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North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show 2016

Record-Breaking Attendance at Fifth Anniversary Edition of Commercial Marine Event The fifth edition of the North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show took place November 18 and 19 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Held biennially, the 2016 edition of this all-encompassing commercial marine event featured more than 100 exhibitors with boats, engines, electronics, supplies, safety gear, fish processing equipment and services for commercial fishermen and other workboats. “...

Contract Awarded for St. John’s Harbour Dredging

The federal government announced today that a $4-million contract has been awarded for harbourside improvements at the Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Headquarters in St. John’s. Bottom sediments near the dock will be removed providing greater water depth. This will allow for the Coast Guard’s larger vessels to dock at the wharf adjacent to the headquarters building instead of being restricted to the North side of St. John’s Harbour. Approximately one metre of dredging will be done in 90 ...

St. John’s Maritime Rescue Sub-centre to Re-open

Above photo: Both federal and provincial politicians were out in force for the announcement to re-open the St. John’s MRSC. Announcement Part of Broad Federal $1.5-Billion National Oceans Protection Plan Federal Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard Dominic LeBlanc explained that re-opening the St. John’s Maritime Rescue Sub-centre was not only the confirmation of the election promise the Liberals made during the 2015 election campaign, but was a key part of ...

Record-Breaking Attendance at Fifth Anniversary Edition of Commercial Marine Event

The fifth edition of the North Atlantic Fish & Workboat Show took place this past Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19 at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Held biennially, the 2016 edition of this all-encompassing commercial marine event featured more than 100 exhibitors with boats, engines, electronics, supplies, safety gear, fish processing equipment and services for commercial fishermen and other workboats. “This was definitely the strongest event in the history ...

St. John’s Hosting Major Aquaculture Conference

The largest aquaculture conference and trade show in recent Canadian history is taking place at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador September 18-21. This year’s national conference themed “Aquaculture – Leading Sustainable Food Production” is a joint venture between The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) and the Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC). This isn’t the first time the two organizations have co-hosted conferences but this year ...

The Port of St. John’s

Local Photographer Captures Images of Iconic Harbour Photos by David Greening

St. John’s Dockyard Awarded Refit and Maintenance of Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley

The Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement vand the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced today that a $3.6-million contract has been awarded to Newdock – St. John’s Dockyard Ltd., for important refit and maintenance work on the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCSG) Samuel Risley. The CCGS Samuel Risley is an icebreaker and buoy tender based in Parry Sound, Ontario, normally operating in the Great ...

Water Still Muddy on Sub-Centre Issue: Government Considering Options for St. John’s Role in Search and Rescue Co-ordination

It appeared to be full steam ahead for those onboard when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s mandate letter last fall to Fisheries and Oceans Minister Hunter Tootoo directed him, as a priority, to re-open the maritime rescue sub-centre in St. John’s and the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base in Vancouver. It was a follow-up on a campaign promise prior to the last federal election to reverse a decision by the previous Conservative government to close those facilities. But while the engines have ...