Canada

Canada updates, consolidates marine regulations to improve safety

Canada has significantly revised its maritime safety regulations, strengthening emergency notification and situational awareness requirements for more than 23,000 commercial vessels of all types and sizes. Minister of Transport Marc Garneau announced the revisions, published as “Marine Navigation Safety…

Seaway Pilots’ launch built to take on the icy St. Lawrence

The St. Lawrence Seaway Pilots work in some of the harshest conditions imaginable. The pilots’ new launch, Seaway Pilot V, has already shown itself up to the task. Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding of Somerset, Mass., modified its proven Chesapeake-class hull to withstand…