Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker to retrofit Wärtsilä solutions

Wärtsilä has won a contract for the delivery and integration engineering of two retractable thrusters and a dynamic positioning (DP) system for the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) icebreaker CCGS Amundsen. Wärtsilä was

Seaway ports get boost from wheat, wind turbines

As ports along the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System continue to ride the waves of the 2020 shipping season, industry experts see better prospects for the remainder of the season. According to

VIDEO: Two ships collide in Welland Canal

Transport Canada is to investigate an accident in which two vessels collided while transiting Canada’s Welland Canal, in opposite directions, this past Saturday. YouTube video caught the incident in which the Florence

Hamworthy Pumps expands its service business

Singapore-headquartered Hamworthy Pumps Pte. Ltd. is moving to strengthen its aftersales activities and to make it easier and cheaper for vessel managers to get authorized service and replacement pumps. Hamworthy aims to

Vancouver Shipyards awarded CAD 2.4 billion Joint Support Ship contract

The Government of Canada has awarded a performance-based National Shipbuilding Strategy contract to Seaspan’s Vancouver Shipyards for the full construction of two joint support ships (JSS). Valued at CAD 2.4 billion (about

Canadian Coast Guard to procure six new icebreakers

The Canadian Coast Guard is to procure six new program icebreakers to replace the heavy and medium icebreakers that operate in Atlantic Canada and the St. Lawrence waterways during the winter and

Canada to build 18 more Coast Guard vessels

Canada is to invest up to C$15.7 billion (about US$11.7 billion) to add up to 18 new large ships to the Canadian Coast Guard fleet. The ships will be built at the

Seaspan Shipyards cuts steel for first Joint Support Ship

JUNE 16, 2018 — Joined by representatives from industry and government, including Canada’s Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan, Seaspan Shipyards and its shipbuilding partners yesterday celebrated the start of construction at Vancouver

U.S., Canada regulatory policy reform high on ‘wish list’

JANUARY 18, 2018—The Chamber of Marine Commerce would like to keep the economic recovery ball rolling on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway in 2018. In order to continue the economic recovery seen in

Canada adds another LNG-fueled ferry

JUNE 14, 2017—While the U.S. has yet to add an LNG-fueled ferry to its fleet, Canada continues to build its credentials. The latest is the Salish Raven, the third of three dual