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A new fisheries simulator will be in place at NSCC in Shelburne this fall (Province of Nova Scotia)

NSCC in Shelburne to get new fisheries simulator

By Kevin Northup May 17, 2024 | 10:51 AM

A new fisheries simulator is coming to NSCC in Shelburne.

It’s the first of its kind in the country.

The province says it will allow students to practice operating a fishing vessel on land.

It will have navigation for both fishing and aquaculture, and help students in trainign and support.

NSCC President Don Bureaux says this makes the college a leader in fishery and marine innovation.

The province is providing $350,000, the simulator is expected to be ready this fall.