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As of July 01, 2016, the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation introduced by the IMO (International Maritime Organization) has been in effect for all ship operators to ensure shippers provide the Verified Gross Mass (VGM) of every packed container loaded on a ship. You may consult the complete SOLAS regulation at the following Transport Canada website: (...)

March 9, 2016 – Oceanex Inc. was a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies program in 2011 and requalified in 2015 to maintain its status as a Best Managed Gold Requalified company. The Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $10 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. "Best Managed companies are strong in (...)

Dear customers, As you are probably aware, Oceanex has committed to consolidating its vessel dry dock schedules to minimize impact to the overall service. The Oceanex Avalon dry dock was completed in January and we are now gearing up for the Oceanex Connaigra in March and the Oceanex Sanderling later this Spring. On Friday, February 26th, the Oceanex Connaigra will complete its voyage to St. John’s, (...)

St. John’s, NL – WorkplaceNL announced today that Captain Sidney J. Hynes, Executive Chairman, Oceanex Inc., has been inducted into its CEO Safety Charter. Captain Hynes is the 63rd business leader since 2007 to become a signatory to the CEO Safety Charter. “We are very pleased to welcome Oceanex and Captain Hynes into the CEO Safety Charter,” said Leslie Galway, Chief Executive Officer, WorkplaceNL. “Captain (...)

Montreal, QC – February 16, 2016 – Oceanex Inc., a leading multimodal transportation provider servicing the province of Newfoundland and Labrador from anywhere in North America, is pleased to announce a renewed commitment to its customers by introducing a newly formed Third Party Logistics division (3PL). Oceanex Global Logistics is already in full throttle operating out of our Montreal offices. Our new (...)

St. John’s, NL – October 29th, 2015 – Oceanex Inc., a key provider of transportation services to Newfoundland and Labrador, is pleased to announce it has placed an order for a new Liebherr mobile harbour crane for its St. John’s terminal. The new crane will replace the Liebherr crane which was damaged by fire on September 14, 2015. Executive Chairman, Captain Sid Hynes states, “At Oceanex we are extremely (...)

Dear clients, Please note that we experienced a fire on a crane at the St. John’s terminal this afternoon. Most importantly we can report that there have been no injuries.  We would like to specify that there was no damage to any cargo nor to any of our vessels. The fire has been contained and the fire department remains on the scene to assist with determining its cause. Cleanup is underway and we expect (...)

St. John’s, NL – June 19, 2015 – Oceanex Inc., a key provider of transportation services to Newfoundland and Labrador, is once again demonstrating its commitment to its customers and the province with the addition of 125 new 53’ marine rated refrigerated containers for the handling of domestic fresh & frozen  goods to its existing fleet, an investment in excess of $8 million. According to Executive (...)

Captain Sid Hynes, Matthew Hynes, and Steve Bilas proudly attended the Canada's Best Managed Gala in Toronto on March 31st. Captain Hynes accepted the Gold Standard Award on behalf of Oceanex. This award is truly a testament to the hard work and dedication of all employees. Congratulations to all!

We are pleased to invite you to have a look at our new Corporate Video available on the Oceanex YouTube channel. You can access the video via the YouTube icon on our website or by clicking here. Enjoy!

Check out our latest radio ad being heard on radio stations throughout Newfoundland!

Oceanex is proud to have officially launched its new website. We hope everyone will enjoy our new look. As part of the new features, Oceanex is also pleased to announce that everyone can now officially follow us on Twitter: @officialoceanex. Come follow us