Six people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after a Royal Canadian Navy frigate was struck by a U.S. fishing trawler near Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt on Vancouver Island. Navy officials said the incident involving HMCS Winnipeg happened around 8 a.m. PT Tuesday at the jetty that CFB Esquimalt uses for mooring. According to an eyewitness, at about 8:20 a.m. the American Dynasty trawler was leaving a big ship repair dock attached to the base.
A Scottish firm whose technology was used to survey the wreck of the Deepwater Horizon rig and the Costa Concordia liner expects to achieve rapid growth after a Dutch oil services combine took a 50% stake in the business.Adus, which made its name in the seabed salvage business with its sonar imaging techniques, is planning a big push in markets such as oil and gas after adding Deep Ocean to its shareholder list.Mark Lawrence, a marine archaeologist who co-founded Adus, said the company expects the investment by Deep Ocean to give the company global access and the resources it needs to grow in the energy market.
Subsea imaging firm Adus eyes growth after investment Herald Scotland