Fednav Group


Fednav Group

Infobox_Company
company_name = Fednav Group
company_
company_type = Corporation
foundation =
location_city = Montreal
location_country = Canada
key_people = Laurence G. Pathy, PresidentFednav Group, 2007. "Management Contacts".]
products =
revenue =
net_income =
num_employees = 275 office staff worldwide
1,100 onboard ships and at terminals.
company_slogan =
homepage = http://www.fednav.com/anglais/home.html
phone = 514.878.6500
fax = 514.878.6642

Fednav Group is a group of eight Canadian companies in the Ship transport industry.Fednav Group, 2007. "Fednav Divisions".] Primarily involved in transporting bulk cargo and breakbulk cargo worldwide, the group is also involved in vessel servicing and cargo handling.

Group company Fednav Limited is Canada's largest ocean-going, dry-bulk shipowning and chartering group. It primarily is engaged in transporting bulk cargo and breakbulk cargo worldwide.

Business units

The group's companies include Fednav Limited, Fednav International Ltd., FALLine, Federal Marine Terminals, Inc., Fednav Direct, Canarctic, Enfotec, and Agro-Hall. The group is headquartered in Montreal and has offices in London, Tokyo, Antwerp, Hamburg, Brisbane, and Rio de Janeiro. It also has numerous local offices in Canada and the United States.

The group has a number of revenue streams. It is primarily known as an owner and charterer of ships. According to the company, its main business is marine transportation of bulk and breakbulk cargoes worldwide.Fednav Group, 2007. "Fednav Limited".] The company has expertise in ship transport in the Canadian Arctic and ice navigation services.

The group also provides services off of ships. One example is providing stevedoring services at terminals owned and operated by the Group. It also provided logistics services such as warehousing and ground transportation.

Fleet

As of 2008, Fednav owns a fleet of 23 ships.Fednav Group, 2007. "Fleet Owned".] The ships were built between 1978 and 2006. All but one of the ships lie in the range of DWT|28,000 to DWT|38,000, with the exception of the "Federal Maple" with a capacity of DWT|76,608. Two of the ships are registered in Canada, 11 in Hong Kong, 5 in Barbados, and 4 in the Marshall Islands.

The rest of Fednav's fleet consists of 61 short- and long-term charters.Fednav Group, 2007. "Fleet Chartered".] These ships were built between 1984 and 2008. Three of these are over DWT|70,000, 15 more are over DWT|50,000, 2 more are over DWT|40,000, and the rest fall in the range of DWT|17,000 to DWT|37,000. Three of these are registered in Antigua & Barbuda, 7 in the Bahamas, 1 in Croatia, 12 in Cyprus, 5 in Hong Kong, 8 in Liberia, 1 in Malta, 6 in Norway, and 18 in Panama.

Many of the ships in the Fednav fleet are rated for work in ice. They work in locations such as the Beaufort Sea and Bent Horn at latitude 76°77′ north.Røe 2008.] Vessels such as the "Federal Baffin" and "Federal Franklin", for example, have been classified with the Ice Class 1A* notation by Det Norske Veritas. This allows them to work in the Canadian Arctic with the assistance of icebreakers.

Fednav vessels operating in the arctic are required to have specially trained ice advisors on board. Ice advisors advise the ship's master in issues such as minimizing ice accretion.

Notes

References

*cite web |url=http://www.fednav.com/anglais/fednavgroup.html |title=Fednav Group Divisions |accessdate=2008-04-21 |author=Fednav Group |year=2007 |work= |publisher=Fednav Group |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=
*cite web |url=http://www.fednav.com/anglais/group_fednavlimited.html |title=Fednav Limited |accessdate=2008-04-21 |author=Fednav Group |year=2007 |work= |publisher=Fednav Group |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=
*cite web |url=http://www.fednav.com/anglais/fleetowned.html |title=Fleet Owned |accessdate=2008-04-21 |author=Fednav Group |year=2007 |work= |publisher=Fednav Group |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=
*cite web |url=http://www.fednav.com/anglais/fleetchartered.html |title=Fleet Chartered |accessdate=2008-04-21 |author=Fednav Group |year=2007 |work= |publisher=Fednav Group |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=
*cite web |url=http://www.fednav.com/anglais/contacts_management.html |title=Management Contacts |accessdate=2008-04-21 |author=Fednav Group |year=2007 |work= |publisher=Fednav Group |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=
*cite web |url=http://www.dnv.com/industry/maritime/publicationsanddownloads/publications/dnvbullkcarrierupdate/2004/no12004/FednavLimitedMontrealSolvingtheCanadianArcticTransportationChallenge.asp |title=Fednav Limited, Montreal: Solving the Canadian Arctic Transportation Challenge |accessdate=2008-04-22 |author=Røe, Magne A. |authorlink= |coauthors= |date= |year=2008-02-12 |month= |work= |publisher=Det Norske Veritas |pages= |archiveurl= |archivedate=

External links

* [https://exchange.dnv.com/exchange/main.aspx?extool=company&companyid=195642 Company Profile at Det Norske Veritas]
* [http://www.shipphotos.co.uk/sheets/fednav.htm Fednav Ship Photos] at shipphotos.co.uk
* [http://forms.cta-otc.gc.ca/CVIS/Operator_e.cfm?ClientID=214085 Fednav Ltd. at CTA]
* [http://online.nwf.org/site/DocServer/NWF_Notice_of_Intent_to_Sue_Fednav_Limited_and_others_06.pdf?docID=1562 NWF Notice of Intent to Sue]
* [http://www.fedspending.org/fpds/fpds.php?parent_id=102910&detail=-1 U.S. Federal Government contract to Fednav]
* [http://www.safetyatsea.net/login.aspx?reason=denied_empty&script_name=/secure/display.aspx&articlename=dn0020070809000007 Grounding of "Federal Kivalina"]


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