Monday, April 6, 2015
Maritime News

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 Monday morning, crews...

April 6, 2015
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Maritime News

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 has sent two Canadian Coast Guard...

April 1, 2015
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Monday, February 23, 2015
Maritime News

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 Harbor.

February 23, 2015
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Sunday, February 22, 2015

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 Arthur M. Anderson, which is beset in ice...

February 22, 2015
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Friday, January 16, 2015
Maritime News

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), government officials said on Friday.

January 16, 2015
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Maritime News

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) planned, the Canadian Parliament's budget watchdog said on Tuesday.

October 28, 2014
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Friday, October 24, 2014
Maritime News

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 Alaska’s...

October 24, 2014
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Sunday, October 19, 2014

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 safely under tow by...

October 19, 2014
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Friday, October 17, 2014

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 Explorer, to Fury and Hecla Straits in the Canadian arctic.

October 17, 2014
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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

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 said on Tuesday.

October 7, 2014
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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 the Commanding Officer of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker to which the helicopter was assigned.

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

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 Commanding Officer.

September 10, 2013
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Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Clipper Adventurer Aground In Canadian Waters

Think You Can Sue The Canadian Coast Guard? Think Again!

In 2009, gCaptain’s sister site,, took a long distance ski adventure to Antartica aboard the ice capable expedition ship. The trip was a huge success for the Unofficial Team...

June 20, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012

Canadian Coast Guard To Modernize Marine Communications and Traffic Services

The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a plan to modernizing twelve Marine Communications and Traffic Centres across the country with state-of-the-art technology to ensure the uninterrupted communication and traffic services...

June 4, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent

STX Wins Design Contract for Canadian Coast Guard’s Flagship Polar Icebreaker

STX Canada Marine announced that they have been awarded a contract to design the future flagship polar icebreaker of the Canadian Coast Guard. The $9.5 million contract was awarded by...

February 3, 2012
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