Shelburne NS (Nova Scotia Canada)

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Shelburne NS cruise port

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East Coast USA and Canada New England

Local Time
2020-08-04 00:00

min: 62 °F (16 °C) / max: 87 °F (31 °C) 69°F
20.8°C
Wind: 261°/ 3.9 m/s  Gust: 12 m/sWind: 261°/ 3.9 m/s  Gust: 12 m/sGentle breeze
3.9 m/s
Min / Max Temperature87 °F / 31 °C
62 °F / 17 °C
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Shelburne is a port town located in Canda's Nova Scotia province, with population around 2,000. Historically, town's economy is based on commercial fishing, salmon farming, fish processing, shipbuilding (since late-18th-century), ship repairs, aquaculture, logging, manufacturing (wood barrels/casks, furniture, marine supplies).

Shelburne (Nova Scotia Canada) cruise port

The Shelburne Shipbuilding yard is owned and managed by Irving Shipbuilding Company, that also owns the shipyard in Halifax). In 2008, the company was awarded a CAD 549 million Government contract to modernize 7 military ships (Halifax-class frigates) at the Halifax Shipyard. In 2011, the company received Canada's ever-largest shipbuilding contract (CAD 35 billion). This contract was for building a new fleet (21 Royal Canadian Navy vessels) over a period of 30 years.

As cruise port, Shelburne NS is visited mainly by smaller-sized luxury ships from the fleets of luxury companies like Oceania, Azamara, Seabourn, Silversea.

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