Georges Island National Historic Site in Halifax Partially Opened

August 6, 2020 – Situated in the heart of the Port of Halifax lies Georges Island, a national historic site that reflects the rich and varied heritage of Canada. Today MP Andy Fillmore, MLA Geoff MacLellan and Develop Nova Scotia’s Jennifer Angel announced that for the first time in generations, Georges Island will be partially opened to visitors starting on…

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PCU Harry DeWolf Delivered for 2021 Commissioning

July 31, 2020 – Precommissioning Unit (PCU) Harry DeWolf was delivered today in Halifax. This ships is the first of six Arctic and Ocean Patrol Ships (AOPS) for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and two for the Canadian Coast Guard. The six ships of this class will be the first ships capable of Arctic operations since 1957. Although able to…

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SCHOTTEL Propulsion for New Berthing Tugs

April 2, 2020 – The Royal Canadian Navy has placed an order with the shipyard Ocean Industries Inc. in Quebec for new ship handling tugs equipped with rudderpropellers from SCHOTTEL. Two tugs are to be delivered to the major Canadian naval base in Esquimalt, British Columbia, and two more to the base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Each of the four…

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