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Cruise ships 101: Industry plagued by pandemic outbreaks plots comeback

Moosejaw Today 26 Jul 2021
HALIFAX — It was an outbreak that captivated the world. In early 2020 the gleaming Diamond Princess cruise ship became the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic outside of China ... The cruise ship industry in Canada. ... Port of Halifax spokesman Lane Farguson said the port has already secured 159 tentative bookings for cruise ships visits for 2022.
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HMCS Halifax crew member tests positive for COVID-19, in isolation aboard docked ship

North Shore News 19 Jul 2021
HALIFAX — A case of COVID-19 has been identified aboard the HMCS Halifax naval ship that docked in its home city today after returning from a six-month deployment on the Mediterranean Sea.
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HMCS Halifax crew member tests positive for COVID-19

CBC 19 Jul 2021
One member of HMCS Halifax tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the ship's return to Halifax ... .
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Doornekamp Lines capitalizing on ‘underutilized’ marine corridor with Picton-Halifax shipping line

Ottawa Business Journal 16 Jul 2021
A family-owned eastern Ontario shipping firm is expanding its service along the St ... Doornekamp Lines launched scheduled marine shipping service this spring, moving containers and bulk cargo between Halifax and Picton, located west of Kingston ... Bethlehem Steel built the Picton Terminals in 1953 to ship iron ore to the United States.
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Suspected drugs seized from shipping container at Halifax port could be worth millions

CBC 16 Jul 2021
The Canada Border Services Agency has seized what it believes to be a large quantity of cocaine from a shipping container in Halifax ... .
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Irving Shipbuilding delivers second Arctic patrol warship to Royal Canadian Navy

CTV 15 Jul 2021
Irving Shipbuilding officially delivered the second in its series of Royal Canadian Navy Arctic patrol ships today at a ceremony in Halifax ... .
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Harry DeWolf Navy ship officially commissioned during ceremony in Halifax

CTV 27 Jun 2021
The Royal Canadian Navy welcomed its newest ship the Harry DeWolf, during a commissioning ceremony in Halifax on Saturday ... .
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Harry DeWolf Navy ship officially commissioned during ceremony in Halifax Saturday

CTV 26 Jun 2021
The Royal Canadian Navy welcomed its newest ship the Harry DeWolf, during a commissioning ceremony in Halifax on Saturday ... .
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Slow start dooms Eden Christian baseball in 1st PIAA finals appearance

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 17 Jun 2021
Eden committed three errors, walked in a couple of runs and saw Halifax score eight times in those first two innings. The Warriors eventually righted their ship, but those early miscues were too much to overcome in a 9-1 loss at Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Halifax led 3-1 after one inning and 8-1 after two.
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NEOLINE Sail Cargo Ship Reconfirms Shipyard with Plans to Sail in 2024

The Maritime Executive 15 Jun 2021
A French start-up that plans to launch a demonstration ship in its concept for large, sail-powered cargo ships, announced that it has re-confirmed its shipyard as it works to complete financing for the construction project ... Lawrence region before proceeding to Halifax and Baltimore.
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New entrant into US offshore wind with a long shipping heritage – GSL

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Jun 2021
Green Shipping Line (GSL) is new entrant with longtime shipping roots will soon be bringing its expertise to the offshore wind arena ... on the lengthier voyage from Halifax , Canada on non- Jones Act vessels ... The operator will be Philadelphia area- based Keystone Shipping Company, a veteran of the US energy trades.
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US is far behind in developing offshore wind power

Ekathimerini 08 Jun 2021
Europe’s head start means it has established a thriving complex of turbine manufacturing, construction ships and an experienced workforce. That’s why the United States could have to rely on European components, suppliers and ships for years ... So Dominion hired three European ships and operated them out of the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
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Eighty years ago – The launch of Corvette, HMCS Moose Jaw

Moosejaw Today 07 Jun 2021
During the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Navy needed convoy escort ships and began building little Corvettes. The Navy had a tradition of naming these ships after cities.  ... The radios, one each for the forward and after crews and the officers, have been shipped to Halifax with the compliments and good wishes of the city of Moose Jaw.
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U.S. is far behind in offshore wind power

Finance & Commerce 07 Jun 2021
Europe’s head start means it has established a thriving complex of turbine manufacturing, construction ships and an experienced workforce. That’s why the United States could have to rely on European components, suppliers and ships for years ... So Dominion hired three European ships and operated them out of the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
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NY Harbor welcomes a ship larger than the Empire State Building, the biggest ever to ...

Stars and Stripes 21 May 2021
NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) — The largest container ship to ever sail into New York Harbor arrived Thursday, the crowning achievement of a years-long rebuilding effort to bring the Port Authority’s seaports up to modern standards ... The approach to and berth at Elizabeth can now fit ships about 20% larger than the Marco Polo, officials said.
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