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1.Lifeboats head west
Irving Equipment and Atlantic Towing work together to load out two Search and Rescue boats onto Atlantic Towing’s Atlantic Raven! pic.twitter.com/TAwIpZVjU6
— J.D. Irving, Limited (@jdirvinglimited) November 8, 2018
2. Openhydro continues
3. BP doesnt find oil.
BPs partner has announced in a filing that commercial quantities of oil were not found in its drilling program. Shell returned their leases, presumably after not finding anything either.
4.Vidar Viking finished.
Davie announced the completion of the first ship, However with the first ship complete, Canadian Press is reporting Davie and Federal fleet have delivered on time, but not on Budget, with the costs of the project increasing by 217 million.
The ex-Vidar Viking, to be renamed, was floated out of Davie’s Champlain Drydock this morning. When she is handed over to the @CoastGuardCAN at the end of the month, it will be the first new Polar Icebreaker to enter the fleet in decades. pic.twitter.com/7haptPo0nQ
— Davie Shipbuilding (@chantierdavie) November 13, 2018
5.Open House Saturday
6. Job Fare – Be a SeaFarer
Want to be A Seafarer? Attend SIU’s job fair tonight.
While we’re in a video uploading mood, here’s a timelapse of our arrival into Halifax. Both videos come courtesy of our deck apprentice. #royaltweetauxiliary #rfatidespring #canada pic.twitter.com/06plUhgPxO
— RFA Tidespring (@RFATidespring) October 30, 2018
Nov 13 1915 – Barque Calburga floundered in heavy weather off Strumbel Head, Wales, while carrying timber from Halifax.
Nov 12, 1928 – The Lamport and Holt Lines passenger ship Vestris sank in the Atlantic after being swamped by two huge waves.
Nov 11, 1976 – HMCS ALGONQUIN assists fisheries protection vessel Chebucto in arresting two Cuban fishing vessels suspected of illegal fishing in the Halifax approaches
Nov 10, 1813 – The warship Atalanta was wrecked near Halifax Harbour. The ship sank in only twelve minutes but the entire crew were saved.
Nov 8, 1728 – Captain James Cook Born on this day. He spent his early career in Canada https://blog.halifaxshippingnews.ca/2013/02/captain-james-cook.html