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Miawpukek First Nation Diversifying Fisheries Opportunities

State-of-the-Art Vessel Providing Aquaculture Net Cleaning Services Aunt Mali would be proud. She is the namesake of the new, state-of-the-art aquaculture support vessel built and configured to do in-situ net cleaning service for the aquaculture industry by Miawpukek First Nation (MFN)’s Netukulink Fisheries on Newfoundland’s south coast. Aunt Mali “was an elder in the community that’s no longer with us, but that name, it felt very fitting because Aunt Mali was the mother, the ...

MV Legionnaire Arrives in St. John’s

The new Bell Island ferry has finally made landfall in Newfoundland. The 80.9-metre MV Legionnaire recently docked in St. John’s harbour and is the second of the two Ro-Pax ferries built by Damen Shipyards Group for the government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The launch and naming ceremony of the vessel was held at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, in July 2015. The first of the two vessels, MV Veteran, was launched in April 2015. MV Legionnaire is named in honour of the Newfoundlan...

NL Government Provides Update on Arrival of MV Legionnaire

Construction of the MV Legionnaire, the Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest 80-metre ice class ferry, is complete. The vessel is docked in Romania and will enter service when enhancements to the wharves at Bell Island and Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s are concluded. “Significant upgrades to infrastructure are required to prepare the wharves at Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s and Bell Island for the MV Legionnaire and this work is progressing. When the construction season begins again in ...

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. Previous Story: 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 ...

Clearwater Unveils Latest Addition to Clam Fleet

Clearwater Seafoods recently welcomed the Belle Carnell into its fleet of clam vessels in St. John’s. “The Belle Carnell represents the single-largest vessel investment in Clearwater’s history and is a testament to our dedication to the fishery, the region and sustainable seafood excellence,” said Ian Smith, CEO, Clearwater Seafoods. “This vessel will positively impact the economy across Atlantic Canada, creating 70 new well-paying, year-round jobs in our fleet and grow our 52-week ...

Clearwater Unveils Latest Addition to Clam Fleet

Clearwater Seafoods welcomed the Belle Carnell into its fleet of clam vessels today in St. John's. "The Belle Carnell represents the single-largest vessel investment in Clearwater's history and is a testament to our dedication to the fishery, the region and sustainable seafood excellence," said Ian Smith, CEO, Clearwater Seafoods. "This vessel will positively impact the economy across Atlantic Canada, creating 70 new well-paying, year-round jobs in our fleet and grow our 52-week process...