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  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brand-new 81,000 DWT cargo ship named Marathassa has been confirmed as the source of the toxic bunker oil spill in English Bay that took place on April 8th, the Canadian Coast Guard informed. The ship was just recently delivered to its owner and was anchored in the bay within its maiden voyage. According to the Coast […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada Minister Keith Ashfield has revealed the latest addition to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. The new vessel named CCGS S. Dudka, after the late Stanley Dudka a decorated veteran of the Second World War and a distinguished fishery officer with the Department, is currently under construction at ABCO Industries Limited boatyard in Lunenburg, […]

  • 23 February 2015

    The Canadian Coast Guard has freed the cargo ship Arthur M. Anderson, which spent five days beset in ice near Conneaut Harbor, writes the Assoctaed Press (AP). The Arthur M. Anderson is en route back to Wisconsin having been broken free with the assistance of Canadian Coast Guard Ship Griffon. The cargo ship should reach  the Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal in […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, acting Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, today presented the second of the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero class vessels, the CCGS Caporal Kaeble V.C. The CCGS Caporal Kaeble V.C. is the second of the […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Equipment

    The Canadian Coast Guard has chosen Kongsberg Maritime to provide high resolution EM 712 multibeam echo sounders to the Canadian Coast Guard’s medium icebreakers, CCGS Pierre Radisson and the CCGS Des Groseilliers. Gathering critical hydrographic data can be a challenge in the Canadian Arctic. The retractable design of the new EM 712 echo sounder systems optimizes performance […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced the acceptance of the fifth of the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero Class vessels, the CCGS G. Peddle S.C. The CCGS G. Peddle S.C. is a Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel that will be based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It was constructed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, […]

  • 10 February 2014

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, today announced that the Government of Canada has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek industry feedback on the next generation of Coast Guard lifeboats. These ships will be built as part of […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, yesterday revealed that the Government of Canada has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek industry feedback on the next generation of Coast Guard lifeboats. These ships will be built as part of […]

  • 5 February 2014

    St. John’s Dockyard Limited has been awarded a contract worth  $1.2 million for Vessel Life Extension (VLE) and refit work to Canadian Coast Guard vessel CCGS Cygnus, Canadian Ministers Gail Shea and Rob Moore announced. This contract is awarded as part of the $360 million investment to extend the life of the Coast Guard fleet […]

  • 10 October 2019

    A Handy self-discharging bulk carrier went aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway.

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has welcomed decision of the Government of Canada to respond to the need for additional icebreaking support on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway. With another icebreaker, key cargo such as wheat, will move to market quicker. “This is an important move by the Canadian Government to support the […]

  • 22 April 2015

    The Canadian Coast Guard on April 21 released the cargo ship M/V Marathassa found responsible for spilling thousands of litres of oil into the English Bay. Under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, Transport Canada directed the vessel to remain at anchorage while the response to the spill was ongoing. Transport Canada’s investigation into the spill found that the spill […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors) and Member of Parliament for Richmond, yesterday announced the arrival of the new hovercraft to be stationed at Sea Island in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – the CCGS Moytel. Upon completion of construction, the new hovercraft was […]

  • 4 October 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced the acceptance of the fifth of the Canadian Coast Guard’s new Hero Class vessels, the CCGS G. Peddle S.C. The CCGS G. Peddle S.C. is a Mid-Shore Patrol Vessel that will be based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. It was constructed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, […]

  • 22 August 2011

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, visited ABCO Industries Limited boatyard in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia today to meet the team who will soon begin work on a new 14-metre Inshore Patrol Vessel for Canadian Coast Guard. The vessel will be used for fisheries enforcement duties. As part of the government’s commitment to […]

  • 22 February 2013

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday, February 21, announced the government’s $360 M investment to extend the life of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet, which will benefit the Canadian shipbuilding industry across the country and build on the government’s priority to support jobs and growth. As part of the unprecedented investment […]

  • 31 July 2015

    The Government of Canada revealed plans to invest $22.7 million over five years on a cash basis to improve the safety of marine transportation in the Arctic. As part of these investments, Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Canadian Hydrographic Service will acquire and install four multibeam sonar systems aboard Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers in order to […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Shipyard, a wholly owned subsidiary of Irving Shipbuilding Inc, held a launching ceremony for the Canadian Coast Guard’s new mid-shore patrol vessel, named in memory of Captain Nichola Goddard, a valiant soldier who gave her life for her country. “Canadians owe an enormous debt of gratitude to all those who have fought for our […]

  • 31 July 2015

    The Government of Canada revealed plans to invest $22.7 million over five years on a cash basis to improve the safety of marine transportation in the Arctic. As part of these investments, Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Canadian Hydrographic Service will acquire and install four multibeam sonar systems aboard Canadian Coast Guard icebreakers in order to […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday, February 21, announced the government’s $360 M investment to extend the life of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet, which will benefit the Canadian shipbuilding industry across the country and build on the government’s priority to support jobs and growth. As part of the unprecedented investment […]

  • 27 November 2017

    Bulk carrier MV Baby Leeyn, formerly known as MV Jana, got disabled and went adrift on November 26, south of Cape. St Mary’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  Carrying 35 tonnes of marine diesel fuel and 250 tonnes of heavy fuel on board, the small bulker set sail for Romania on Saturday, November 25 and shortly after […]

  • 26 August 2012

      The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, officially welcomed a new addition to the fleet, on August 24, at a naming and dedication ceremony for Canadian Coast Guard Ship Vladykov in St. John’s. In 2010, construction of the CCGS Vladykov began in Matane, Quebec at the Méridien Maritime Inc. shipyard. Sea trials […]