• 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 »
  • Industry insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights

    Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime Read more »
  • BC Shipping News - July-August 2017 Highlights

    Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada... Read more »

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Sylte Shipyard delivers new Catherwood Sea Imp XI (Photo: BC Shipping News).
From Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard vessels, to tugs and barges, pleasure craft, fishing boats, and ferries, B.C.’s shipyards have been maintaining a good pace of business with the majority reporting the same as or better than las...
Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime
When Hank Bekkering announced his retirement from Point Hope Maritime, few could imagine a replacement as knowledgeable or passionate about the shipbuilding and repair industry. Enter Riccardo Regosa. Through a world-wide search, Regosa was selected...
Mark Collins, BC Ferries’ President and CEO (far left) and Ian Maxwell, President and CEO Ralmax Group of Companies, owners of Point Hope Maritime (far right) oversee the signing of the contract by Mark Wilson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Engineering (centre left) and Riccardo Regosa, General Manager Point Hope Maritime (centre right).
BC Ferries and Point Hope Maritime Ltd. announced today they have entered into a five-year supply agreement for scheduled dry-docking, maintenance, repair or refit requirements, as well as emergency dry-docking services, for eight of BC Ferries...
Executive Senior Vice President, K.D. Lee, pictured signing for HHI-EMD at the ceremony in Copenhagen. Also pictured are: (left) Klaus Engberg, Senior Vice President – Head of Two-Stroke Licensing; and (right) Thomas Knudsen, Senior Vice President – Head of Low-Speed. Standing (from left): W. S. Jeong (Hyundai), Head of Marine Engine & Machinery Sales Dept.; Søren H. Jensen, Vice President, R&D; Bjarne Foldager, Vice President – Sales & Promotion, Two-Stroke Business; and J. D. Yu (Hyundai) Seni
At a recent ceremony in Copenhagen, the Engine & Machinery Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI-EMD) signed a contract extending its two-stroke licence agreement with MAN Diesel & Turbo. This latest extension continues a low-speed collab...
Hassle-free underwater bow thruster removal and reinstallation
Hydrex can perform bow thruster removals and reinstallations on all types of tunnel thrusters. These repairs are carried out in co-operation with OEMs on any location.  They are performed while the vessel stays afloat without impact on its sched...