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  • 25 July 2011

    Three new Coast Guard Ships Were Officially Introduced recently — one in Peninsula waters… (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, July 25, 2011;

  • 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, […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shell has made an agreement to sell its entire stake in Canadian Natural Resources Limited in a bid to reduce its debt. 

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, recently announced that the Government of Canada is continuing its commitment to limit air emissions from the Canadian transportation sector. “The Government of Canada is pleased to launch the Shore Power Technology for Ports Program,” said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Fednav Group was presented with the coveted IBJ award for Bulk Ship Operator of the Year at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal and held at the Elysée Hotel in Hamburg last night. This award highlights Fednav’s contribution to maritime trade, as well as its leadership in the implementation of higher […]

  • 8 May 2018

    The Hague-based LNG giant Shell reached an agreement with a group of financial institutions to sell its stake in Canadian Natural Resources for $3.3 billion. 

  • 12 July 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue and Minister for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday officially welcomed a new addition to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet at the naming and dedication ceremony […]

  • 8 September 2014

    The members of the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) voiced their concern that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union may hurt Canada’s short sea shipping industry, its workers and suppliers and shippers. As explained by CSA, Canadian ship owners have invested in 14 state of the art high-efficiency vessels worth over […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) and its member companies have congratulated the country’s newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Members of Parliament, saying that they look forward to collaborating with the new federal government in growing domestic short sea shipping as part of a larger Canadian supply chain. CSA identified several election objectives and is eager to […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 12 January 2015

    The Seafarers International Union (SIU) of Canada warned that the Maritime provisions of the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) could result in an open door of entry for terrorists, as well as create other security threats. Under CETA, foreign owned and crewed vessels would gain more access to Canadian Cabotage; meaning they would be […]

  • 10 September 2014

    The newly formed Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition said yesterday that it had learned that European Member States have until September 12, 2014 to make amendments to the text of the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Based on this new information, the Coalition is demanding that the Canadian Government release the full text […]

  • 1 May 2013

    CCGS Private Robertson V.C. is the first of nine new Hero Class vessels – built at a Canadian shipyard for the Canadian Coast Guard – to be officially welcomed to the Coast Guard fleet. Built at the Irving Shipyard in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Private Robertson V.C. is 43 metres in […]

  • 15 March 2016

    Canadian Minister of Public Services and Procurement, the Honourable Judy M. Foote, announced the signing of two new contracts valued at more than USD 65.4 million with Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards. The contracts are for the construction of the Canadian Coast Guard’s Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel (OOSV) and the Royal Canadian Navy’s Joint Support Ships (JSS). “Today is […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The newly formed Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition held a press conference voicing their worries concerning the Canadian-European Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), and ”the lack of transparency that Canada’s government has had when making this deal,” said the Coalition in a release. According to the Coalition, this free trade agreement will allow EU beneficially owned Flag of […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) and its member companies have congratulated the country’s newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Members of Parliament, saying that they look forward to collaborating with the new federal government in growing domestic short sea shipping as part of a larger Canadian supply chain. CSA identified several election objectives and is eager to […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The Seafarers’ International Union of Canada (SIU) has launched a lawsuit challenging decisions by the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to grant temporary work permits to foreign maritime workers crewing foreign ships operating in Canadian waters. Canadian law requires that ships carrying passengers or goods between Canadian ports (cabotage) may only use foreign workers if […]

  • 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 […]