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PFDs: A Regulatory Disconnect

On September 5, 2015, the fishing vessel Caledonian capsized 20 nautical miles west of Nootka ...

The Twine Loft - May 2019

Passed On: Robert Comeau – Meteghan Centre, N.S. machinist Comeau, 86, passed away on March 3 at ...

On the Waterfront - May 2019

Bayfield Fishing Accident Claims Two Lives The Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation in Nova Scotia is in ...

Fishermen Appear to be Onboard with New TC Safety Regulations

Transport Canada says there is a stable compliance rate within the fishing industry with the ...

When You’re in Peril on the High Seas — What Happens Behind the Scenes?

Above: A Canadian Armed Forces CH-149 Cormorant helicopter conducts the rescue of a four-person ...

Risks and Risk Management

Fishing vessels are places of work. But they present safety hazards unlike those of most other ...

N.S. Fisheries, Trucking Safety Associations Partner on New Initiative

The Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia (FSANS) and the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety ...

Third Time Unlucky - Part II

Boat repairs created problems for fishing skipper Kenneth Hickey in 2015. His 45-foot vessel DSL ...

Student-Designed Lifejacket With Built-in Tracking System Unveiled

A draft prototype of a smart lifejacket designed for people working in the marine industry was ...

Vessel Stability Analysis, Guidelines and Procedures

A stability analysis is one of the best procedures owners and operators of fishing vessels can ...

Abandoned and Wrecked Boats A Marine Hazard

The federal government estimates there are more than 600 abandoned vessels, ranging from commercial ...

Protecting Atlantic Canada’s Waters

Maritime Safety and the Marine Environment Get a Major Boost from the Oceans Protection Plan Can...

Fishermen Relieved as N.L. Snow Crab Quota Only Cut by Nine Per Cent

Positive News Continues as Gulf Fishery TAC Gets Major Boost and Prices Increase In the wake of ...

Positive News for Northern Cod

DFO Reports 2J3KL Spawning Stock Biomass Improves to 48 Per Cent of Limit Reference Point After a ...
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