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1.man leaps from ferry, arrested naked in woman’s house
CBC reports on a man who released a life raft, jumped overboard, and swam for shore from a B.C ferry.
2.ZIM still hanging on
in an era of aliances, zim is still going it alone, and still loosing a ton of money. The Loadstar reveals ZIM‘s future prospects
3. The Acadia is rusting
CSS Acadia, the only ship still afloat to survive the Halifax Explosion, and serve in both world wars is in danger of sinking. Her hull has rusted through, and her below decks are full of Mold. See also Global, and the Herald
4.Plastic in the ocean
CBC Reports that there is alot of it, and its really small.
5.Sunken Whale Ship found
the RCGS found a Scottish whaling ship that sunk in 1903. the discovery was made Aug 31, from the Adkelmelik Sergey Villow – the other vessel working for One Ocean in the Arctic.
6.CMA-CGM Cuts Container rates.
sending a container around the world is cheap. it just got cheaper.
7. Cruise Issues.
it was a bad weekend for cruise ships, with weather, mechanical and MOB issues.
Officially announcing Nova Scotia Expedition. We’ll be heading to Canada for the first time ever to tag white sharks. This epic trip will be our 33rd expedition. pic.twitter.com/4fpa04qoOZ
— OCEARCH (@OCEARCH) September 9, 2018
Sept 11 1944 -HMCS Hespeler and HMCS Dunver sank U-484
Sept 11, 1942 -HMCS Charlottetown sunk by U-517 off Cap Chat PQ.
Sept 10 1941- HMCS Chambly and HMCS Moose Jaw sank U-501 – the first sub sunk by Canadians in the war.
Sept 9 1920 – the whale ship Charles W. Morgan set sail on her last voyage. she as preserved and restored and is now atMystic Seaport.
Sept 7 1891- the first bridge across the harbour washes away in a hurricane.
Sept 6,1620 – the Mayflower departs England for the new world.