Monday, January 9, 2017

Bunkering Tanker ‘Arca 1’ Aground in Nova Scotia

The Canadian Coast Guard is responding to the grounding of a bunkering tanker off Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia after the vessel experience engine failure. Canada’s Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans reported the...

January 9, 2017
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Maritime News

Ports America Signed to Nova Scotia Mega-Port Project

U.S. terminal operator Ports America and Sydney Harbour Investment Partners have announced an agreement for the promotion, development and management of the proposed Novaporte deepwater mega-port in Sydney Harbour, Nova...

December 12, 2016
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Monday, November 19, 2012
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BP Gains Exploration Foothold Offshore Nova Scotia

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) announced late last week that BP and Shell were the successful bidders for exploration licenses offshore Nova Scotia.  These blocks are located approximately...

November 19, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012

Nova Scotia Offshore Blocks Drawing “Considerable Interest”

OTTAWA–Nova Scotia is drawing “considerable interest” for 11 offshore energy exploration parcels that are up for bidding, after Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDSA) won an earlier round with a record...

June 25, 2012
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Engineering News

Canada Lays Out Plans to Help Maximize Historic Shipbuilding Investment

In a continued effort to bolster economic growth and create jobs, the Canadian Government has announced a plan aimed to help maximze the benefit of countries aggressive federal shipbuilding plan...

February 14, 2012
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Friday, January 20, 2012
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Shell Wins $970M Offshore Nova Scotia Ultra-Deepwater Exploration Bid, Largest Ever for Eastern Canada

Royal Dutch Shell has won a $970 million bid (NS 11-1) for exploration rights offshore Nova Scota, says the Canada – Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB). This 9-year license covers...

January 20, 2012
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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Engineering News

Canada Awards Hefty Shipbuilding Contracts: And The Winners Are…

OTTAWA (Dow Jones)–The Canadian government Wednesday awarded C$33 billion (US$32.3 billion) of shipbuilding contracts, the largest in the country’s history, to Nova Scotia’s Irving Shipbuilding and British Columbia-based Seaspan Marine...

October 19, 2011
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Monday, October 17, 2011

A Canadian Shipbuilding Revolution: $35 Billion Announcement Pending

Contracts will soon be awarded to Canadian shipyards for an aggressive $35-billion shipbuilding project, the largest military procurement in modern Canadian history. The National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) is a...

October 17, 2011
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

U.S. and Canada practice response with mock cruise ship grounding

DARTMOUTH, Nova Scotia – Rear Admiral Daniel Neptun, commander First Coast Guard District, and Ms. Nancy Hurlburt, Assistant Commissioner Maritimes Region, Canadian Coast Guard sign the Atlantic Geographic Annex June...

May 18, 2011
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