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BC Shipping News - June 2017 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 24 May 2017
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight...Prince Rupert Port Authority: What a difference a decade makes...President Don Krusel gives a big picture look at the terminal development projects underway and planned.

Terminals: B.C. Terminal Activity Update...Ignoring the trade-protectionist elephant in the room, 2017 might actually turn out to be a banner year for most B.C. terminals if First Quarter trends continue.

Short Sea Shipping: Vital cargo flowing short distances...by Darryl Anderson...While short sea shipping traffic accounts for 26 per cent of Port of Vancouver's total traffic, it doesn't always draw the industry attention that one might expect.

Incident Response: Marine response at the land/sea interface...by Kiley Sampson and Joe Spears...Terminals are a complex web of overlapping and competing jurisdictions as the marine and land-based regulatory and governance regimes come together.

Response Planning: Spill response in ports under the Oceans Protection Plan...by Dr. Trevor Heaver...The paramount lesson from examining the spill response systems in the ports of other countries is the vital importance of an overarching national policy.

Environment: Celebrating 10 years of environmental certification...by Amanda Schuldt...Marking the 10-year milestone for their certification program, Green Marine is seeing marked improvement in environmental stewardship from members.

Cruise Industry: The significance of cruise...The total economic impact of cruise on Canada's 2016 economy was $3.2 billion, an increase of 34 per cent over 2012 numbers.

Seafarers: Mission plays an important role for visiting seafarers...by Captain Stephen Brown...The bright blue building on East Waterfront Road exists to meet the needs of those seafarers visiting Vancouver.

Plus:

  • History Lesson: Locks -- The stepping-stones of our waterways...by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: The tide is against underwater noise...by Karissa Kelln, Bernard LLP.
  • And much, much more!

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