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 Canada's west coast over the weekend. Canada's Maritime Forces Pacific has launched an investigation to determine the cause of the spill. However, according to initial reports, the HMCS Calgary was underway … [Read more...]

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 panga boats has only intensified... and now the cartels have a new weapon they are using to invade America's Pacific Coast.   The Coast Guard offloaded more than 47,000 pounds of cocaine … [Read more...]

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 and offshore industries, has been awarded the Non-Combatant Class Society (NCCS) contract by the Canadian Department of National Defence to provide … [Read more...]

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 was announced by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, along with Andrew Saxton, Member of Parliament for … [Read more...]