• BC Shipping News - June 2017 Highlights

    Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada... Read more »
  • Photos: New gantry cranes for Prince Rupert

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Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine...
By Megan Nicholls Maritime Lawyer, Bernard LLP, Vancouver
...Deloitte identifies the VIMC as a key factor in the...
By Dermot Loughnane CEO, Tactical Marine Solutions Ltd.
Vancouver International Maritime Centre (VIMC)
The release of the Menon Report has forecasted that Vancouver will “climb on the rankings of maritime cities in the years to come.”  Menon Economics is an Oslo based research institution that publishes biennially an overview of the l...
Lloyd’s Register works with its clients to unlock the value in their data
The biggest challenge associated with data from multiple systems and connected assets, once security has been assured, is knowing how to turn the possibilities into actual commercial and operational value. It is now possible to amass more data more e...
In Memoriam - Captain Zaki Farid (1934 to 2017)
Gentleman, distinguished and respected mariner, dedicated, loyal, hardworking, and dear friend…these were the words colleagues and peers used to describe Captain Zak Farid upon learning of his passing on April 15, 2017 in Victoria, B.C.
The Board of Directors of Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Ellis to the position of Executive Director, effective March 20th, 2017. Peter comes to Clear Seas after a distinguished 31-ye...
New gantry cranes for Prince Rupert
Photographer Lonnie Wishart snapped some amazing photos of the delivery of three new gantry cranes to Prince Rupert's Fairview Container Terminal on Saturday, May 13. The deliver of the cranes takes the terminal one more step closer to the completion...
Kyle Washington, B.C. Premier Christy Clark, and Jonathan Whitworth
Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) officially welcomed two new, state-of-the-art dual-fuelled/hybrid (liquefied natural gas, diesel and battery) vessels to its fleet today during a double commissioning ceremony held at SFC’s Tilbury Terminal. The Seas...
GreenTech 2017 - May 30 2017
GreenTech 2017
When: May 30 to June 1, 2017 Where: Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, Fort Lauderdale, Florida The call for speakers will be posted in the Fall, 2016. In the meantime, save the date for the 10th annual GreenTech conference. For more information, visit:...
Council of Marine Carriers
Save the date: 22nd B.C. Towboat Industry Conference & CMC Golf Tournament When: June 1 to 3, 2017 Where: The Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Whistler, B.C.) For additional information (for speaking, exhibiting or sponsoring opportunities): Email:...

MAGAZINE

Log in now to read the June 2017 issue of BC Shipping News Industry Insight...Prince Rupert Port Authority: What a...
- May 25 2017
A couple of years ago, an article in Lloyd’s List caused me to ponder. The article was headlined Viking Islay...
- May 17 2017

SHIPPING

A couple of years ago, an article in Lloyd’s List caused me to ponder. The article was headlined Viking...
- May 17 2017
BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final Salish Class vessel, is on its way. The vessel departed Gdansk,...
- April 28 2017

SHIPS & SHIPYARDS

With the Polar Code now in force, Thordon Bearings has urged shipowners and managers to verify that their vessels...
- April 4 2017
Hydrex can perform bow thruster removals and reinstallations on all types of tunnel thrusters. These repairs are...
- April 4 2017

PORTS & TERMINALS

Two years has passed since last we checked in with Captain Mark Turner, Senior Marine Advisor, LNG Canada, to learn...
- April 28 2017
Tamtron, the visionary provider of industrial weighing solutions and weighing information management systems, develops...
- April 3 2017