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BC Shipping News - March 2018 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 21 February 2018
BC Shipping News - March 2018 Highlights
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight: Safety on the Fraser River...Captain Mike Armstrong, Fraser River Pilots...Captain Armstrong is one of eight mariners who can claim to possess the skills to navigate and handle ships coming into one of the most unique and dynamic waterways in the world.

Lower Fraser River: A strong industry voice for the Fraser River...The Fraser River Industrial Association is a strong advocate for industry on the Lower Fraser River. Maritime Hub: The Vancouver International Maritime Centre posts impressive results.

Training: Full steam ahead...Kongsberg Digital Simulation user community builds momentum in B.C...Fuelled by new terminal developments, a national shipbuilding program and a general increase in the size of ships...the related demands on bridge and engine room personnel has never been more in focus.

Safety: Safety is all about culture -- that culture just isn't everywhere...By Jaya Prakash...While safety has been a mainstay of the maritime world's credo, it has rarely been advocated with the zeal it should have.

Terminals: Fibreco's terminal enhancement project sets course for a long-term future...The project not only readies the facility to store and ship agriproducts but also improves teh terminal's environmental mission, mitigates impacts on the neighbourhood, and, most importantly, assures Fibreco's long-term sustainability.


  • History Lesson: William Hugh Gillen: First Master of the St. Roch...by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Safety Management Systems for small tugs in Canada...By David S. Jarrett, Bernard LLP

Plus much, much more!

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