So what has changed since 2015? NOVEMBER 2015, UPDATED DECEMBER 2018 Once more, efforts are being made to build pipelines and build oil and gas infrastructure in Saint John. With the increased traffic and risks to the Bay of Fundy, environmentalists continue … Continue reading ISSUES: History shows we won’t stop Superport Fundy. So can we change history?
This great article outlines the mystery of the Mary Celeste … a vessel from Atlantica that was found abandoned on its way to Italy. There are many theories. What do you think happened? *********************** On the same date, 143 years … Continue reading MYSTERY: 146 years ago this month. the Ghost Ship Mary Celeste was found empty and adrift at sea. What happened?
Campobello Island does not have year around direct access to the Canadian mainland. The following presentation provides an outline of a recent study carried out to determine the best way to resolve this problem. Allow enough time for the flipbook … Continue reading ISSUES: Details of the Campobello Ferry Study
Lessons learned while protecting one of the Fundy areas most important areas ABOUT Occupying the shared border between Canada and the United States, Head Harbour Passage, Friars Roads, Western Passage, Passamaquoddy Bay, Cobscook Bay and St. Croix River Estuary … Continue reading ISSUE – LNG: Looking back on the 10 years battle to stop LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay
The bare hull was built and launched on speculation in 1989-1990 by Perini Navi at its newly acquired shipyard in Tuzla, İstanbul, but found no takers in the aftermath of the Gulf War. Tom Perkins, a keen yachtsman and the owner of the two Andromeda La … Continue reading SHIPS: Maltese Falcon – real luxury under sail.
Imagine, sailing ships and skyships plying the waters of the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine, moving goods back and forth along traditional trade routes that are centuries old. Imagine also that we design these ships to reduce impacts … Continue reading ISSUES: Do Sky Sails really reduce fuel consumption up to 50%?
No wonder we are constantly in trouble. It seems to me that every ten years there’s a fresh bunch of “new-borns” entering the market place. Unfortunately, in spite of their MBA’s they apparently have no historical knowledge about the place … Continue reading ISSUES: Short Sea Shipping! Did I doze off or what?
It’s been just a few short weeks since fuel prices have really started to rise to astronomical levels and the consensus is that its not driven by demand, but by speculation … another word for greed. But the impact is … Continue reading ISSUES: Is the New Age of Sail Coming?
If you are visiting Nova Scotia, be sure to include this in your “bucket list”. On September 15th, 1773, the Hector sailed into Pictou harbour. Aboard were 189 Scottish immigrants who had boarded the ship in Loch Broom more than … Continue reading Nova Scotia : Hector Heritage Quay – The Symbol of Scottish Immigration
The Wreckage of SS Andrea Doria is badly deteriorated according to latest findingsFeaturedInstant ArticlesNewsJul 18, 2016 As a result of a disastrous collision between a cruise liner and another ship off the coast of Nantucket six decades ago, dozens of people … Continue reading The Wreckage of SS Andrea Doria is badly deteriorated according to latest findings
BY ARGUNNERS MAGAZINE ON APRIL 6, 2016 In the video above you’ll see aerial footage of ships left abandoned in Staten Island, NY., in a eerie graveyard of WWII-era ships nicknamed the “Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard”. The Arthur Kill ship graveyard … Continue reading EXPLORE: Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard: Eerie Graveyard of WWII-era ships