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Government of Canada and Heiltsuk Nation collaborate to develop a local Marine Emergency Response Team 

  BELLA BELLA, BC, –  The Government of Canada and the Heiltsuk Nation announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) committing both organizations to work together to enhance the Nation’s role in marine environmental response within the Heiltsuk territory. Under the MOU, the Heiltsuk Nation, in collaboration with the Canadian Coast Guard and Transport

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St. John’s Dockyard awarded Coast Guard contract

  GATINEAU, QC –  Following an open and competitive process, Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Coast Guard has awarded a $20.7 million (taxes included) contract to St. John’s Dockyard Limited (NewDock), St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, to complete Vessel Life Extension (VLE) work on the Canadian Coast Guard Ships (CCGS) Cape Roger and Cygnus. Both stationed

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Crowley and Danish boat operator to develop Jones Act vessel for offshore wind

  U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT announced plans today to directly bolster purpose-built, Jones Act vessel availability in support of the emerging offshore wind energy market through a joint venture.  The partnership will bring together two leading maritime solutions providers to serve the emerging industry. Consistent with the requirements of the U.S. Jones Act, Crowley

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Port of Montreal dockers holding critical vote Sunday

  By Leo Ryan, Editor The prolonged conflict between the Montreal longshore union and port employers is heading for another critical moment Sunday when 1,125 dockers vote during a General Assembly on a final offer of settlement extended on March 12 by the Maritime Employers Association (MEA). This coincides with the last day of a

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Royal Navy Revives Tall Ship Training for the First Time in Decades

  Over four months junior sailors are crewing TS Tenacious – giving them a unique insight into the days of sail and the chance to pick up key leadership skills. The square rigger is running in and out of Portsmouth with Royal Navy sailors performing tasks and duties Nelson would recognize: from heaving and hauling

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