CSL Birchglen was pulled out of the Novadock this morning porting freshly painted in CSL Colors. In her place, CSL Oakglen went in, probably for similar work – though HMCS Preserver is Due to enter Nova Dock April 1, so the stay will likely be short.
(ok well 2 weeks worth this week)
ZIM Luandafresh from the builders visited halifax this past week.
Cyclone testing comes to Halifax
Sea King replacement placed on deck of HMCS Montreal
Locked In for Growth
With New Panama Canal Locks Opening Soon,right now only Norfolk, Va., Charleston, S.C., and Halifax, Nova Scotia, have the 50-foot-plus channel depth to accommodate the 12,500-TEU ships that will be able to transit the new locks
Montreal, Halifax Turn the Corner
The pace of decline in container volume slowed at Montreal, and throughput even turned up late in the year at Halifax, pointing to a gradual recovery in the year ahead.
Tall ships, deep pockets
Festival visitors dropped $32.8m into province’s economy in 2009
HMS Ark Royal is new Royal Navy Fleet FlagshipAnd will visit Halifax after easter.
Interested in buying a used tall ship? MV Caledonia is up for sale by Creditors.
Port Authority news:
Port: Cargo slowdown won’t soon improve
Earthquake in Haiti dominated the news. Here are some of the stories of the Canadian Navy’s work there.
Navy ships leave Halifax for Haiti
Navy ships arrive off Haiti
Sailors brace for sad duties
Canadian sailors find massive destruction in Haitian city
Canadian sailors continue relief work
Marine group set to announce shipping development todayThe marine group promoting the dredging of Sydney harbour and construction of a container terminal has scheduled an announcment unprecedented in the history of the ports of Sydney and entirely unique to the international shipping industry
Pollster: Fix up Halifax port By tearing it down?