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Chris Wellstood, Director of Marine Operations and Security, Harbour Master, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
According to Wikipedia, a harbour master is “an official responsible for enforcing the regulations of a particular harbour or port in order to ensure the safety of navigation, the security of the harbour and the correct operation of the port fa...
BC Shipping News - September 2017
Log in now to read the September 2017 issue of BC Shipping News   Industry Insight: All that and a bit more...Chris Wellstood, Director of Marine Operations and Security, Harbour Master, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...Put in context of...
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....