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BC Shipping News - July-August 2017 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 22 June 2017
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

Industry Insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights...Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Shipyards...With significant expansion and modernization plans, Point Hope is well-positioned with Regosa at the helm to usher in a new era for B.C.'s oldest shipyard.

Shipyards: Shipyards enjoying a good and steady pace...B.C.'s shipyards have been maintaining a good pace of business with the majority reporting the same as or better than last year and expecting just as much or more...

International Shipyards: An international perspective from Captain Stephen Brown...Whatever the case, a global downturn of 71 per cent in orders in 2016 compared to 2015 was bound to have consequences.

Launches (and relaunches): Saam Smit's SST Salish...Catherwood's Sea Imp XI...Harken Towing's Ken Mackenzie...

Tugs: Robert Allan Ltd. - The place that launched a thousand tugs...by Robert G. Allan. Eighty years in, Robert Allan Ltd. surpasses the 1,000-mark for designed tugs.

Event recaps: Tugboat Conference...Nautical Institute BC Branch...Mari-Tech 2017...GreenTech 2017...


  • History Lesson: Guardians and guidance: The history of ship figureheads...by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Reforms to Canada's Ship-Source Oil Pollution Fund...by Glen Krueger, Bernard LLP.
  • And much, much more!

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