• Shipyards: An international perspective... By Captain Stephen Brown

    A global downturn of 71 per cent in orders in 2016 compared to 2015 was bound to have consequences... Read more »
  • 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 »
  • History lesson: Guardians and guidance ... The history of ship figureheads

    By Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum Read more »

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Predicted expansion of world seaborne trade to 2050.
Many of you will have sat through presentations in which I have spoken to the pending crisis in world shipyards as a consequence of the financial crisis affecting most sectors of global shipping. That crisis has now been with us for the past two to t...
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...
From the lobby of the Vancouver Maritime Museum: Steady Eddie
During the age of sail, a figurehead placed on the prow of a ship was common practice. Dating back thousands of years, these works of art sadly died out as naval architecture progressed and we eventually moved away from large-scale wooden ships....
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...
BC Shipping News - July-August 2017 Highlights
Log in now to read the July-August 2017 issue of BC Shipping News Industry Insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights...Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Shipyards...With significant expansion and modernization plan...