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Defence Minister Peter MacKay announces HMCS Hunter Project

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay has officially announced construction of a $36.4-million “state of the art” waterfront mooring for Windsor’s HMCS Hunter.

Speaking at the Hunter’s Second Word War era “stone frigate” on Ouellette Avenue Thursday, MacKay said the historic building had served its purpose well but the facility was in need of an upgrade to be achieved through the construction of a $15.7 million 5,805-square-metre building at Mill Cove Marina on the Detroit River in Sandwich Towne, with work to begin in the spring. Total value of the upgrade of the facility and equipment is set at $36.4 million .

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THE WINDSOR PORT AUTHORITY TO WELCOME THE BAIE ST. PAUL, CSL’S NEW TRILLIUM

The Port of Windsor is proud to announce the arrival to the Port of Windsor of The Baie St. Paul, Canada Steamship Lines’ (CSL) first of four new Trillium Class self-unloading Lakers and the most technologically advanced ship to enter the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system. The award-winning vessel will be docking at the Southwestern Sales Corporation Limited west dock located at 35 Prospect Street, Windsor at 08:00hrs EDT on December 18, 2012, completing her maiden voyage that began in Jiangyin, China.

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Rail Tunnel Proposal Pushes Ahead

Plans for a $400-million double-stack Detroit River rail tunnel are pushing ahead despite Ottawa’s focus on getting the $1-billion DRIC bridge built first.

“We think it’s really critical to allow us to take advantage of opportunities to become a multi-modal hub,” said David Cree, CEO Of the Windsor Port Authority, a partner in the project.

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First Salty of 2011 Season

April 11, 2011 Windsor, ON – The Fednav vessel M.V Federal Leda was officially welcomed into the Port of Windsor as the first overseas vessel arrival (salty) for the 2011 shipping and navigation season, following its docking at Morterm Terminals on April 5, 2011. The Windsor Port Authority Harbourmaster Peter Berry, Morterm Limited Theresa Boutette and Windsor Shipping Agency, Robin Waugh officially welcomed Captain Rafal Kapuscinski aboard the ship. The ship offloaded steel before continuing up the Great Lakes to complete it’s journey.

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