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
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Monday, February 26, 2018
Defense

Canadian Navy Ship Spills Nearly 8,000 Gallons of Fuel Oil Into Strait of Georgia

Canadian authorities are working to clean up nearly 8,000 gallons of marine fuel oil that was spilled from the Canadian navy ship HMCS Calgary in the Strait of Georgia on...

February 26, 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 use of small high-speed...

January 29, 2018
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Friday, June 30, 2017
Defense

ABS Wins Royal Canadian Navy Service Contract

Canadian Department of National Defence selects ABS for classification and certification services for its entire non-combatant fleet. (Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine...

June 30, 2017
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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
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Monday, March 2, 2015
Defense

Canada Delays Opening of Crucial Arctic Naval Port Until 2018

Canada's military has again delayed the opening of a major new Arctic port, a sign the government is struggling to assert sovereignty over a remote resource-rich region.

March 2, 2015
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Friday, December 12, 2014
hmcs whitehorse
Defense

Party’s Over: Canadian Navy Bans Drinking at Sea

The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday imposed an almost total ban on sailors drinking at sea, after a warship had to be recalled from an international exercise because inebriated crew members got into trouble.

December 12, 2014
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
hmcs whitehorse
Defense

Admiral Orders Canadian Ship Home from RIMPAC Due to Bad Behavior

Heading off on deployment, or an extended exercise like RIMPAC 2014 is usually a bittersweet event. On one hand, you’re leaving home, personal space and families behind, but on the...

July 17, 2014
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