depot ships

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Are we heading for another politically driven maritime fiasco?

As a Canadian citizen living in the US, I am appalled that the government of Canada would promote a concept for ‘defense’ of the Arctic that has no visible purpose! Delivery of as-yet not designed, prototype naval vessels with pop-gun armaments for gun-boat diplomacy, at some indeterminate time in the […]


What about sea-based support for the arctic patrol ship?

The announcement of the Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship programme stated, “There is currently insufficient infrastructure in both Esquimalt and Halifax to berth the A/OPS. As a result, some additional jetty infrastructure renewal would be required. The project will also establish a docking and refuelling facility in Nunavut. These infrastructure costs – […]