Thursday, May 6, 2021
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent
Shipbuilding

Canada Promises Two Arctic Icebreakers in Pre-Election Job Boost

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, May 6 (Reuters) – Canada on Thursday promised to build two Arctic ice breakers and create hundreds of jobs in two politically influential provinces that will...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 1687

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Accidents

International Effort to Rescue 31 from Sinking Fishing Vessel Off Nova Scotia

An international search and rescue operation involving the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards and the Royal Canadian Air Force was successful in rescuing 31 fisherman from a disabled fishing vessel...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 8915

Monday, November 11, 2019
nana provider grounding
Maritime News

Alaska Marine Lines Barge Aground in British Columbia

A container barge will spend another night aground on Quadra Island in British Columbia, Canada. The barge, named Nana Provider, was being towed by the U.S.-flagged tug Polar King when...

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 183

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: 85

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: 52

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: 26

Friday, November 16, 2018
centennial harmony ship
Accidents

Canadian Coast Guard Responds to Bulk Carrier in Distress Off Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian Coast Guard responded to a vessel in distress off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday following a report that it was taking on water and losing...

November 16, 2018
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Maritime News

Oil Spill Reported After Tugboat Capsizes Near Vancouver, Canada

The Canadian Coast Guard and other agencies are responding to a tugboat which sank overnight on the Fraser River near Vancouver. The Coast Guard reports that the tug, named George...

August 14, 2018
Total Views: 23

Thursday, May 17, 2018
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent
Defense

ABS Awarded Contract to Class Canadian Coast Guard’s Entire 114-Vessel Fleet

International classification society ABS has been awarded the contract to provide classification and certification services for the Canadian Coast Guard’s entire existing fleet of 114 vessels as well as future...

May 17, 2018
Total Views: 32

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: 54

Friday, February 9, 2018
News

Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Back in Port After Taking on Water Off Newfoundland

The Canadian Coast Guard patrol cutter CCGS Cygnus arrived safely into St. John’s today following reports that it was taking on water a few hundred miles off the coast of Newfoundland....

February 9, 2018
Total Views: 16

Friday, February 2, 2018
canadian coast guard icebreaking
News

U.S., Canadian Coast Guard Renew to Icebreaking Partnership on Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard have renewed an icebreaking partnership in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway marine transportation system with the signing last month of an updated...

February 2, 2018
Total Views: 5

Monday, January 29, 2018
new pacific stealth drug-running-boats
Defense

Drug Cartels Deploy New Stealthy Boats To America’s Pacific Shore

Since the tragic death of U. S. Coast Guard Boatswain’s Mate Chief Petty Officer Terrell five years ago the efforts of cartels to smuggle drugs with the use of small high-speed...

January 29, 2018
Total Views: 579

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
News

Canadian Coast Guard Holds Major Maritime Incident Exercise in British Columbia

The Canadian Coast Guard and its federal and local partners are holding a large-scale on-the-water emergency preparedness exercise in the Gulf Islands area in British Columbia this week.  The two-day...

October 25, 2017
Total Views: 30

Monday, September 18, 2017
Interesting

Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Canadian government has issued a $6,000 speeding ticket to a Canadian Coast Guard ship for travelling over the posted speed limit in the western Gulf of St. Lawrence. Since...

September 18, 2017
Total Views: 28

Thursday, March 2, 2017
News

WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin

The CCGS Sipu Muin is a powerful, heavy hovercraft that is used for icebreaking on hard-to-access areas along the St. Lawrence River where conventional icebreakers cannot navigate. The hovercraft is...

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 85

Monday, January 16, 2017
News

Grounded Tanker ‘Arca 1’ Refloated in Nova Scotia

The grounded bunkering tanker Arca 1 has been successfully refloated and is now secure in Sydney Harbour, Nova Scotia. The Canadian Coast Guard reported that no pollution was observed throughout...

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Maritime News

PHOTOS: Canadian Fishing Vessel Saved Off Greenland

A Canadian fishing vessel with 30 people aboard is expected to arrive in Nuuk, Greenland in stable condition late Tuesday night following a complex effort to save the ship from sinking in...

February 23, 2016
Total Views: 96

Sunday, October 25, 2015
Maritime News

Five Dead, One Missing After Tour Vessel Capsizes Off British Columbia

  Update: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) says it will be deploying a team of investigators to Tofino, British Columbia to investigate the sinking of the whale watching...

October 25, 2015
Total Views: 15

Thursday, June 25, 2015
Defense

Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard Cuts Steel on Canada’s First NSPS Vessel – Sir John Franklin

  Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) jas cut steel on the first National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) ship, the Canadian Coast Guard’s Offshore Fisheries Science Vessel (OFSV). The start of construction...

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 34