• 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 »
  • History lesson: Guardians and guidance ... The history of ship figureheads

    By Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum Read more »
  • Industry insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights

    Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime Read more »

Latest Issue

Sylte Shipyard delivers new Catherwood Sea Imp XI (Photo: BC Shipping News)
From Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard vessels, to tugs and barges, pleasure craft, fishing boats, and ferries, B.C.’s shipyards have been maintaining a good pace of business with the majority reporting the same as or better than las...
From the lobby of the Vancouver Maritime Museum: Steady Eddie
During the age of sail, a figurehead placed on the prow of a ship was common practice. Dating back thousands of years, these works of art sadly died out as naval architecture progressed and we eventually moved away from large-scale wooden ships....
Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime
When Hank Bekkering announced his retirement from Point Hope Maritime, few could imagine a replacement as knowledgeable or passionate about the shipbuilding and repair industry. Enter Riccardo Regosa. Through a world-wide search, Regosa was selected...
BC Shipping News - July-August 2017 Highlights
Log in now to read the July-August 2017 issue of BC Shipping News Industry Insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights...Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Shipyards...With significant expansion and modernization plan...
Captain Phill Nelson and Leo Stradiotti stand with Joe and Sharon Gosse.
The Council of Marine Carriers and the organizing committee of the 22nd Tugboat Conference are to be congratulated on presenting such a relevant and  engaging three-day event. The conference, held from June 1 – 3 in Whistler, had the right...