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New Ferry for Northern Labrador - 2016

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Astron 2011.jpg New ships for Labrador by 2016 Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for apollo_bond.PNG The big announcement from the Department of Transportation could mean big changes to the ferry service in Labrador. But, how long will it take? Yesterday during a press conference in St. John’s, the deparment announced there will be A Request for Proposals issued for passenger, freight and vehicles ferry services for the Strait and for Coastal Labrador. The request will require built ice class vessels with roll on, roll off capabilities. But, the new services aren’t expected until 2016. For more, The Minister of Transportation and Works Paul Davis joins Tony Dawson from our St. John’s studio.

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