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  • 14 July 2016

    The Government of Canada has revealed its plan to invest CAD 22 million (USD 17 million) in three infrastructure projects to upgrade the existing facilities of the country’s ferry operator Marine Atlantic in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador, and in North Sydney, Nova Scotia. The aim of the project is to connect the two provinces and provide “efficient […]

  • 25 May 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), Rob Crosbie, chair of Marine Atlantic Inc.’s (MAI) board of directors, and Wayne Follett, president and chief executive officer of MAI, announced that Marine Atlantic has reached an agreement with Stena Group of Companies to charter two new vessels. The vessels will significantly improve MAI’s ability to […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Ministry of Transport and ferry operator Marine Atlantic have renewed the lease agreement for the MV Atlantic Vision until November 2017, allowing existing ferry service routes to connect Newfoundland and Labrador with the rest of the country. The Government of Canada has invested approximately CAD 40 million (USD 32m) for this term renewal. This funding is in […]

  • 7 September 2006

    A Marine Atlantic ferry connecting Newfoundland with Nova Scotia has encountered mechanical problems, little more than a month after its last repair. The MV Leif Ericson is expected to be out of service until Sunday because of a broken engine part. The disruption in the gulf service between Port aux Basques and North Sydney comes […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chemical tanker North Atlantic Kairos experienced a bunker spill in the Port Aux Basques harbour, Canada.

  • 6 July 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, along with Rob Crosbie, chair of MAI’s board of directors, and Wayne Follett, MAI’s president and chief executive officer, announced today that the Government of Canada is making significant investments to revitalize […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

      Repair work to the MV Blue Puttees was successfully completed over the weekend and the vessel departed Halifax returning to North Sydney later that day. It is anticipated that the vessel will resume service between North Sydney and Port aux Basques Tuesday evening (August 20). With the return of the MV Blue Puttees, the […]

  • 11 July 2011

      The Maritime Administration (MarAd) has announced the approval of a $210.9 million Title XI loan guarantee supporting the recent construction of two articulated tug-barge units that are currently in performing opertions on the Delaware Bay. Construction of the barge units involved five American shipyards, including Bender Shipbuilding & Repair, Inc., VT Halter Marine, Atlantic […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp informed that its subsidiary Baltic SF IX Limited has extended a charter agreement with Canada-based Marine Atlantic for a Superfast vessel.  The current charter for MV Atlantic Vision will be extended for a period of one year, until November 2018. MV Atlantic Vision has been on the long-term bareboat charter since November 14, […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract from Dutch shipbuilding group, Damen Shipyards, for the design and delivery of key components for RoRo access equipment for two 80m ice-class RoPax ferries destined to operate in Canada. The investment in these new vessels is part of the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government’s vessel renewal programme. […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Mayoral candidate Cecil Clarke released a responsible, real and ready port strategy for the Cape Breton Regional Municipality last week. The plan is aimed at advancing port development and creating jobs. It builds on Mr. Clarke’s years of experience working with the community, government and port stakeholders to obtain results that have already contributed millions […]

  • 8 April 2015

    Atlantic Marine & Aviation’s new vessel, Atlantic Enterprise, will arrive in Tilbury Docks today where the DP2 system will be installed. The 6,400 GRT Atlantic Enterprise is the first in a series of Atlantic Marine’s vessels to operate as an offshore mothership, accommodation and floatel. It was designed as a solution for the Round 3 […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Equipment

    Atlantic Marine and ROGE Systems have placed orders with Fathom Systems to “future proof and improve” the ROGE ROV systems. The order includes the upgrade of all of the existing ROGE ROV control systems, and adds new functionality, reliability and a new package of software. The upgrade will allow the ROGE ROV units to do the same tasks as a WROV […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Research & Development

    The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is to play a leading role in the largest marine science project that the European Commission has ever funded. The €20 million AtlantOS project, due to start in January 2015, will bring together a wide spectrum of scientific disciplines from over 60 research organisations across the world in order to […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Atlantic Marine has acquired the 4200 GRT, 81M Atlantic Tonjer (ex Normand Tonjer), which joins the ‘Atlantic’ fleet with immediate effect. The ship will be available for potential charterers’ inspections from the 1st to 20th August in Great Yarmouth port. The vessel is the second in a series of vessels to be offered by Atlantic Marine […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    AtlantOS, one of the largest and most ambitious marine research projects of recent decades has just started and holds its kick-off meeting, with more than 130 representatives of the project partners, from 10 to 12 June in Brussels. During this kick-off meeting the details of the work program will be presented and the overarching goals discussed. […]

  • 28 February 2014

    Otto Marine Limited, a leading offshore marine company which owns and operates a large fleet offshore support vessels, shipyard and offers specialized offshore services, today at its Batam Shipyard, Indonesia, held a naming ceremony for drilling vessel ‘Norshore Atlantic’. The Norshore Atlantic is one the first of its kind to be successfully constructed by an Asian […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Imtech (technical services provider in Europe and on the global marine market) is observing a substantial increase in the number of marine service and maintenance contracts managed by Imtech. Recently Imtech signed a new global partnership agreement for 350 vessels operated by an international ship operator in Hong Kong, which granted Imtech a preferred service […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Yesterday has seen the penultimate event of the Atlantic Power Cluster, a European funded project set to develop a strategic approach to marine renewable energy in the Atlantic Area. Held in Aberdeen ahead of the annual All-Energy conference, the seminar will bring together delegates from at least six EU member states, and further afield. They will […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Imtech (technical services provider in Europe and on the global marine market) is observing a substantial increase in the number of marine service and maintenance contracts managed by Imtech. Recently Imtech signed a new global partnership agreement for 350 vessels operated by an international ship operator in Hong Kong, which granted Imtech a preferred service […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Horizon Geosciences and Atlantic Marine have teamed up to provide a new seabed geotechnical investigation spread comprising the vessel Atlantic Carrier and Horizon’s seabed CPT and sampling systems. Horizon Geosciences’ managing director Rich Metters stated that the spread is being mobilised due to increased demand for its geotechnical site investigation services particularly from the offshore […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Horizon Geosciences and Atlantic Marine have teamed up to provide a new seabed geotechnical investigation spread comprising the vessel Atlantic Carrier and Horizon’s seabed CPT and sampling systems.