• The A to Zs of all things maritime in Canada

    Second edition of Canadian Maritime Law now available. Read more »
  • Photos: Herb L Ledcor at work on the Fraser River

    Photographer Dave Roels joins crew for firsthand look of a working tug... Read more »
  • The modernization of CFB Esquimalt

    The new facility consolidates 38 existing shops into one of the largest enclosed buildings on West Coast... Read more »

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Repair of container bulker propeller takes less than a day...
Second edition of Canadian Maritime Law now available.
Rear-Admiral (RAdm) Art McDonald officially assumed command...
Locally created Emissions Inventory Tool evolving into...
Canadian Maritime Law
Despite its name, the Second Edition of Canadian Maritime Law is not just for lawyers. While the 2.5-inch paperback will most likely already be on order for libraries of maritime law firms with an interest in Canadian admiralty law, all Canadian mari...
The Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia has updated their procedures on how to obtain a Port Pass in the Port of Vancouver.  The new process introduces an excel spreadsheet for sponsorships that will be linked to the Vancouver Fraser Port Au...
Rear-Admiral (RAdm) Art McDonald officially assumed command of Maritime Forces Pacific (MARPAC) and Joint Task Force (Pacific) (JTF(P)) from RAdm Gilles Couturier during a ceremony held today at CFB Esquimalt. Presiding over the ceremony was Vice-Adm...
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...
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Royal Caribbean has produced the following video which profiles the work of Chief Engineer Marco Marzoochi. As chief engineer of the Anthem of the Seas, Marzoochi demonstrates the many skills and great knowledge required to manage the daily operation...
Herb L Ledcor at work on the Fraser River
It's summertime and Dave Roels enjoys nothing better than getting out on the water to photograph the activities of B.C.'s shipping community. This time, Dave joins the crew of the Herb L Ledcor as they move sand and gravel along the Fraser River. All...
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

(Need to read Part I? Click here.) The Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan remarked, “We shape our tools and...
- July 12 2016
It is now well-known that the Federal Government intends to formalize a moratorium on the shipment of crude oil in...
- July 8 2016

SHIPPING

In 2014, the Clear Seas Centre for Responsible Marine Shipping (Clear Seas) was established by the Federal Government...
- July 1 2016
The Paris Agreement on Climate Change was signed by 175 countries in April 2016. The International Maritime...
- June 3 2016

SHIPS & SHIPYARDS

Recently a team of Hydrex diver/technicians performed a propeller blade cropping on a 190-meter container bulker...
- July 25 2016
The past six years has seen a transformation take place at the Royal Canadian Navy’s Esquimalt Naval Base. With...
- July 6 2016

PORTS & TERMINALS

(Need to read Part I? Click here.) The Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan remarked, “We shape our tools and...
- July 12 2016
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