News & Announcements

Partnering in support of local community groups in Cape Breton

14-Dec-2017

To mark completion of the Maritime Link Project, industry and labour have partnered to support local community groups in Cape Breton.

History Made with First Successful Energy Exchange across Emera’s Maritime Link

08-Dec-2017

For the first time, electricity has been exchanged between the Island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia through Emera’s Maritime Link Project. This is a historic milestone for the transformative interconnection and brings the Link within weeks of entering commercial operation when it will significantly improve the way energy is transmitted in Atlantic Canada.

Maritime Link Safety Alert

29-Nov-2017

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador is in the final stages of completing the Maritime Link Project. Energizing and testing of infrastructure is underway to prepare for operations over the coming weeks.

Emera's first submarine cable successfully installed for the Maritime Link

16-May-2017

St. John’s, NL - North America's longest submarine electricity cable has been successfully laid between the island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia for Emera’s Maritime Link Project.

Emera set to install North America’s longest submarine electricity cables

27-Apr-2017

The first of North America’s two longest submarine electricity cables has arrived in Atlantic Canada onboard the cable laying vessel the Skagerrak. Integral to Emera’s Maritime Link Project, these cables each measure 170 km and weigh 5,500 tonnes – combined, the two cables weigh more than the Eiffel Tower.

HDD boreholes complete - Maritime Link Project ready for subsea cable install in 2017

23-Aug-2016

On Wednesday, August 17, the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) team completed the final borehole at Point Aconi, NS, marking a significant milestone for the Maritime Link Project. With the completion of the boreholes at Cape Breton and at Cape Ray, these cable landing sites are ready for installation of two subsea cables across the Cabot Strait by mid-2017.

NSPML Replaces Transmission Line Contractor for Maritime Link Project

20-Jul-2016

NSP Maritime Link Inc. (NSPML), a subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA), today announced a new transmission line contractor for the Maritime Link Project. The original contractor, Abengoa S.A., has been under ongoing global creditor protection proceedings that have hampered the company’s ability to perform its work.

Emera NL Recognizes NS Contractors for Commitment to Workplace Diversity

28-Jun-2016

Sydney, NS – Earlier today, Emera Newfoundland & Labrador recognized contractors for their commitment to workplace diversity during the construction of the Maritime Link Project. Contractors, including locally owned JonelJim Concrete Construction Ltd., were recognized as helping foster a more diverse and inclusive work environment for traditionally underrepresented groups.

ENL Recognizes NL Contractors for Commitment to Workplace Diversity

21-Jun-2016

Corner Brook, NL – Earlier today, Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (Emera NL) recognized several of its contractors for their commitment to workplace diversity during the construction of the Maritime Link Project.

2015 Supplier Information Sessions

02-Oct-2015

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL) is pleased to host Supplier Information Sessions with ABB and Abengoa, two of the largest contractors for the Maritime Link Project. As part of our ongoing commitment to engage the Nova Scotia business community, ABB and Abengoa will provide information related to each company’s specific work on the Maritime Link Project.