• 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 »
  • Deplorable footwear and its connection to fleet risk reduction

    By Dermot Loughnane CEO, Tactical Marine Solutions Ltd. Read more »
  • Ports getting ready for a stellar year

    BC Shipping News finds high optimism, coupled with hard-working staff... Read more »

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I have been a reader of maritime history and shipping books and magazines since age 10 (that was 80 years ago!) and have been employed in several roles as a clerk, broker and underwriter for about 25 years, winning professional qualifications along t...
BC Ferries
It’s full steam ahead at BC Ferries after pleasing results in the latest fiscal and the Captain of the Enterprise is so confident things are going well he’s going to clear the bridge next year and step down.
Raw log exports are up 90 per cent in the first half of 2016 in Nanaimo (Photo: Arrowsmith Aerial Photography)
Diversification and sustainability frequent port headlines these days as ports of all sizes struggle to keep ahead and meet future growth demands. It can be a balancing act no matter what the size of the British Columbia port, with the biggest issue...
PEIT reports activities and emissions according to two separate emission boundaries
(Need to read Part I? Click here.)
Rendering of the future A/B Jetties at CFB Esquimalt (by Amec Foster Wheeler and Stantec)
The past six years has seen a transformation take place at the Royal Canadian Navy’s Esquimalt Naval Base. With the National Shipbuilding Strategy well underway, the RCN has been making significant investments into the infrastructure that will...