Oil Successfully Removed from Manolis L
(Above Photo) The Tidewater Enabler offloading the oil removed from the Manolis L.
Coast Guard Will Continue to Monitor Wreck Site
After sitting on the seafloor for 33 years, the oil has finally been removed from the sunken paper carrier Manolis L.
The Canadian Coast Guard announced on Sept. 8 that oil recovery operations by Ardent Global LLC had been successful and were now complete.
Ardent Global LLC, the company that raised and salvaged the ill-fated Costa Concordia ...
Group’s Spirits Raised on Shipwreck Issue
Coast Guard Recommends Manolis L Oil Removal Following Technical Assessment
The shipwrecked tanker Manolis L has given up its innermost secrets after lying on the sea bottom in Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland, for 36 years.
Armed with knowledge of how much oil remains in the wreck’s cargo tanks following a detailed technical assessment, the Canadian Coast Guard is recommending to the federal government that potential environment-damaging oil be removed from the wreck as soon as the operation ...
Update on Fogo Island – Change Islands Ferry Service
The Department of Transportation and Works advises that the MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor began providing passenger and vehicle service to travellers to Fogo Island and Change Islands at approximately 7 a.m. today (Wednesday, February 3), while repairs to the MV Veteran are ongoing.
The MV Capt. Earl W. Winsor will operate on the winter schedule and will remain operational until the MV Veteran returns from St. John’s where repairs will be made. A timeline for the MV Veteran’s return to service ...
UPDATE: MV Veteran Arrives in Province
The newest addition to Newfoundland and Labrador’s ferry fleet is finally in the province’s waters.
The MV Veteran is a 14-knot, 80-metre ice class ferry and has a capacity to carry 200 passengers and 60 vehicles. The ferry is currently tied up in St. John’s harbour.
The MV Veteran is making steady progress toward Newfoundland and Labrador and is currently located approximately 100 nautical miles north east of St. John’s.
The vessel will conduct a sail ...
The Canadian Coast Guard to Explore Long-term Solutions for Manolis L
Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the Canadian Coast Guard is requesting information from businesses that specialize in marine salvage to execute an in-depth technical assessment of the Manolis L.
An in-depth technical assessment will provide detailed information on the status of the hull and identify locations and amounts of oil that may be contained within the wreck. In addition, the technical assessment will outline other operational challenges that will ...
Federal Government Announces Projects to Improve Safety and Working Conditions for Harbour Users
Senator David Wells, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest in improvement projects at three Newfoundland and Labrador small craft harbours.
This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbour users.
This investment of up to $3.17 million will enable the following projects to be undertaken over the next two years:
Flatrock – reinforcement of the ...