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Navy and coast guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays

Castanet 26 Feb 2021
To that end, nearly a decade after the strategy was launched, the auditor said the government did not know if the two shipyards in Halifax and Vancouver had even reached a state where they “met international ship-construction standards to enable efficient ship production.”.
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Navy and Coast Guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays, auditor general says

North Shore News 25 Feb 2021
Nearly a decade after it was launched, the auditor said the government did not know if the two shipyards in Halifax and Vancouver had even reached a state where they “met international ship-construction standards to enable efficient ship production.” ... “The level of target state achieved by the (Halifax) shipyard ...
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PBO's latest estimate puts says warships will cost $77B as estimated price jumps $17B

North Shore News 24 Feb 2021
The warship project was launched in earnest nearly a decade ago when Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax was selected in October 2011 to build the fleet, with the total cost estimated at around $26 billion and the first ship to be delivered in the mid-2020s ... into one type of ship.
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Nova Scotia shipbuilding program seeks to draw marginalized groups into industry

North Shore News 21 Feb 2021
HALIFAX — As he bent to seal a small coin into the keel of a new offshore patrol ship, Tyrell Young’s gloved hands kept the welding gun steady while sparks flew. The ceremony last week, said to bring luck to a ship’s captain and crew, celebrated the official start of construction of HMCS William Hall.
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X-Bow Design Could Help Solve Air Draft Challenges for Boxships

The Maritime Executive 12 Feb 2021
A ship built to such configuration could sail through severe wave conditions across the North Atlantic to a transshipment terminal such as Quebec City or Halifax, where the upper levels of containers would be removed for transshipment ... Interline ships would then carry the ...
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Michelin Commits to Shipping Product Transatlantic on Sail Cargo Ship

The Maritime Executive 12 Feb 2021
“This first step in carbon-free shipping is fully in line with the CSR strategy of Michelin's operations ... The initial plan for the sail cargo ships to maintain service between Baltimore, Maryland via Halifax and the French archipelago of Saint Pierre and Miquelon and crossing the Atlantic to Saint-Nazaire - Montoir de Bretagne.
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Peter Jorgenson: "Prairie Pioneer”

Devils Lake Journal 05 Feb 2021
The following morning, however, he awoke to discover that his disabled ship had been chained to a vessel bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia and was going to be towed the rest of the way across the Atlantic ... The ship never landed in Halifax but continued on to New York City under power from its auxiliary sails.
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National Defence grappling with new delay in $60B warship project

North Shore News 02 Feb 2021
The warship project was launched in earnest nearly a decade ago when Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax was selected in October 2011 to build the fleet, with the total cost estimated at around $26 billion and the first ship to be delivered in the mid-2020s.
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Weekly Broker: Bulk volatility is back

Splash24/7 21 Jan 2021
The South Korean-built vessel was sold by Turkish owner Active Shipping & Management in an auction to Greek owner Interunity for a price of $18.1m ... Brokers ASM also reported on a busy week for Israel’s XT Shipping which bought the 8,704 teu [msi]CSAV Trancura">Halifax Express.
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Increasing Future Container Transfer at the Port of Halifax

The Maritime Executive 17 Jan 2021
The geographic location of Halifax near the shipping lane between Newark/New York City and Western Europe involves insignificant change in sailing distance should a ship make a brief stop at Halifax ... involving ships that sail from Asia via the Suez Canal and Strait of Gibraltar.
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This auction house owner turned shipping containers into a COVID-19 testing unit

CBC 08 Jan 2021
Nova Scotians who want a quick and easy COVID-19 test in the Halifax area can thank a Dartmouth business owner for turning eight shipping containers into a medical unit that makes drive-thru testing available year round ... .
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British Army Major General from Northern Ireland last man to attack US Capitol before Trump mob

Belfast Telegraph 07 Jan 2021
Robert Ross from Rostrevor in Co Down, will forever be remembered as the man who burned down the White House in 1814 ... His remains were shipped to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and embalmed in a cask of rum before being laid in the Old Burying Ground ... He accepted an American lawyer, Francis Scott Key, onto his ship just before the Battle of Baltimore ... .
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HMCS Halifax sets sail on 6-month deployment on New Year's Day

North Shore News 01 Jan 2021
HALIFAX — A naval ship based in Nova Scotia left the country today bound for a six-month deployment in support of a long-standing NATO training mission. The HCMS Halifax is set to join NATO's Operation Reassurance, which the Department of National Defence describes as the ...
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