Canadia Coast Guard

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Name: Canadia Coast Guard
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Federal Conservatives under fire after 'blind luck' keeps drifting ship afloat

, EDT.OTTAWA - Opposition critics say B.C.'s northern coast dodged a bullet this week when a disabled cargo ship drifted dangerously close to the shores of Haida Gwaii.The Russian-flagged Simushir has been safely towed to Prince Rupert by a commercial ... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Disabled ship safely towed to port

THE CANADIAN PRESSA disabled Russian cargo ship successfully was towed to port in British Columbia for repairs and the rescue operation was declared officially over yesterday.Now the debate begins.In the end, the Simushir was secured. But with a battle ... [Published Fort Frances Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Malaspina Crew Helps In Canada Rescue Effort

The crew of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Malaspina participated in a weekend rescue effort in Canadian waters.Download AudioAlaska Department of Transportation Spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said the distress call came in at around 1:30 a.m. Saturday ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

MP Joyce Murray holds government to account after cargo ship accident

Ms. Joyce Murray (Vancouver Quadra, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, the Coast Guard took more than 20 hours to reach the Russian cargo ship drifting in heavy seas right off the coast of Haida Gwaii. The Haida chief himself noted it was only luck that prevented a ... [Published Joyce Murray - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 6 reports

Questions remain after broken cargo ship towed to B.C. coast

A broken Russian cargo ship that was adrift off the B.C. coast is now docked in Prince Rupert, but questions are being raised over how the ship was rescued.The container ship Simushir was en route to Russia from Washington State when it lost power on ... [Published CTV News - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Statement by the Commander of Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Lieutenant General Jonathan Vance, Commander of Canadian Joint Operations Command, made the following statement today regarding the Search and Rescue (SAR) operation that occurred off the west coast of Haida Gwaii:I would like to thank ... [Published Government of Canada - 14 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman recuperating after Middle Cove cliff rescue

Middle Cove's beach is surrounded by steep cliffs. (Ariana Kelland/CBC)A St. John's woman is in serious condition in hospital after she was rescued from a cliff in Middle Cove on Sunday evening.Family members filed a missing person report after they ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 22 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Russian cargo ship under tow after losing power off British Columbia

04:03 PM The tug Barbara Foss heads for Prince Rupert after securing the fuel-laden shipCourtesy CBC News(VICTORIA, British Columbia) — A Russian cargo ship laden with fuel was under tow late Sunday after losing power off British Columbia, CBC News reported. ... [Published Professional Mariner - 18 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Woman Hospitalized after Fall from Cliff

A St. John's woman remains in hospital being treated for serious injuries after falling from a cliff. The 56-year-old was reported missing yesterday; her vehicle was located by the RNC around 11:30 a.m. at Middle Cove Beach. That's when a full scale search ... [Published VOCM - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Cockroaches, crummy conditions focus of SRO convention

Single Room Occupancy residents got together to discuss housing conditions in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. What hotel was crowned the crummiest? Watch to find out.Now Playing on CBC Radio RefreshCBC Radio OneListen Live Ottawa changeNow Playing:CBC ... [Published CBC - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 16 reports

Russian freighter, adrift off BC, towed to port

A Russian container ship that lost power and was drifting dangerously close to a rocky coast off northern British Columbia, is safe and being towed to port for repairs.The Simushir, en route from Washington State to Russia, was reached by an ocean-going ... [Published Mining.com - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 2 reports

STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER OF FISHERIES AND OCEANS

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea made the following statement today, in response to the ongoing and rescue operation off the coast of Haida Gwaii:"I would like to thank the Canadian Coast Guard and the Canadian Armed Forces for ... [Published Noodls - Oct 19 2014]

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"The private sector provides towing service to the marine industry but we are grateful that the Canadian Coast Guard was able to keep the situation under control, which was in very difficult conditions, until the (U S ) tug arrived from Prince Rupert" said Shea
...The waves off the coast of Haida Gwaii have reportedly been as high as four metres. CBC reports , "Two other vessels, the Canadian Coast Guard vessel Sir Wilfrid Laurier and U S Coast Guard cutter Spar, are standing by to provide assistance, but aren't properly equipped to secure and tow a large ship, [Navy Lt. Cmdr. Desmond] James said."
"Twenty years on, and we're still having the same conversation" Anderson said
...Guard and the Joint Rescue Coordination Center to successfully manage this situation," said Gary Faber, Senior Vice President of Foss Maritime. "At this point, the ship is riding well behind the tug, and the weather and sea conditions are not posing concerns. We expect a steady and uneventful voyage to Prince Rupert."

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Cullen challenges Conservatives’ Enbridge suppo... [Published Nathan Cullen - 4 hours ago]
Disabled ship safely towed to port [Published Fort Frances Times - 5 hours ago]
Malaspina Crew Helps In Canada Rescue Effort [Published Alaskapublic.org - 6 hours ago]
Federal Conservatives under fire after 'blind l... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 10 hours ago]
MP Joyce Murray holds government to account aft... [Published Joyce Murray - 11 hours ago]
Adrift Russian ship raises concerns about North... [Published Council of Canadians - 12 hours ago]
Questions remain after broken cargo ship towed ... [Published CTV News - 14 hours ago]
Statement by the Commander of Canadian Joint Op... [Published Government of Canada - 14 hours ago]
Ship incident raises Pacific coast safety concerns [Published Radio Canada International - 15 hours ago]
Russian cargo ship under tow after losing power... [Published Professional Mariner - 18 hours ago]
Crippled Russian cargo ship reaches port [Published QR77.com - 19 hours ago]
Woman Hospitalized after Fall from Cliff [Published VOCM - 19 hours ago]
Repairs begin for disabled Russian ship as it a... [Published Yahoo! Canada - 19 hours ago]
Repairs begin for disabled Russian ship as it a... [Published Newstalk 1290 CJBK - 19 hours ago]
Incapacitated Russian cargo ship Simushir towed... [Published CBC - 21 hours ago]
Woman recuperating after Middle Cove cliff rescue [Published CBC Hamilton - 22 hours ago]
Ferry Malaspina rescues one as two drown in sin... [Published Juneau Empire - 22 hours ago]
Simushir Under Tow by Barbara Foss [Published Marine Link - 23 hours ago]
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down (Oct. ... [Published Juneau Empire - 23 hours ago]
VIDEO: Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Being Towed ... [Published World Maritime News - Oct 20 2014]
Cockroaches, crummy conditions focus of SRO con... [Published CBC - Oct 20 2014]
Crippled ship heightens tanker safety concerns ... [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 20 2014]
Stricken Russian cargo ship headed to port [Published CBC - Oct 20 2014]
Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Under Tow to Prince... [Published GCaptain - Oct 20 2014]
Russian freighter, adrift off BC, towed to port [Published Mining.com - Oct 20 2014]
Russian cargo ship heading to port [Published CKNW Vancouver News - Oct 20 2014]
Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Under Tow to Prince... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Under Tow to Prince... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
Disabled Russian ship secured, post-mortem on B... [Published CJAD 800 - Oct 19 2014]
Tug towing incapacitated Russian cargo ship exp... [Published CBC Hamilton - Oct 19 2014]
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Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Under Tow to Prince... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
A disabled Russian cargo ship is safely under tow by an American tug following frantic efforts by the Canadian Government this weekend to prevent the ship from going aground along a remote stretch of coastline in British Columbia. As of Sunday, the ...
Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Under Tow to Prince... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 20 2014]
A disabled Russian cargo ship is safely under tow by an American tug following frantic efforts by the Canadian Government this weekend to prevent the ship from going aground along a remote stretch of coastline in British Columbia. As of Sunday, the ...
Russian container ship carrying hundreds of ton... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 18 2014]
PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia — A disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel is adrift again but officials said Saturday there is no immediate risk of it reaching shore, hitting rocks and causing a spill. Royal Canadian Navy ...
Disabled Russian cargo ship laden with tonnes o... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 18 2014]
OLD MASSETT, B.C. — It’s slow going in heavy seas, but a Canadian Coast Guard vessel is continuing to tow a disabled Russian cargo ship away from the rocky shores of British Columbia’s northern coast. The operation began Friday evening when the crew ...
Update: Tow Line Secured to Adrift Cargo Ship O... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 18 2014]
Screengrab taken from video below Update: Overnight the Canadian Coast Guard patrol vessel Gordon Reid successfully secured a tow line to the adrift Russian cargo ship, MV Simushir, west of Haida Gwaii.  According to a statement from the Council ...
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