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1.More Container ports for NS.
Probably a bad idea says ACOA funded Study.
2. HMCS Sackville work period
The CBC reports that Sackvilles Work period is now going to run into next year – I suppose thats not surprising for a ship that was only built to last the war, and is now gong on 80 years old.
3.Stolen Car Exports
Stolen Cars are exported to africa in shipping containers, from the Ports of Montreal, Vancouver and Halifax. Montreal Police are not interested in investigating the thefts when suspicious car exports are reported by CBSA.
HMCS Moncton departed Halifax for a summer Great Lakes tour on July 9
5. Seakings get Paint Job – Head West.
Some Seaking’s have been identified and painted in their original paint scheme for museum use once retired. The helicopters are moving west, as 423 Squadron at shearwater is now only flying Cyclones.
Offshore facilities have been evacuated, and Drill Rig West Aquarius has disconnected.
1. Tall Ships
The Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry Arrived in Lunenburg last weekend. She sailed Tuesday for For Boston.
2. Halterm from a crane.
From earlier pic.twitter.com/ONPJ0fPV2k
— Brendan (@Mr_Crane_hfx) July 7, 2018
Last week in History
July 12 1771 – Lieutenant James Cook returned to England after his first voyage of exploration in the Pacific aboard Endeavour.
July 10 1970 – The MacKay Bridge opens to traffic.
July 8 1913 – CSS Acadia arrives in Halifax for the first time.
July 6 1943 – the tug Erg was rammed by a freighter and sank, with the loss of 19 lives. – She was Salvaged, and later re-sunk in the bedford basin.
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