             Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland – Fort William Ballroom
115 Cavendish Square
St. John’s, NL
 


Gala Dinner Address: The Hon. Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency)

Date:                     September 24, 2013
Time:                    7:30 p.m. (media registration opens at 6:30 p.m.)
Location:             Johnson GEO CENTRE
175 Signal Hill Road
St. John’s, NL



Unveiling: CFOA report on the socio-economic impact of the ferry sector in Canada

Date:                     September 24, 2013
Time:                    7:45 p.m.
Location:             Johnson GEO CENTRE
175 Signal Hill Road
St. John’s, NL

 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

400 Migrants Rescued by USCG & RBDF

Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days.

Chilean Court Rejects Appeal Against Crow River Project

Chile's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an application for an environmental organization against Crow River hydroelectric project, which plans to build in the

Navios Maritime Reports Better Revenues for 2Q & 1H, 2014

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. a global, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and logistics company, today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014.

Government Update

Ballast Water Management: California Update

The California State Lands Commission (CSL) has promulgated a letter to clarify its interpretation of existing ballast water requirements under the California's

Scotland Site for World's Biggest Tidal Array

The world’s biggest tidal array is to be built in North Scotland bringing jobs and energy security to the Pentland Firth region, informs a UK Government news release.

Mozambique: $30b Invested for 2018 LNG Export

More than $30 billion will be invested initially in Mozambique's natural gas sector to build capacity to produce 20 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG),

Ferries

Iconic Star Ferry in Move to New Wan Chai Pier

With effect from the first departure on Saturday 30 August 2014, Hong Kong's “Wan Chai – Tsim Sha Tsui” ferry service will operate from the new Wan Chai Ferry Pier.

UK's Condor Buys Austal 102 Fast Ferry

Condor Ferries says it has completed purchase of the Austal 102, a state-of -the-art high speed ferry which will operate between the Channel Islands and the UK.

Liquiline to Construct Denmark's First LNG Bunker Terminal

Liquiline says it has entered into a contract with Fjord Line to design, construct and commission an LNG ship bunkering terminal for Fjord Line AS at the Port of Hirtshals, Denmark.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1289 sec (8 req/sec)