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    BC Shipping News finds high optimism, coupled with hard-working staff... Read more »
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    The MV Crystal Serenity is the largest ship yet to navigate the NWP... Read more »

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Canada’s cruise advantages
Canadian ports receive nearly two million passengers per year. The country has a variety of cruise regions including the Pacific Coast/Alaska, Atlantic Canada, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Within each theatre, cruise lines of...
Crystal Serenity
Rutter Inc. is pleased to announce that Crystal Cruises has selected the sigma S6 Small Target Surveillance (STS) and Ice Navigator™ systems for the planned Arctic summer cruise in 2016 of the Crystal Serenity.
Andrew Carney Fleet Chief Engineer, Holland America Group — Part of the Carnival Group of Companies
During my interview with Andrew Carney, Fleet Chief Engineer, Princess Cruises, I was reminded of a question posed to me a number of years ago: Who was the Chief Engineer on the television show, The Love Boat? It was a trick question — there...
AllAboardCruiseBC Campaign
With the 2015 cruise season about to get underway, local merchants, suppliers, service providers and government are looking forward to the annual boost in income that comes with each cruise ship arrival. In looking at trends over the past five years,...
Captain Wendy Williams, Staff Captain, Anthem of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Securing an interview with Captain Wendy Williams, Staff Captain, Anthem of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, was a bit of a coup for BC Shipping News. Not only is Captain Williams second in command to the newest cruise ship in the RCCL fleet,...