Tag Archives: Arctic

Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

12 Dec

The story: Federal shipbuilding program suffers delays Reports reveal construction of supply ships, polar icebreak is behind schedule. The federal shipbuilding program has hit another setback, as g…

Source: Mark Collins – Seaspan at Work: RCN JSSs Still Sliding Right (CCG icebreaker not for now)

Mark Collins – The Bear and the North American Arctic: Not Really to Worry (for now)

13 Oct

Further to this 2015 post, Arctic Tensions Not Really About the Region but Relations With Russia No Need For Hoo-Hah Over the Bear and Arctic Waters some sensible words from an American at War on t…

Source: Mark Collins – The Bear and the North American Arctic: Not Really to Worry (for now)

Mark Collins – RADARSAT Constellation: New Canadian Satellites and Maritime, Arctic Surveillance, Part 2

20 Jun

Further to this post, a contract is awarded for what should be a very useful system–note capability to support Canadian Forces abroad: MDA gets $4.5-M contract in space-based maritime surveil…

Source: Mark Collins – RADARSAT Constellation: New Canadian Satellites and Maritime, Arctic Surveillance, Part 2

Mark Collins – No Need For Hoo-Hah Over the Bear and Arctic Waters

20 Apr

And were not talking about the status of the polar type (more here)–further to this post, Arctic Tensions Not Really About the Region but Relations With Russia there’s a lot of good sen…

Source: Mark Collins – No Need For Hoo-Hah Over the Bear and Arctic Waters

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Acquisitions Sliding Right

13 Mar

Quelle sinking feeling surprise!  Here are the current best guesses (hah!) of our government–FY 2015-16’s are here.  Delivery of the one Offshore Oceanographic Science Vessel had been s…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Vessel Acquisitions Sliding Right

Mark Collins – No Tankers off Northern B.C.? Our New Government Provoking Fight With U.S.?

22 Nov

Source: Mark Collins – No Tankers off Northern B.C.? Our New Government Provoking Fight With U.S.?

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Gets Cabinet Recognition–Mean Anything?

5 Nov

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Gets Cabinet Recognition–Mean Anything?