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1.Local MP Hates the port..
the Feds reject port funding request for expansion.
2.Local MP Hates the port
Here is what i had to say in the herald
3.Local MP Hates the Port.
CBC Follows up. apparently it was a 500million ask that was rejected, however the port is still borrowing money to expand pier 41/42
4.This week in the Herald.
This week I talk about the shipyard, the competition for repair work, and how they may have shot themselves in the foot.
5. Ships Stay Here, and 1 more ship to start here?
from the Ottawa Citizen – Irving is hoping to keep all the Halifax Class repair work, and wants to build a 7th AOPS? the feds have contracted for 5, with incentives to lead to a 6th. Also Council has given its support to the Shipyard workers.
6.ABCO to build Landing Craft for AOPS
NS Built small boats will be carried on the new AOPS. the Baots will be built in Lunenburg.
1. Bad Seamanship
With the use of a boat rope, this accident could of been avoided
— sting rae ⚓️🇬🇧⚓️🇬🇧⚓️🇬🇧 (@stingrae1985) October 12, 2018
Oct 16, 1970 – CSS Hudson returned to Halifax, completing the first circumnavigation of the Americas
Oct 14, 1942 – SS Caribou torpedoed by U69 in the Cabot Strait. The Newfoundland ferry was traveling from Sydney to Port Aux Basques. 101 survivors, 137 passengers and crew are killed.
Oct 12, 1492 – Christopher Columbus sights his first landfall in the Americas at 2:00 am.
Oct 11, 1963 – HMCS Haida is paid off
Oct 11, 1942 – RCMP St. Roch entered halifax harbour, becoming the first vessel to transit the north west passage west to east.