Thursday, October 22, 2020
Windoc Ship Smoking

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...

October 22, 2020
Total Views: 2220

Friday, September 25, 2020
Maritime News

Canada Gives $238 Million to Newfoundland and Labrador’s Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

The Government of Canada will provide CAD $320 million (USD $238 million) to support offshore oil and gas industry jobs in Newfoundland and Labrador amid the slump in the oil...

September 25, 2020
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
jones act vessel
Maritime News

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Launches Investigation Into Canadian Ballast Water Regulations

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has formally launched its into claims that Canada’s pending ballast water regulations will unfairly hurt U.S.-flagged vessels. The launching of the investigation follows a petition...

June 17, 2020
Total Views: 6

Friday, September 6, 2019
Maritime News

Business of Shipping: Trade Dispute Helps Lift Volumes at Ontario’s Port of Thunder Bay

By Ira Breskin THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO– The deepwater port here will modestly increase volume this year by offering shippers attractive transit options for international cargo displaced by trade disputes. “With...

September 6, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 29, 2019
CCGS Sir John Franklin
Maritime News

Canada’s First Offshore Fisheries Science Vessels Enters Service with Coast Guard

The Government of Canada has officially dedicated into service the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir John Franklin, the first large vessel built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The vessel is...

August 29, 2019
Total Views: 46

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
LNG Canada
Maritime News

Seaspan Joint Venture Awarded LNG Canada Tug contract

A joint venture involving partnership between Vancouver, Canada-based Seaspan and the Haisla First Nation has been awarded a contract to design, build and operate escort and harbor tugs for LNG...

August 28, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
right whale
Maritime News

Canadian Coast Guard Among Vessels Fined for Speeding in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Government of Canada has issued fines against six vessels, including two Canadian Coast Guard ships, for breaking mandatory speed limits in the Gulf of St. Lawrence meant to protect...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, August 5, 2019
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent
Maritime News

Canada Announces Plans for Six New Icebreakers

The Government of Canada has announced plans for the construction of six new icebreakers for the Canadian Coast Guard. The new vessels will replace existing vessels in the Coast Guard’s...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 40

Monday, July 29, 2019
Queen of Cumberland

Improper Securement Led to Rescue Boat Fall from British Columbia Ferry – TSB of Canada

The incorrect securement of a rescue boat led to its uncontrolled fall from the passenger ferry Queen of Cumberland during a drill in Swartz Bay, British Columbia in 2018 resulting in two...

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 34

Friday, July 26, 2019
right whale
Maritime News

Canada Fines Vessels $7,800 Each for Breaking Gulf of St. Lawrence Speed Limit

The Canadian government has imposed fines on two ships for breaking mandatory speed limits set in the Gulf of St. Lawrence meant to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from...

July 26, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, June 28, 2019
CCGS Sir John Franklin
Maritime News

Seaspan Delivers First Large Vessel Built Under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy

British Columbia-based Seaspan Shipyards has delivered the first Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV), the CCGS Sir John Franklin, to the Canadian Coast Guard. The CCGS Sir John Franklin is the...

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, May 16, 2019
oil tanker
Maritime News

Canadian Senate Committee Recommends Government Scrap Tanker Ban Bill

By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta, May 16 (Reuters) – The premier of Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta on Thursday welcomed a Senate committee vote recommending the federal government does not...

May 16, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
lng carrier
Maritime News

Shell’s LNG Canada Seen as Tip of the LNG Mega-Project Iceberg

By Sabina Zawadzki LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The launch of a massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada has finally fired the starting gun on a wave...

October 2, 2018
Total Views: 7

Friday, September 28, 2018
Maritime News

Shell’s LNG Canada `Sprints’ Ahead as Asian Partners Give OK

By Jasmine Wang, Stephen Stapczynski and Aibing Guo (Bloomberg) — Two of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Asian partners in a liquefied natural gas venture in western Canada approved their share...

September 28, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, July 9, 2018
Maritime News

Flurry of Activity Raises Optimism that $30 Billion LNG Canada Project Will Be Greenlit

By Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) — A flurry of activity in a remote Canadian town is raising optimism that Royal Dutch Shell Plc and its partners are ready to go ahead with...

July 9, 2018
Total Views: 11

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Australia And Canada To Monitor North Korean Ships

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, April 28 (Reuters) – Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday the country will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected...

April 28, 2018
Total Views: 4

Friday, March 16, 2018
Nordika Desgagnes bulk carrier
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Under Tow After Losing Steering Off Nova Scotia

A 143-meter bulk carrier is under tow back to port after losing steering off Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The vessel, the Barbados-flagged Nordika Desgagnes, was sailing from Montreal on Thursday...

March 16, 2018
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
mol prestige adrift

Disabled Containership MOL Prestige Under Tow Off British Columbia

The disabled containership MOL Prestige is under tow back to Canada after suffering an engine room fire last week that left the ship adrift off British Columbia, Canada. According to...

February 6, 2018
Total Views: 15

Friday, February 2, 2018
mol prestige containership

Containership MOL Prestige Adrift Off British Columbia After Fire; Two Crew Medevaced

A 293-meter containership is adrift off British Columbia, Canada after suffering an engine fire which knocked out power to the vessel. Canadian search and rescue officials said late Thursday they...

February 2, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Offshore News

Canada’s Offshore Oil Interest Grows as Pipeline Woes Sink Alberta Prices

By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Canada’s offshore oil industry, a sliver of the country’s crude sector, is drawing rising investment interest due to an aggressive push by...

December 20, 2017
Total Views: 11