TORONTO, May 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The M/V Jadran – or "Captain John's" as it has come to be known – being safely towed out of Toronto's Harbour by Marine Recycling Corporation (MRC), the current owner of the ship, on route to Port Colborne, Ontario, to be recycled. Since 1975, the M/V Jadran has served as a destination for food, entertainment and fun along Toronto's waterfront.
For more than 100 years PortsToronto (formerly Toronto Port Authority) has worked with its partners at the federal, provincial and municipal levels to enhance the economic growth of the City of Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area. A financially self-sustaining government business enterprise, PortsToronto owns and operates Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, which welcomes more than two million passengers each year; the Outer Harbour Marina, one of Canada's largest freshwater marinas; and Terminals 51 and 52, which provide transportation, distribution, storage and container services to businesses at the Port of Toronto. PortsToronto is committed to fostering strong, healthy and sustainable communities and has invested more than $6.7 million since 2009 in charitable initiatives and environmental programs that benefit communities along Toronto's waterfront and beyond. PortsToronto operates in accordance with the Canada Marine Act and is guided by a nine-member board with representation from all three levels of government.
Image with caption: "The M/V Jadran - or "Captain John's" as it has come to be known - being safely towed out of Toronto's Harbour by Marine Recycling Corporation (MRC), the current owner of the ship. (CNW Group/PortsToronto)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20150528_C5971_PHOTO_EN_17213.jpg
For further information: Media Contact: Erin Mikaluk, Senior Manager, Communications & Media Relations, PortsToronto, Tel: (416) 863-2065, Cell: (647) 298-0544, E-mail: [email protected]; Wayne Elliott, Director, Business Development, Marine Recycling Corporation, E-mail: [email protected]