Tag Archives: Canadian Coast Guard

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

18 Nov

Further to this post, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2 it now looks like the company (website here) has a real opening; Lord knows t…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

Mark Collins – Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

26 Oct

Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

Source: Mark Collins – Canada Now Has a “National Fisheries Intelligence Service”

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 – RCN, Canadian Coast Guard: Big Changes for Government’s Shipbuilding “Strategy”?

4 Oct

Further to this post and the comment, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2  some leaking is going on about what would be a major shake-u…

Source: Mark Collins – RCN, Canadian Coast Guard: Big Changes for Government’s Shipbuilding “Strategy”?

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2

27 Jul

Further to this post with lots of detail on the pitch and in which I wrote… … The CCG could certainly use a new polar icebreaker before 2022 and the other vessels Davie has been put for…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

1 Jun

Further to this post, lets look at operational consequences of years of neglecting a core federal government function, via the CBC: Canadian at-sea patrols and inspections of foreign fishing vessel…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down, Part 2

Mark Collins – Non-Combat Vessels for Coast Guard, RCN: The Curse of the Seaspan Vancouver

6 May

Further to these posts, Seaspan Building Joint Support Ships for RCN: No Smooth Sailing Canadian Coast Guard Going Down [note further links at post] we now learn of some significant federal largess…

Source: Mark Collins – Non-Combat Vessels for Coast Guard, RCN: The Curse of the Seaspan Vancouver

Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down

5 Apr

Our politicians and media largely ignore–unlike their constant focus on military procurements–our mostly silent (civilian) service, to its great detriment. Now the awful facts described…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Coast Guard Going Down

Mark Collins – Bell Rung: All 15 Canadian Coast Guard Light Helos Delivered

15 Mar

Further to this May 2014 post, Bell Rings Loud for New CCG Light Chopper–How Convenient the project has been done in, by Canadian standards miraculously short time and, even though the contract was…

Source: Mark Collins – Bell Rung: All 15 Canadian Coast Guard Light Helos Delivered

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