The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador has ordered a construction company to pay Marine Atlantic more than $1.3 million for its failure to complete wharf work in Argentia.
Both parties had accused the other of breach of contract, but in a decision made public Monday, Justice James Adams ruled against the company, R.J.G. Construction.
“The real cause of the delays was incompetence on the part of the management of R.J.G. in failing to properly plan for
the needs of the project with skilled staff, equipment and work scheduling,” Adams wrote.
Marine Atlantic hired the company in March 2013 to do wharf work to accommodate docking requirements of the ferry Atlantic Vision, which was to go into service on the Argentia-to-North Sydney route that June.