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Photos: Seaspan Ferries celebrates double commissioning of new LNG-fuelled vessels

By BCShippingNews 09 April 2017
Industry, friends and family welcome the Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant to the West Coast...

Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC) officially welcomed two new, state-of-the-art dual-fuelled/hybrid (liquefied natural gas, diesel and battery) vessels to its fleet today during a double commissioning ceremony held at SFC’s Tilbury Terminal. The Seaspan Swift and Seaspan Reliant, the first eco-ferries of their kind in North America, were formally christened by sponsors Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia, and Anisa White, wife of Doug White III, Councillor and Chief Negotiator for Snuneymuxw First Nation.

1. Steve Roth, President of Seaspan Ferries Cor...
2. Douglas White III of the Snuneymuxw First Na...
3. B.C. Premier Christy Clark congratulated Sea...
4. Seaspan ULC President and CEO Jonathan Whitw...
5. Incoming Seaspan ULC President and CEO Frank...
6. A large crowd of industry representatives, f...
6. Sponsor of the Seaspan Reliant, Anisa White,...
7. Sponsor of the Seaspan Swift, Christy Clark,...
8. Kyle Washington, B.C. Premier Christy Clark,...
9. The Seaspan Swift will be fuelled with LNG f...
10. The deck of the Seaspan Swift.
11. Bridge of the Seaspan Reliant.
12. One of two Wärtsilä 9L34DF engines.
13. John Fowlis, Vice President, Fleet Maintena...
14. One of the azimuth pods of the Seaspan Reli...
15. The Wärtsilä LNG storage tank.
16. The Seaspan Reliant.
17. Representatives from Sedef Shipbuilding and...
18. Jeff Taylor, Seaspan's Director of Communic...
19. Captain Stephen Brown and John Lucas.
20. Captain and Mrs. Philip McCarter.
21. Guests in attendance included Matthias Teic...
22. Steve Roth, President, Seaspan Ferries, wit...