Newsroom

Welcome to Empire Stevedoring’s media center. Here you will find our latest press releases as well as relevant industry news.

 

Empire Stevedoring a proud family business whose roots go back to 1931...

When Sam Chodos emigrated from a small village in Lithuania to Canada, becoming a respected fixture in the marine industry wasn't foremost on his mind.

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On the Grow (August, 2016)

Long a valuable partner in the Port of Halifax, Empire Stevedoring is expanding its operations to the nearby Port of Sheet Harbour.

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Important Notice (August, 2016)

It is with pleasure that we announce the following new additions to our New Orleans team as of August 15th, 2016, to further enhance our operational and customer service.

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Stevedores feel pinch for space on riverfront (July, 2014)

The Port of New Orleans changed course on a decision to bid out a lease for the First Street Wharf after the current tenant protested the move. The situation reveals how stevedores who handle cargo along the riverfront are pinched for space.

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Empire Stevedoring carves out a growing niche in North America...

Histories of companies, especially family-owned enterprises launched by a pioneering spirit, can be compelling.

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A Growing Empire (September, 2012)

With a history dating back to 1931, Empire Stevedoring has long been a partner in ports across Eastern Canada and the U.S. Gulf coast and, recently has been investing in its Halifax operations.

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Empire Stevedoring (August, 2012)

Employees have been serving customers in the Port of Thunder Bay for over 50 years. Traditionally, Empire has been responsible for supervising the loading of ocean going vessels with grain commodities at facilities operated by Canada’s major grain companies.

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Report on Business (January, 2011)

Shipping - Port of Montreal poised to return to profit. Despite increase in traffic, capacity restraints and deep competition from deep water ports a major challenge.

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