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  • Barkley Sound eagerly awaits new car service ferry

    Lady Rose Marine potentially about to undergo a major expansion... Read more »
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A CH-124 Sea King helicopter lands on the deck of HMCS Charlottetown in the Atlantic Ocean during Operation REASSURANCE this past summer. (Photo: Cpl J.W.S. Houck, Formation Imaging Services)
Home to more than a dozen war ships, submarines, training and patrol vessels; 6,000 personnel (4,000 military, 2,000 civilian); and one of the largest enclosed buildings on the West Coast of North America (the 28,000 square-metre Fleet Maintenance Fa...
The MV Frances Barkley (photo: BC Shipping News)
For over 75 years, Lady Rose Marine Services has been providing a vital passenger and freight ferry connection between Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Bamfield and the Broken Group Islands. Now, under the leadership of owner Mike Surrell, the company is pote...
Queen of Oak Bay (Photo: BC Shipping News)
It was mostly good news all around at the recent BC Ferries Annual General Meeting — traffic is up, new vessels were delivered and more are on order, terminals continue to be upgraded, and safety continues to mark year-over-year improvement. Fo...
Delta Port (photo: BC Shipping News)
Rail intermodal traffic consists primarily of retail goods in overseas containers transported by train, ship, and truck; and in domestic containers and 53-foot trailers moved by train and truck. Since Canadian railroads directly control the marketing...
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...