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Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Canadian Coast Guard Holds Major Maritime Incident Exercise in British Columbia
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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
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Hit with $6K Speeding Ticket in Gulf of St. Lawrence
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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
WATCH: Canada’s Icebreaking Hovercraft Sipu Muin
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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: 305

Monday, January 16, 2017
Grounded Tanker ‘Arca 1’ Refloated in Nova Scotia
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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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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
PHOTOS: Canadian Fishing Vessel Saved Off Greenland
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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

February 23, 2016
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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Five Dead, One Missing After Tour Vessel Capsizes Off British Columbia
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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

October 25, 2015
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyard Cuts Steel on Canada’s First NSPS Vessel – Sir John Franklin
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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

June 25, 2015
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Monday, April 6, 2015
CCGS Ann Harvey Under Tow Five Days After Grounding
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CCGS Ann Harvey Under Tow Five Days After Grounding

The Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender Ann Harvey began its trek home Monday evening 5 days after running aground off the southern coast of Newfoundland. As of

April 6, 2015
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Canadian Coast Guard Ship Taking On Water Off Newfoundland
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Canadian Coast Guard Ship Taking On Water Off Newfoundland

A Canadian Coast Guard buoy tender is taking on water after running aground off the southern coast of Newfoundland. Joint Task Force Atlantic reports that it

April 1, 2015
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Monday, February 23, 2015
Canadian Coast Guard Frees Trapped Freighter on Lake Erie
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Canadian Coast Guard Frees Trapped Freighter on Lake Erie

The Canadian Coast Guard has freed the 26,500 gross ton bulk carrier MV Arthur M. Anderson from heavy ice on the southern shore of Lake Erie near Conneaut

February 23, 2015
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Sunday, February 22, 2015
Thick Ice Traps 63-Year Old Bulk Carrier on Lake Erie
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Thick Ice Traps 63-Year Old Bulk Carrier on Lake Erie

The Canadian Coast Guard’s 234-foot multi-mission medium icebreaker Griffon is working this weekend to break free the 26,500 gross ton bulk carrier

February 22, 2015
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Friday, January 16, 2015
Canada Selects Irving Shipbuilding to Build Arctic Patrol Ships for $1.9 Billion
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Canada Selects Irving Shipbuilding to Build Arctic Patrol Ships for $1.9 Billion

The Canadian government has picked Irving Shipbuilding Inc, a Nova Scotia-based private company, to build Arctic patrol ships for C$2.3 billion ($1.9 billion),

January 16, 2015
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Canada’s Arctic Fleet Expansion Needs More Funds, Watchdog Says
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Canada’s Arctic Fleet Expansion Needs More Funds, Watchdog Says

Canada will fail to deliver a proposed fleet of six to eight Arctic patrol ships unless it spends significantly more than the C$2.8 billion ($2.51 billion)

October 28, 2014
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Barge Adrift In Beaufort Sea Off Alaska’s North Slope
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Barge Adrift In Beaufort Sea Off Alaska’s North Slope

U.S. and Canadian authorities are trying to figure out what to do about barge that broke free and is adrift in the remote waters of the Beaufort Sea off

October 24, 2014
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Sunday, October 19, 2014
Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Arrives in Prince Rupert, Canada – Update
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Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Arrives in Prince Rupert, Canada – Update

Monday Update: The disabled Russian cargo ship MV Simushir is now safely berthed at the port of Prince Rupert. Previous: A disabled Russian cargo ship is

October 19, 2014
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Friday, October 17, 2014
Video: Arctic Escort Aboard Canadian Icebreaker Pierre Radison
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Video: Arctic Escort Aboard Canadian Icebreaker Pierre Radison

Video from onboard Canadian Coast Guard's medium icebreaker, CCGS Pierre Radison, as she escorts the expedition-style cruise ship, National Geographic

October 17, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Canada Lacks ‘Long-Term Vision’ to Ensure Safety of Arctic Shipping
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Canada Lacks ‘Long-Term Vision’ to Ensure Safety of Arctic Shipping

Canada will have trouble ensuring marine safety in the Arctic as climate change melts the sea ice and shipping increases, Parliament's environmental watchdog

October 7, 2014
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Search Team Locates Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Wreckage in Arctic Waters
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Search Team Locates Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Wreckage in Arctic Waters

A search team in has located the wreckage of a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter that crashed into the Arctic Ocean, killing all three people on board including

September 25, 2013
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Commanding Officer Among Three Killed as Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crashes into Arctic Ocean
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Commanding Officer Among Three Killed as Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Crashes into Arctic Ocean

A helicopter assigned to a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker has crashed into the Arctic Ocean, killing all three people on board including the icebreaker's

September 10, 2013
Total Views: 156

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Clipper Adventurer Aground In Canadian Waters
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Think You Can Sue The Canadian Coast Guard? Think Again!

In 2009, gCaptain’s sister site, UnofficialNetworks.com, took a long distance ski adventure to Antartica aboard the ice capable expedition ship. The trip

June 20, 2012
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