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BC Shipping News - May 2017 Highlights
Log in now to read the May 2017 issue of BC Shipping News Industry Insight...Shawn McBride, King Bros. Ltd.: Maintaining a legacy...While processes and technology have changed the daily work details, the consistency of service remains a bedrock for t...
Charles H. Cates, circa 1920. (City of Vancouver archives reference number AM54-S4-: Port P741.)
The Cates family name is very well known in Vancouver. It is due largely to one enterprising brother that the famous Cates towing company came into being. Almost every member of the Cates family was involved in the local maritime industries, but it w...
Nanaimo's Cruise Terminal can accommodate vessels of any size (photo courtesy Nanaimo Port Authority)
Once again, Canada’s West Coast ports are gearing up for a busy cruise season which will see the return of favourites like the Disney Wonder, the Explorer of the Seas and the Crystal Serenity (which is going for a second year of Arctic adventur...
Thomas S. Hawkins, Maritime Lawyer with Bernard LLP
Somewhat in keeping with the theme of this month’s issue, namely vessel safety, the Federal Court released a decision in January dealing with a loss of containers at sea and questions regarding application of the Hague-Visby Rules to on-deck ca...
Peter Swanson, Partner, Bernard LLP
Canada has a long and robust history of seeking to protect Canada’s Arctic waters. The transit of the U.S. tanker S.S. Manhattan in the late summer of 1969 through the Northwest Passage was viewed by the government at the time as a challenge to...