Innovators: Marine Transportation

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CHARTING THE CANADIAN ARCTIC MARINE CORRIDOR

by wade on April 6, 2014

The biggest obstacle to tapping the recoverable oil and gas reserves in the Canadian Arctic – estimated at CA$1 trillion (GB£554 billion) – is the lack of reliable hydrographic charts, according to Karl Kenny, president and CEO of Kraken Sonar Systems in St John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

“Global warming is having an impact,” he said. “The ice is receding. Soon enough, there will be feasible traffic up there in significant amounts, but we haven’t got it mapped.”
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TriNav Fisheries Consultants Inc

March 10, 2014

TriNav Fisheries Consultants Inc. (TFC) is a professional Atlantic Canadian fisheries and business consulting firm.  We offer a network of expertise in the fields of economics, seafood sales and marketing, fisheries development and policy, and marine biology. Read more.

NSERC HELPS DRIVE AWARD-WINNING CANADIAN INNOVATOR IN OFFSHORE SERVICE

by wade on February 22, 2014

 Peter Gifford, President and CEO of ExtremeOcean Innovation
Offshore wind turbines present one of the greatest opportunities to achieve a clean energy future, but the ocean's rough waters and the logistical hurdles of transporting crews and equipment to the turbines present significant challenges Read more.

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DAMEN SHIPYARDS IN ST. JOHN'S TO IDENTIFY VENDORS FOR FERRY CONSTRUCTION

by wade on January 30, 2014

Companies from Newfoundland and Labrador interested in becoming vendors to the international shipyard consortium Damen ShipYards Group, should plan to be in St. John's February 10 - 13. That's when company officials will be in town to meet with potential vendors to discuss opportunities and make company site visits to get a feel for the goods and services available in the provincial shipbuilding and supply sector.   Read more.

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VESSEL REPLACEMENT STRATEGY INVESTS $110 MILLION IN FERRIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

by wade on January 12, 2014

(St. John's, NL: 30 Dec. 2013) In 2013 the Provincial Government committed $110.5 million to build new ferries and improve marine transportation infrastructure within the province.
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