• Shipyards: An international perspective... By Captain Stephen Brown

    A global downturn of 71 per cent in orders in 2016 compared to 2015 was bound to have consequences... Read more »
  • 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 »
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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...
Left to right: Dermot Loughnlane (Tactical Marine); Rear Admiral Art McDonald (Maritime Forces Pacific); RAdm Nigel Greenwood (Ret'd); RAdm Roger Girouard (Ret'd) (Canadian Coast Guard); and Captain Kevin Obermeyer (Pacific Pilotage Authority).
Feedback from all who attended the Nautical Institute BC Branch 2017 Conference consistently referenced the well-organized and relevant agenda when considering the event’s success.
Nanaimo Assembly Wharf (Photo: Nanaimo Port Authority / Arrowsmith Aerial)
Ignoring the trade-protectionist elephant in the room, 2017 might actually turn out to be a banner year for most B.C. terminals if First Quarter trends continue. That’s a big ‘if’ however, given the unpredictability of U.S. trade po...
Fairview Terminal (courtesy Lonnie Wishart - www.lonniewishart.com)
If you had asked residents 10 years ago to describe the City of Prince Rupert, the likely response would have been ‘fishing community’ or even ‘pulp mill town.’ Today, you’re more likely to hear the words ‘port cit...
Darryl Anderson Managing Director, Wave Point Consulting
Momentum to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) froze thanks to the tone and tenor of President Trump. An “America first” approach driving a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement and the recent ratification of th...