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Two Senators Introduce Cabotage Waiver for Alaskan Cruise Season

The Maritime Executive 08 Mar 2021
cabotage requirements for cruise ships operating between Washington State and Alaska ... Due to COVID-19, Canada has extended its ban on large cruise ships until February 2022, removing port calls in Vancouver or Victoria from the itinerary for any cruise line.
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BONOKOSKI: Yikes! Aides scramble to cover for 'misleading' PM

Toronto Sun 04 Mar 2021
There are blunter things for an aide to write or utter, of course, and you can likely hear the courser language running through your brain ... Try refreshing your browser, or ... “On Saturday, a ship carrying 160,000 litres of hand sanitizer arrived in Vancouver and we’re expecting seven more ships with hand sanitizer in the coming days,” he added ... Nope ... .
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$105-million container port expansion seen as boost for Vancouver Island (Business)

Castanet 01 Mar 2021
A $105-million public-private expansion of Nanaimo's Duke Point Terminal is being touted as the key to opening up Vancouver Island to more container shipping and to enhance its ability to send barge shipments to Vancouver ... Container ships would dock at Duke Point and their ...
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Navy and coast guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays

Castanet 26 Feb 2021
To that end, nearly a decade after the strategy was launched, the auditor said the government did not know if the two shipyards in Halifax and Vancouver had even reached a state where they “met international ship-construction standards to enable efficient ship production.”.
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Waiver Proposed to Permit Large Ships to Sail to Alaska in 2021

The Maritime Executive 26 Feb 2021
The action put in jeopardy most of the Alaska cruise season as the large cruise ships either depart from Vancouver or when they sail from Seattle they are required under the U.S.’s Passenger Vessel Services Act to stop at a foreign port of call while transporting American citizens between U.S.
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Navy and Coast Guard's shipbuilding plan plagued by delays, auditor general says

North Shore News 25 Feb 2021
... ships are docked for repairs ... Nearly a decade after it was launched, the auditor said the government did not know if the two shipyards in Halifax and Vancouver had even reached a state where they “met international ship-construction standards to enable efficient ship production.”.
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Wavier Proposed to Permit Large Ships to Sail to Alaska in 2021

The Maritime Executive 25 Feb 2021
The action put in jeopardy most of the Alaska cruise season as the large cruise ships either depart from Vancouver or when they sail from Seattle they are required under the U.S.’s Passenger Vessel Services Act to stop at a foreign port of call while transporting American citizens between U.S.
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Cost of Coast Guard ship nears $1B as questions mount over federal shipbuilding plan

Toronto Sun 21 Feb 2021
The federal procurement department revealed the new $966-million price tag for the science vessel on Friday, quietly posting the new cost online on the same day it officially awarded Vancouver-based Seaspan Shipyards a contract to build the ship ... Guard has an ocean research ship.
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Canadian Cruise Ship Ban Flattens Alaska Tourism Prospects

Voa News 18 Feb 2021
This means Alaska-bound cruise ships must embark from Canada or stop at a Canadian port like Vancouver ... The Canadian city of Vancouver is the main starting point for most ships heading to ports of call in Alaska, with nearby Seattle providing competition ... Tourism Vancouver, the ...
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Ship dismantling work ordered stopped in Fraser River

North Shore News 12 Feb 2021
BC Supreme Court has issued an injunction to keep a company from dismantling old ships in the Fraser River.  ... “At no time did the Mountain defendants have authorization from VFPA [Vancouver Fraser Port Authority] to set up a ship breaking business in the water lot.” ... Mountain began dismantling and deconstructing old ships on the lot.
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Treetop sensors help Indonesia eavesdrop on forests to curb illegal logging

Straits Times 11 Feb 2021
Over the next five or six years, White hopes to install tens of thousands of these audio sensors in forests around the world ... Crackdown on logging ... As well as tracking forest sounds, White's technology is also listening out for whales wandering into Vancouver's shipping lanes and gunshots in a Greek national park to stop hunting ... ....

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