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Almanac: The Halifax explosion

CBS News 11 Apr 2021
On Dec. 6, 1917, an immense explosion wiped out much of the port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, killing more than 1,800 people, when a French ship carrying tons of munitions bound for the Allies during World War I exploded. Charles Osgood reports ... .
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Port of Miami receives its largest boxship CMA CGM Argentina

Seatrade Maritime News 09 Apr 2021
In September last year, the CMA CGM Brazil set the record as the largest container ship to be received at a Canadian port upon its arrival at the Halifax port ...
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Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

Moosejaw Today 06 Apr 2021
HALIFAX — A Canadian Coast Guard ship whose original name paid tribute to the controversial founder of Halifax is being renamed to recognize an 18th century peace treaty between a British governor and a Mi'kmaq chief ... Paul previously told The Canadian Press that the ship's name was long considered an insult to Indigenous peoples.
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Coast guard ship Edward Cornwallis renamed to honour 1752 peace treaty with Mi'kmaq

Canada Dot Com 06 Apr 2021
HALIFAX — A Canadian Coast Guard ship whose original name paid tribute to the controversial founder of Halifax is being renamed to ...
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No plans to change warships despite PBO cost warning, top official says

Moosejaw Today 04 Apr 2021
... gets the ships it needs.” ... One area where Crosby would concede concern was around whether the Halifax shipyard and its counterpart in Vancouver, which is building two Navy support ships alongside several vessels for the Canadian Coast Guard, have enough staff to get the job done.
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Holland America Line's 2022 Canada & New England Cruises Stretch to the Stunning Landscapes of ...

Sunnyside Daily Sun 29 Mar 2021
Ports include Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia; Saint-Pierre, St ... The 11-day departure calls at Portland, Maine; Saguenay, Qu�bec; and Saint John, Halifax, Corner Brook (evening stay), Charlottetown and Baie-Comeau.Both ships will cruise the region in the fall so more guests can view the impressive display of the changing foliage.
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'Queen of the North Atlantic:' Nova Scotia schooner Bluenose launched 100 years ago

North Shore News 25 Mar 2021
HALIFAX — It is Canada's most famous ship, a national icon that calls to mind the romance of the age of sail and the tenacity of those who make their living on the North Atlantic ... Phil Watson, captain of Lunenburg's replica Bluenose II, says the ship's self-taught designer, naval ...
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Supreme Court decision on carbon tax and hair ties for guys: In The News for March 25

Moosejaw Today 25 Mar 2021
The Port of Halifax said it is monitoring the situation after a skyscraper-sized container ship ran aground in Egypt's Suez Canal, potentially disrupting shipments from Asia to Montreal and Halifax ... Tugboats strained Wednesday to try to nudge it out of the way as ships hoping to enter the waterway began lining up in the Mediterranean and Red Seas.
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Port of Halifax monitoring Suez Canal situation after ship grounding blocks traffic

Moosejaw Today 24 Mar 2021
MONTREAL — The Port of Halifax said it is monitoring the situation after a skyscraper-sized container ship ran aground in Egypt's Suez Canal, potentially disrupting shipments from Asia to Montreal and Halifax ... An Egyptian official said Tuesday that efforts to refloat the ship stuck in the canal are underway and will take at least two days.
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Suez Canal blockage could affect shipments to Montreal and Halifax, experts say

Moosejaw Today 24 Mar 2021
The grounding of a skyscraper-sized container ship in the Suez Canal has the potential to disrupt shipments from Asia to ports in Montreal and Halifax, industry experts and shipping companies say. The Ever Given, a Panama-flagged ship ...
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Suez Canal blockage could affect shipments to Montreal and Halifax, experts say (Business)

Castanet 24 Mar 2021
An Egyptian official warned Wednesday it could take at least two days to clear the ship ... The grounding of a skyscraper-sized container ship in the Suez Canal has the potential to disrupt shipments from Asia to ports in Montreal and Halifax, industry experts and shipping companies say.
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Hurtigruten reveals flagship expedition cruise for 2023

Sunnyside Daily Sun 22 Mar 2021
... before arriving at Halifax ... MS Roald Amundsen – a small, more sustainable, battery hybrid-powered expedition cruise ship ... Vancouver, Nome, Ilulissat, Sisimiut, Red Bay, Corner Brook and Halifax (in addition to escorted landings and small boat cruising throughout the sailing).Ship.
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Montreal Dockworkers Reject Contract Proposal as Truce Expires

The Maritime Executive 22 Mar 2021
A month later they went on strike for 10 days causing significant disruption to ship operations all along the east coast of Canada. Containerships diverted to Halifax creating a backlog as the alternative ports sought to handle the increased volume.
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Construction Company Starts New Container Line for Seaway Ports

The Maritime Executive 21 Mar 2021
A family-owned construction company based in Odessa, Ontario plans to introduce twice-weekly ship transportation service between Eastern Canada’s Port of Halifax and ports located along the Upper St ... and ship interlining at Eastern Canada’s Port of Halifax.

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