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    Total investment of $2.9 million directed to training programs... Read more »

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Lighthouse and Harbour Authority team up to recognize importance of seafarers
On Saturday, June 25, 2016, the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) welcomed three ships to Victoria and offered all crew free shuttle service into downtown. This hop-on, hop-off service operated by Wilson’s Transportation is regularly $1...
Steveston Lifeboat
The Steveston Lifeboat provides an essential service on the Fraser River for all water craft. It's owner, John Horton, needs the industry's help to restore the vessel following an accident in late 2014. The article below ran in the May issue...
Seaspan CEO, Jonathan Whitworth
Seaspan is excited and proud to announce today that Jonathan Whitworth has been named Business in Vancouver’s 2016 BC CEO of the Year. Each year, Business in Vancouver - along with its partners - seek nominations for British Columbia’s mo...
The Smyth Family
The Board of the Mission to Seafarers has announced the appointment of the new Senior Port Chaplain in succession to the Reverend Nick Parker. Following an extensive search, the new man at the helm is to be the Venerable Peter Smyth who originates fr...
Peter Bernard, Stephen Brown and Peter Smyth
Vancouver's marine industry attended a reception on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, to welcome Peter Smyth and his family to the Mission to Seafarers. Archdeacon Smyth, along with with Elizabeth and sons Aedan and Isaac, were warmly received by representat...
The International Sailors' Society Canada (ISSC) invited local industry representatives to a celebration of the International Maritime Organization's Day of the Seafarer in Vancouver this past Friday (June 24, 2016). With over 150 guests in attendanc...
Canadian Ferry Operators Association Conference
What: 2016 Canadian Ferry Operators Association Conference When: September 18 - 201, 2016 Where: Ottawa Marriott, Ottawa, Ontario This year's theme will focus on "Accessibility in the Ferry Sector" Watch the CFOA's website for upd...
Maritime Security Challenges 2016
What: Maritime Security Challenges 2016 When: October 3-6, 2016 Where: Victoria, B.C. Theme for the 7th iteration of the very successful MSC conference will be "Forging Pacific Seapower". For more information and regular updates, please v...

MAGAZINE

It can’t be easy taking over from one of the most well-known and respected characters in B.C.’s maritime...
- June 27 2016
Log in now to read the July-August 2016 issue of BC Shipping News. Industry Insight...Building on the legacy...Joe O...
- June 23 2016

SHIPPING

The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was signed by 175 countries in April 2016. The International Maritime...
- June 3 2016
A testament to international trade and technical innovation, the world’s commercial shipping fleet has never been...
- June 2 2016

SHIPS & SHIPYARDS

It can’t be easy taking over from one of the most well-known and respected characters in B.C.’s maritime...
- June 27 2016
The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation (the “Foundation”), in conjunction with Seaspan, announced...
- June 24 2016

PORTS & TERMINALS

The City of Prince Rupert and the Port of Prince Rupert today announced they have agreed on the value of Payments In...
- June 24 2016
If ever there were a perfect example of the environmental maxim “Act Local, Think Global,” it would have to...
- June 14 2016