Shipping companies blame extensive ice, Coast Guard for sealift delays

by Derek Neary - August 17, 2018

Impassable sea ice in some Nunavut waters coupled with too few Coast Guard ships has led to sealift delays of up to three weeks this year, according to the heads of sealift companies serving Nunavut. Getting caught up will be a challenge, said Waguih Rayes, general manager of Nunavut Sealink and Supply Inc. “That worries…

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