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Vessels specially designed to navigate through ice, managers who understand their clients' specific needs, crews accustomed to the harshest sea conditions, and special unloading techniques, Desgagnés Transarctik, a Groupe Desgagnés subsidiary that has been operating in the Eastern Canadian Arctic for over 40 years.

Serving Nunavik
Desgagnés Transarctik is the busiest shipping firm in the Northern Québec. From July to October, the regular trips supply over 14 Inuit communities with a variety of goods. Nunavik landscape extends North of 55th parallel: it is exposed to strong winds velocity, which is increased by the absence of trees and a temperature oscillating around 12oC during the few warm days of the short arctic summers. The fleet of vessels supplying these communities is specially designed for navigation through ice. The highly qualified crew as well as the experienced administrative personnel ensure the quality and the reliability of the service.
Desgagnés Transarctik, in partnership with NSSI has signed an agreement with the Government of Nunavut to provide regular shipping services from July to October to a part of the territory.
Supplying Nunavut
Desgagnés Transarctik, in partnership with Nunavut Sealink and Supply (NSSI) Inc. provides shipping services in order to resupply a part of the Nunavut. The crew expertise and the specialized equipment allow Desgagnés Transarctik to ensure safe and high-quality transport services in these regions, which seldom have port facilities.
Newfoundland and Labrador region
Desgagnés Transarctik is also active in Newfoundland and Labrador region for shipping various goods intended for mining and building development projects.
In compliance with the rules and regulations concerning dangerous goods, which came into effect on August 15, 2002, Desgagnés Transarctik is not authorized to transport dangerous goods if the declaration is not duly completed or if these goods are not packed according to the IMDG Code.
Our Transport Standards
Shipments of hazardous materials are subject to special controls and are governed by the IMDG Code (International Maritime Dangerous Goods). It is important that every shipper complies with safety standards and completes the required declarations available on the NSSI and Transport Canada Websites.

Our Packaging and Shipping Guide has been especially prepared for suppliers and shippers. Do not hesitate to consult and download this document and the shipping notice, which you will find on the NSSI Website. Shippers may use part or totality of this document as an attachment to their purchase orders, so as to illustrate the required packaging for the shipment of their goods.
For information on our services, rates, and shipping terms, contact our representatives, who are on hand to answer your questions, or visit NSSI Website.
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