National shipbuilding strategy comes to aid of Canadian shipbuilding industry

The National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS) has provided a strong boost to Canada’s maritime industry. A few weeks back the shipbuilding company Seaspan Shipyards celebrated the first cut of steel for the new Joint Support Ships (JSS) to be built for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). The ceremony held at Vancouver Shipyards creates an important benchmark by enabling Canada to build its own ships. Continue Reading

What’s Fishy In Canada: Understanding the Fish Economy

Canada is the proud owner of the world’s longest coastline stretching over a whopping 243,000 km. These waters bring almost 21,000 international ships to the ports of Canada carrying goods and passengers alike. Given the level of importance that marine commerce poses in a country like Canada, they are the founders of the International Maritime Organization. Continue Reading