Demand Has Never Been Stronger for Maritime Boatbuilders
Need for More Skilled Workers is an Ongoing Challenge
Above: Workers at Provincial Boat and Marine Ltd. in Kensington, P.E.I. put the skin coat of fibreglass on a hull mould. Contributed photo
Boatyards throughout the Maritimes are being kept busy with new boat construction, as well as refit, repair and service work.
“The industry has never been busier, said Jay Campbell, spokesman for Provincial Boat and Marine Ltd. in Kensington, P.E.I. “In our over 45 years of ...
N.S. Minister’s Conference Partnering with Aquaculture Association
With a lineup of nearly 100 speakers and a program full of industry topics, the 22nd annual Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister’s Conference, being held Feb. 25–27 in Halifax, is on course to be the largest yet.
New this year, the Minister’s Conference is being held in partnership with the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia’s (AANS) SeaFarmer’s Conference to co-host “the largest fisheries and aquaculture conference in Canada,” said Scott Samson, ...
Atlantic Canada Seafood Being Showcased in Boston and Brussels
Above: The busy show floor at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America.
Dozens of Atlantic Canadian seafood companies will be showcasing their wares and making connections this spring at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) in Boston from March 15 to 17 and the Global Seafood Exposition (GSE) in Brussels, Belgium from April 21 to 23.
The Atlantic Canada seafood industry, in partnership with their provincial governments, has a long history of participating in SENA, said Abigail McCarthy, ...
Fish Canada Workboat Canada Attendance Breaks Record
Atlantic Canada Marine Industries Hall of Fame Welcomes Three New Inductees
Above: Laurence Cook's award was accepted by his daughters Allyson and Hannah, left, and friend Melanie Sonnenberg.
Big crowds were the name of the game for Canada’s largest commercial marine event — Fish Canada Workboat Canada, held Jan. 24–25 in Moncton.
A record total of 7,237 attendees made it out over the show’s two days, with a mix of professionals from fisheries, aquaculture, workboat operati...