The Canadian Coast Guard station in Clark’s Harbour has a new search and rescue life boat that is larger and faster than its predecessor. The station took delivery of the CCGS Chedabucto Bay earlier this year, replacing the 28-year-old CCGS...
The lack of a formal stability vessel assessment and insufficient information in the vessel operations and safety manual have been identified as two contributing factors in the sinking of the scallop dragger, the Chief William Saulis on Dec. 15,...
Splashes of Safety Celebration Returning in 2022 After a Two-Year Absence   A mobile training unit, a new Safety Equipment and Training Subsidy Program and a mental health and wellness initiative have been rolled out by Fish Safe NS over the...
The preparation is over and Nova Scotia’s two largest lobster fishing areas’ (LFA 33 and LFA 34) captains and crews are now catching the prized crustaceans. For months, fishermen have been fixing gear, getting...
The Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia has a new name and a new mobile training unit that has been put to good use this fall as commercial lobster fisheries in southwestern Nova Scotia gear up for...
Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry was celebrated and recognized at the second annual Splashes of Safety gala at the Westin Hotel in Halifax on Sept. 27. Organized by the Fisheries Safety Association of...
Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry will be celebrated and recognized at the second annual Splashes of Safety gala at the Westin Hotel in Halifax on Sept. 27. Organized by the Fisheries Safety Association...
Transport Canada says there is a stable compliance rate within the fishing industry with the Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations that came into force on July 13, 2017. “Since the regulations came into effect, there has been 2,270...
Between the Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia and Transport Canada, efforts are being made easier for mariners to ensure they are complying with the new federal regulations that came into effect in July 2017. While that...
Safety excellence in the Nova Scotia fishing industry was celebrated at the first annual Splashes of Safety awards dinner and fundraiser on Sept. 28 at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel in Halifax. “It was really well received,” said Matthew Duffy,...
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