Innovators: Press Releases

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RUTTER sigma S6 SELECTED FOR FIRST VESSEL TO COMPLY WITH IMO POLAR CODE

by Barry Snow on April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016
 
Rutter Inc. is pleased to announce that Viking Ice Consultancy selected the sigma S6 Ice Navigator™ system for installation on the Magne Viking, the first vessel to comply with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Polar Code approved by DNV GL. This is a significant achievement for both companies to ensure safety and compliance while in operating in the Arctic.
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CCA Releases Report - Commercial Marine Shipping Accidents: Understanding the Risks in Canada

by Barry Snow on April 28, 2016

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) released a new workshop report,  Read more.

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GENOA DESIGN LANDS MAJOR CONTRACT AND PREPARES TO HIRE 75 NEW EMPLOYEES

by Barry Snow on June 28, 2015

A local member of the OceansAdvance Cluster has been awarded a major contract designing ships for the Canadian government.   Genoa Design International, based in Mount Pearl, employs 25 people and is expected to expand to 100 by the end of the year.   Read more.

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Irving Shipbuilding Inc. Partners with MEOPAR, Provides $1 Million to Ocean Research

by Barry Snow on June 23, 2015

  Irving Shipbuilding is partnering with MEOPAR to provide $1 million for oceans research in Canada.   Irving Shipbuilding’s funding is pursuant to its Value Proposition obligation under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, whereby Irving Shipbuilding is committed to spending 0.5% of contract revenues with the aim of creating a sustainable marine industry across Canada.    Read more.