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    Port of Halifax: Bigger vessels, more cargo, more work, more jobs

    Bigger vessels, increasing cargo tonnages and more containers are adding up to busy times at the port of Halifax. Both container terminals ...

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    A warming Arctic – Canada’s need for Marine Response

    K. Joseph Spears The summer of 2017 has seen the Arctic continuing to warm with sea-ice diminishing by both extent and ...

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    Project Resolve resolving a Canadian naval capability gap

    K. Joseph Spears Canada’s Navy was founded in 1910 and has a long and illustrious history through two world wars, the ...

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    Temperature-controlled cargo of key importance to Port of Halifax

    Looking out at a modern containerized cargo terminal, an image that jumps out immediately is the wide range of colours. The boxes come in a wide range of colours – bright red, navy blue, several shades of orange – but it’s the white boxes that signify a very specific type of cargo and that is ...

    After years of hard work and firm convictions, Turbo Expert Québec is on solid footings

    By Mark Cardwell Diesel mechanic Yves Grondin says most of his friends, family members and work colleagues thought he was crazy in 1996 when he quit his well-paying job as a fuel injection and turbocharger expert with the now- defunct diesel Division of United Auto Parts in his hometown of Quebec C ...

    Defending Canada’s Arctic in the 21st century – a review of Strong Secure Engaged, Canada’s new Defence Policy

    K. Joseph Spears The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a Defence Policy Review in 2016. This was to be the first review of Canada’s Defence policy in many years, with the most recent white paper on Defence published in 1994. The review sought the input of Canadians in an exten ...

    Halifax Port Days always a venue for problem-solving discussion

    Delving into deep discussions on marine trade can spark many thoughts and ideas on how to make ports more efficient and thus more competitive. During Halifax Port Days, expert panel discussions have become a highly anticipated part of the event’s agenda with participation not only from highly resp ...
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  • Cruise industry of crucial importance to Halifax

    As owner of Ambassatours Gray Line, Murphy’s Restaurant, Harbour Hopper and other charter vessels, Dennis Campbell kno ...

    Finland: breaking ice and leading international scientific cooperation in the Arctic

    K. Joseph Spears In true “can do” Finnish fashion, Finland combined celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its in ...

    Integration and improvements to Web information creates greater utility to users

    Halifax Port Authority (HPA) has launched a new Port of Halifax website that has made looking for information on cargo a ...

    Nova Scotia pulling together to train women and minorities for non-traditional careers in shipbuilding

    By Tom Peters Irving Shipbuilding’s Centre of Excellence (CEC), in partnership with Nova Scotia Community College (NS ...

    Common Structural Rules software allows ship designers to quickly assess designs

    By Mark Cardwell A new software upgrade that simplifies compliance with existing and future (International Association ...

    Halifax Port Days always a venue for problem-solving discussion

    Delving into deep discussions on marine trade can spark many thoughts and ideas on how to make ports more efficient and ...
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