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Princess of Acadia Grounded

There are reports around that the Princes of Acadia Ferry has Grounded. marine traffic shows her having departed St John, so the incident likely occurred on the Digby side.

 UPDATE: The ferry apparently lost power and drifted into shallow water approaching the dock in Digby. Power has been restored, There is no water ingress, and the vessel is afloat.

UPDATE: Photo above JONATHAN RILEY PHOTO (NovaNewsNow Story)

UPDATE: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Digby, Nova Scotia where the vessel Princess of Acadia lost power and ran aground while approaching the wharf. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

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Halifax Shipping News began in 2008 as a blog called The Armchair Captain. The idea behind it came when I would become curious about the comings and goings in the harbour, and research to find their source. I figured if I was wondering, others would be as well, and so I would blog about them. 5+ years later, here we are. This blog is written by Peter Ziobrowski. Peter is a Senior IT System Architect, and holds a BA in the History & Theory of Architecture,as well as diplomas in Computer System Technology and Information System Security. His personal site can be found at http://www.ziobrowski.net. Peter is available for media interviews on local Maritime issues. He also holds a large collection of photos of shipping subjects from Halifax suitable for publication. You can contact him directly via email at peter@halifaxshippingnews.ca.

 

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