The Authority was honoured to have the “Avalon Pilot” christened on June 1, 2007, by Ms. Heather Skanes, wife of Mr. Paul Adams, President of Newfoundland Transshipment Limited (NTL). The NTL terminal is located in Placentia Bay, NL, and is specifically designed for the storage and transshipment of oil from the Hibernia and White Rose offshore oil fields.
The Minister of Transport is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Calkin as Chair of the Board of Directors, effective December 11, 2006. Mr. Calkin has an engineering background and has much experience in management, impressive academic credentials and a proven track record in various business interests. Mr. Calkin is also Chair of the Halifax-Dartmouth Bridge Commission.