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Maritime Image of the Day: “Whale Hunting in America”

PortandTerminal.com, December 4, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day, “Whale Hunting in America” was taken at the whale-bone processing yard of the Pacific Steam Whaling Company in San Francisco in the late 19th century. It shows harvested whale-bone drying on their docks. Whale-bone was a valuable commodity in its day. The thicker parts of the whale-bone plates …

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Slow down ‘eh! MSC ship fined for violating speed limit in Canada

PortandTerminal.com, August 13, 2019 MONTREAL, CANADA – Transport Canada has issued a CAD 12,000 (about USD 9,000) penalty to a containership operated by Swiss Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and five other fines to vessels for non-compliance with the temporary mandatory slow down in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Another right whale found dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Eight …

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