Canadian Coast Guard welcomes final OFSV newbuild

first_img Naida Hakirevic “This is an important milestone in the renewal of the Canadian Coast Guard fleet and represents the first large vessel construction project completed under the National Shipbuilding Strategy. The Government of Canada will continue to work with Seaspan on other important fleet renewal projects,” Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, commented on the occasion. The delivery ceremony took place at Seaspan’s Victoria shipyard on 9 October, in compliance with strict COVID-19 protocols. View post tag: Wartsila Following a transition period for the vessel’s new coast guard commanding officer and crew, the CCGS John Cabot will set sail to its homeport in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, where it will support scientific research, search and rescue operations and environmental response. Last week, Seaspan Shipyards officially delivered CCGS John Cabot, the third offshore fisheries science vessel (OFSV) to the Canadian Coast Guard. Third Canadian Coast Guard OFSV enters water Photo: Seaspan Shipyards View post tag: Seaspan The 63.4-meter-long newbuilding, which was launched in early July this year, will now join its sister ships already in service, CCGS Capt Jacques Cartier, delivered to the coast guard in November 2019, and CCGS Sir John Franklin, delivered in June 2019. In addition to enabling quiet propulsion, the company’s fully integrated solutions also reduce both fuel consumption and emissions, Wärtsilä added. It is planned to begin science missions in April 2021. October 13, 2020, by Canadian Coast Guard welcomes final OFSV newbuild View post tag: CCGS John Cabot Categories: Related Article Back to overview,Home naval-today Canadian Coast Guard welcomes final OFSV newbuild As explained, CCGS John Cabot is the third OFSV delivered by Seaspan Shipyards in the last 15 months and completes the first full class of large vessels under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSS). In a separate statement, Finnish technology group Wärtsilä said it had supplied specialized propulsion solutions for the three OFSVs built by Seaspan. Posted: 9 months ago Vessels Low-noise propulsion is very important for the vessels’ primary mission, which is to carry out fisheries research. As such, Wärtsilä designed the propellers to deliver a high-cavitation inception speed to comply with these low underwater radiated noise requirements. Vessels According to the coast guard, the ships will ensure that Fisheries and Oceans’ scientists are working with the best equipment to conduct their vital work on fishery resources, other marine species and their environments. The OFSVs will also support environmental response and search and rescue operations, helping to ensure marine safety and environmental protection which are also key components of the Government of Canada’s $1.5B Oceans Protection Plan. Wärtsilä’s low-noise propulsion solutions for OFSVs The Wärtsilä scope of supply for each of the three vessels includes the propulsion solution, comprising the custom-designed fixed pitch propeller, the shaft line assembly, plus seals and bearings, and the transverse thruster with e-motor and variable speed drive. View post tag: OFSV Posted: 9 months ago Share this article View post tag: Canadian Coast Guardlast_img read more

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Greensky Bluegrass Kicks Off D.C. Run, Invites Fruition Members For Wood Brothers Cover [Setlist/Watch]

first_imgLast night, Greensky Bluegrass hit Washington, DC for the first of their three nights at the 9:30 Club with friends Fruition. Greensky certainly rose to the occasion, putting together a solid show that inevitably will get fans stoked for the next two nights. In honor of Groundhog’s Day and in keeping with tradition, the band opened with “Groundhog.”Moving into the second set, the band was fired up, busting out “Cold Feet” to kick things off after set break for a stacked second set. After “Can’t Stop Now,” which featured quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech,” the band began a cover of The Wood Brother’s “Luckiest Man.”  For this track, Mimi Naja and Jay Cobb Anderson of supporting band Fruition joined Greensky. Following this sit-in, Greensky busted out “Freeborn Man,” during which Michael Bont threw down an inspiring solo.The rest of the second set was a non-stop scorcher, which saw Mimi Naja return for “Worried About The Weather.” You can watch video of last night’s “Freeborn Man” below, courtesy of Troy Laur.You can see the setlist, courtesy of Lucas White, as well as a full gallery from Mark Raker below.Setlist: Greensky Bluegrass | 9:30 Club | Washington, DC | 2/2/2017Set 1: Groundhog (1) 》 Handle with Care, Depot Bay, Take Cover, Better Off, Reverend, Crying Holy Unto the Lord, While Waiting, All FourSet 2: Cold Feet, In Control > Can’t Stop Now (2), Luckiest Man (3)(4), Freeborn Man (5)(6) 》The Four, Wheel Hoss, Forget Everything (7), Worried About the Weather (8) 》Foxy Lady 》Worried about the WeatherE: Fixin’ to Ruin (9)Notes: (1) “Reuben’s Train” teases, (2) Martin Luther King “Dream” speech quotes, (3) With Jay Cobb Anderson and Mimi Naja, (4) “Say It Ain’t So” quotes, (5) Anders vocal mirror guitar during opening, (6) “Paint It Black” teases, (7) With Mimi Naja on harmony vocals, (8) “Dark Star’ teases, (9) Kevin Gregory on vibraslap Load remaining imageslast_img read more

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3rd Suspect Nabbed for Lawrence Attempted Murder

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Authorities have apprehended a Riverhead man wanted for helping two suspects jump a 23-year-old man in Lawrence, drag him into a backyard and stab him four months ago, Nassau County police said.U.S. Marshals helped Special Investigations Gang Squad detectives arrest Manuel Pelaez early Tuesday morning. The 21-year-old was charged with attempted murder, gang assault, assault and possession of a dangerous weapon.Police said Pelaez followed the victim home from Carisma Restaurant on Mott Avenue in Lawrence when he, 27-year-old Erick Pelaez of North Lawrence and 18-year-old Sergio Acosta of Inwood attacked the victim in the early morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 23.The victim was treated at a local hospital for treatment of stab wounds to the throat, arms and legs.Erick Pelaez was apprehended May 4 and Acosta was arrested May 31, police said. They were ordered held without bail on the same charges as Manuel Pelaez, who will be arraigned Tuesday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more

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Bermuda beat Guadeloupe to lift Caribbean crown

first_imgHAMILTON, Bermuda,  (CMC) – Bermuda have been crowned Caribbean champions for the first time in seven years after beating Guadeloupe 33-10 in the Rugby Americas North Championship final at the National Sports Centre’s North Field here on Saturday.Bermuda led 14-0 at the break but then came under pressure as Guadeloupe reduced the deficit to four points with a penalty and a converted try before the home side forged clear again.Alex Brown, who opened the scoring in the first minute, and Jamie Baum each scored two tries for Bermuda, who were also awarded a second-half penalty try.Dan Cole converted four of the tries as Bermuda regained the title they last won when they beat Guyana 18-0 here in 2012.Yann Guenec opened Guadeloupe’s account with a 52nd minute penalty and Alexandre Dagorn scored a try after stealing the ball on the halfway line, Guenec converting to reduce Bermuda’s lead to a slender four points.But the pressure was lifted when Bermuda were awarded a 64th-minute penalty try.Bermuda’s head coach Jamie Barnwell, who took over the post in January, was delighted with the victory.“We set ourselves this goal in January and to get across the line is fantastic. The boys have done a great job and so obviously we’re all very happy with that,” he said.“This is a really important milestone for the team. There wasn’t any space for us not to win, we had to get a result to continue the trajectory we’ve been on and the boys did just that, it’s been a great team effort.Bermuda began their campaign with a 43-14 win over Jamaica in their opener here in March.Barnwell’s side had expected a daunting trip to Guyana, who were highly fancied to overcome Guadeloupe in their respective regional encounter.However, with Guyana suffering a shock 19-5 defeat, Bermuda were handed the major boost of home advantage for Saturday’s final.last_img read more

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