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Cargo ship briefly detained in Halifax amid complaints from Ukrainian crew

CBC 07 Jul 2022
Transport Canada briefly detained a cargo ship in the Halifax Harbour following complaints from Ukrainian crew members that their employer is keeping them from returning home ... .

Irving Abella, historian who wrote on Canada's refusal of Jewish refugees, dead at 82

Moosejaw Today 04 Jul 2022
Abella died on Sunday, the day after his 82nd birthday, after a long illness ... Some Canadians attempted to convince prime minister William Lyon Mackenzie King to allow the ship to dock in Halifax, but this was rejected by Fredrick Blair, an official who was responsible for the government’s immigration service at the time ... .

Crewless Mayflower ship retracing 1620 journey arrives at Plymouth Rock

New York Post 02 Jul 2022
The sleek Mayflower Autonomous Ship met with an escort boat as it approached the Massachusetts shoreline Thursday, more than 400 years after its namesake’s historic journey from England ... On Monday, the ship departed Halifax, Nova Scotia for a successful 4-day journey to Plymouth Harbor.

The Promise of Container Transshipment at Eastern Canadian Ports

The Maritime Executive 28 Jun 2022
The delays provide a competitive basis for direct port-to-port sailing such as Antwerp - Cleveland involving smaller ships carrying higher priority containers and bypassing such ports as Halifax and Montreal ... Minimizing transshipment time duration at Port of Halifax enhances future prospects for container shipping to Canadian Great Lakes ports.

What Happened On The "Death Cruise" That Recovered Bodies From The Wreckage Of The Titanic

IFL Science 22 Jun 2022
In 1912, the CS Mackay-Bennett set sail from Halifax, Nova Scotia, with the task of recovering dead bodies from the wreckage of the Titanic ... The vessel had been quickly turned into a "morgue ship" following the disaster, fitted with 100 coffins, all the embalming fluid in the city of Halifax, and 100 tons of ice to preserve bodies in transit.

Cruise ships bring lots of business to Halifax — along with pollution from dirty fuel, ...

CBC 19 Jun 2022
Mimi Fautley knows the ships bring a boost in revenue for ...

Autonomous Mayflower reaches American shores -- in Canada

News-Press Now 15 Jun 2022
The sleek autonomous trimaran docked in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Sunday, ... Nonprofit marine research organization ProMare, which worked with IBM to build the ship, switched to a back-up navigation computer on May 30 and charted a course to Halifax — which was closer than any U.S.

HMCS Halifax commanding officer under investigation, removed from post: military

Castanet 10 Jun 2022
Croix, commanding officer of HMCS Halifax delivers remarks as Defence Minister Anita Anand, right, look on as the frigate prepares to depart Halifax in support of NATO's deterrence measures in eastern Europe on Saturday, March 19, 2022.

HMCS Halifax Commanding Officer temporarily removed from duty while on European deployment

CTV 10 Jun 2022
The Commanding Officer of HMCS Halifax has been temporarily removed from his post following several incidents onboard the ship during Operation Reassurance ... .

Latest job numbers, Toronto's Pearson Airport delays : In The News for June 10

North Shore News 10 Jun 2022
Croix has been temporarily removed from his position as commanding officer of HMCS Halifax and is under investigation ... The navy says it's investigating several incidents that happened on-board the ship during a port visit in Swinoujscie, Poland ... Croix took over command of HMCS Halifax in July 2021.

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Mayflower makes autonomous transatlantic journey

The Hill 08 Jun 2022
... ship to traverse the Atlantic.  . The Mayflower Autonomous ship docked in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this weekend after 40 days at sea, completing a 3,500-mile journey from the Pilgrim’s original launch point of Plymouth, U.K., Fast Company reported.  .

AI-driven Mayflower Autonomous Ship finally completes its 3,500-mile voyage to North America - recreating the ...

The Daily Mail 07 Jun 2022
Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) – a 50-foot-long autonomous research vessel piloted by artificial intelligence (AI) – arrived in Halifax, Canada on Sunday (June 5) ... Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS) – a 50-foot-long autonomous research vessel piloted by artificial intelligence (AI) – arrived in Halifax, Canada on Sunday (June 5).

An AI-captained solar boat just crossed the Atlantic Ocean

Interesting Engineering 07 Jun 2022
However, due to some technical difficulties, the ship had to be diverted to Halifax, in Nova Scotia, Canada. When the ship reached Halifax on June 5th, it had completed a trans-Atlantic voyage covering a distance of 3,500 miles (5,600 km) in 40 days, the project team .

A modern AI-powered Mayflower just crossed the Atlantic

Popular Science 07 Jun 2022
Mayflower, a self-steering ship by IBM and other partners, has reached North American shores after departing from England on April 27 ... “After a 40-day and 3,500 mile journey, Mayflower Autonomous Ship successfully completed her mission to cross the Atlantic ... The ship itself is about 50 by 20 feet with a maximum speed of 10 knots.

Halifax to welcome fourth largest cruise ship in the world Tuesday

CTV 07 Jun 2022
The fourth largest cruise ship in the world, The Royal Caribbean International Oasis of the Seas, is set to arrive at the Port of Halifax Tuesday at 8 a.m ... .

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