• Central Vancouver Island welcomes MS The World

    Nanaimo to host cruise ship for two-day stay... Read more »
  • Icebreaker stops in Vancouver before transiting Northwest Passage

    Unique voyage celebrates Finland's centenary plus first year as Chair of the Arctic Council... Read more »
  • Shipyards enjoying a good and steady pace

    Majority report the same as or better than last year and expecting just as much or more... Read more »

Headlines

Focus now turns to monitoring and maintenance...
Two-month trial on vessel transit speeds starts on August 7...
Unique two-month study starts August 7...
The recovery of the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale is a top priority for the members of the Chamber of Shipping. Existing science indicates that the species faces three anthropogenic threats, including contaminated water, a lack of prey, a...
Port of Vancouver gets set to measure vessel speed and noise
Fifty-two marine shipping industry organizations, along with Washington State Ferries, have committed to participate in a voluntary study, the first of its kind, to focus on the relationship between slower vessel speeds, underwater noise levels and e...
Jim Corr Vice President – Planning & Estimating
Vancouver Shipyards (VSY) has announced the appointment of Jim Corr as Vice President – Planning & Estimating. Jim joined VSY in January 2017 as a consultant, and in June 2017 was promoted to Vice President, Planning & Estimating. In th...
Arnstein Andreassen
Plan B Energy Storage (PBES) today announced Arnstein Andreassen has joined the firm to develop marine energy storage markets. Mr. Andreassen brings decades of experience in power generation and propulsion.   In his previous positions, both in...
MSV Nordica at the Lynnterm East Terminal in North Vancouver
The MSV Nordica was in Vancouver in early July to stock up on supplies and pick up additional crew before starting out on its journey through the Northwest Passage. The multipurpose icebreaker is spending the month of July travelling from Vancouver,...
Relaunch of Harken's Ken Mackenzie
Harken Towing was pleased to welcome the Ken Mackenzie back into their fleet after a major refit performed by Arrow Marine. As the namesake of Harken founder Ken Mackenzie, the vessel has special meaning for the Mackenzie family — built by Ken’s son...
Nooner at the Nat
Don't miss out on a great All-You-Can-Eat BBQ and afternoon baseball game at Nat Bailey Stadium.  Sign up online or contact Alisha Randhawa for more information.
Celebrating our 65th Anniversary, the Vancouver Transportation Club announces it’s 66th Annual Classic Golf Tourney & Dinner to be held on August 17, 2017 at Greenacres Golf Course located in Richmond, B.C. This event will draw over 120 pla...

MAGAZINE

From Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard vessels, to tugs and barges, pleasure craft, fishing boats, and...
- July 12 2017
During the age of sail, a figurehead placed on the prow of a ship was common practice. Dating back thousands of years,...
- July 7 2017

SHIPPING

MS The World, returns to the Port of Nanaimo Thursday July 13 at 0700 hours for two days, departing at midnight on...
- July 13 2017
The MSV Nordica was in Vancouver in early July to stock up on supplies and pick up additional crew before starting out...
- July 12 2017

SHIPS & SHIPYARDS

From Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard vessels, to tugs and barges, pleasure craft, fishing boats, and...
- July 12 2017
When Hank Bekkering announced his retirement from Point Hope Maritime, few could imagine a replacement as knowledgeable...
- July 4 2017

PORTS & TERMINALS

Construction is now complete on the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project! The focus now turns to...
- July 20 2017
Great news! BC Shipping News heard from Kleo Landucci at Ashcroft Terminal this morning (July 19/17). The fires...
- July 19 2017