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Industry mourns loss of distinguished colleague
Economic impact expected to continue growing as passenger...
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine...
Star Princess kicks off a season expected to welcome more...
Chung-Sik Hong, Business Development Manager Korea, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register and Young-jun Nam, Senior Vice President, Initial Design Office, Shipbuilding Division, Hyundai Heavy Industries
LR and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI have signed a joint development project (JDP) to commence an approval in principal (AiP) for a barge mounted power plant, Hi-Floating Power™. Hi-Floating Power™ is HHI’s floating power plant solu...
On the eve of the commemoration at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on Sunday in France, the Chamber of Marine Commerce pays tribute to the many Canadians that bravely fought at the Battle of Vimy Ridge and aided in the war effort.
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...
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...
Esben Poulsson meets with local industry stakeholders during his recent visit to Vancouver. Photo courtesy of Dave Roels and the Chamber of Shipping.
Vancouver’s local maritime industry was treated to a special opportunity to hear from Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) at a luncheon hosted by the Chamber of Shipping (COS) in late March. For the full story: htt...
Nautical Institute BC Branch: 2017 Conference
When: May 10 to 12, 2017 Where: Victoria, B.C. NIBC intends to address the topic through examining the operational, regulatory, training and responsive aspects of risk management in the marine domain. This topic aligns with the strategic priorities...
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:...

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Log in now to read the May 2017 issue of BC Shipping News Industry Insight...Shawn McBride, King Bros. Ltd.:...
- April 25 2017
The Cates family name is very well known in Vancouver. It is due largely to one enterprising brother that the famous...
- April 7 2017

SHIPPING

Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy...
- April 25 2017
Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) officially welcomed two new, state-of-the-art dual-fuelled/hybrid (liquefied natural...
- April 10 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

Tamtron, the visionary provider of industrial weighing solutions and weighing information management systems, develops...
- April 3 2017
The World Association for Water-borne Transport Infra-structure (PIANC) notes that ports already welcoming cruise...
- March 27 2017