canadian coast guard


Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Defense

Canadian Coast Guard Takes Delivery of Third Converted Medium Icebreaker

The Canadian Coast Guard has taken delivery of its third medium icebreaker which it acquired secondhand from the commercial market in 2018. The icebreaker,

October 18, 2022
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Friday, July 22, 2022
Accidents

Ferry Carrying Over 180 Passengers Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Canada’s Prince Edward Island

A ferry carrying some 200 passengers and crew caught fire and was intentionally grounded Friday morning during a voyage from Nova Scotia to Prince Edward

July 22, 2022
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Thursday, March 10, 2022
Shipping

Containership MSC Kim Breaks Down in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Canadian Coast Guard has been monitoring an adrift containership with engine trouble in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Wednesay. The ship, MSC Kim, broke down

March 10, 2022
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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

May 6, 2021
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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

March 3, 2021
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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

November 11, 2019
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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

August 29, 2019
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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

August 5, 2019
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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

June 28, 2019
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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

November 16, 2018
Total Views: 44

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

August 14, 2018
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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

May 17, 2018
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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

March 16, 2018
Total Views: 114

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

February 9, 2018
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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

February 2, 2018
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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

January 29, 2018
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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

October 25, 2017
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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

September 18, 2017
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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

March 2, 2017
Total Views: 197

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

January 16, 2017
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