Contract Awarded for Survey of the Manolis L
An assessment to be conducted this summer of the MV Manolis L, a shipwreck in Notre Dame Bay off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, will inform the development of Canadian Coast Guard plans for the recovery of the vessel’s cargo of an estimated 462 tons of fuel, 60 tons of diesel and removal of the vessel.
The contract valued at $5 million awarded to Resolve Salvage of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was announced today by the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and ...
Scots Bay Herring Surveys Show Promise
The South West Nova herring fishery was once a major industry in the Yarmouth region — it kept five, 1,500-tonne-a-day reduction plants in the area operating, as well as stocked a number of factory freezer trawlers from the defunct U.S.S.R., which paid a regular call each summer to the area.
At that time, during the 1970s, there were 49 herring purse seiners taking part in the fishery — some of them from as far away as British Columbia.
The west coasters were here because their ...
Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance Launches First Trans-Atlantic Mapping Survey
Today, a multinational team of Canadian, European and American ocean mapping experts launch the first trans-Atlantic mapping survey under the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance.
The survey is one of the first projects to be launched by the Alliance, formed in May 2013 following the Galway Statement on Atlantic Ocean Cooperation, whose goals are to join resources of its three signatories to better understand the North Atlantic Ocean and to promote the sustainable management of its resources.