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MSV Nordica at the Lynnterm East Terminal in North Vancouver
The MSV Nordica was in Vancouver in early July to stock up on supplies and pick up additional crew before starting out on its journey through the Northwest Passage. The multipurpose icebreaker is spending the month of July travelling from Vancouver,...
Relaunch of Harken's Ken Mackenzie
Harken Towing was pleased to welcome the Ken Mackenzie back into their fleet after a major refit performed by Arrow Marine. As the namesake of Harken founder Ken Mackenzie, the vessel has special meaning for the Mackenzie family — built by Ken’s son...
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 mix of spe...
Dave Roles - BC Shipping News Covers
Tugs, terminals, ports, ferries, tankers, pilots, shipyards...Dave shot it all. He was like a kid in a candy store -- always looking for the next opportunity to travel along with the pilots, or visit the shipyards (he loved the shipyards!). And of co...
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. With the theme of “Managing Marine Risks in the Pacific Northwest,” t...