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BC Shipping News - November 2016 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 24 October 2016
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight...For the love of a challenge...Ken Burton, Executive Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum...Burton is one of those rare examples of a leader who usually chooses the road "less travelled" and always excels at the task at hand.

Canadian Coast Guard...Coast Guard Chief determined to live up to public expectations...by Ray Dykes...Girouard sees the future as "exciting and busy" with the Federal Government investing more aggressively int he Coast Guard's Western Region.

Royal Canadian Navy...Commander prepares for the "new" Navy...People first, mission always. It is in this context that Rear Admiral Art McDonald considers his priorities.

JRCC Victoria...Effective collaboration saves lives...The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Victoria is an example of the effectiveness of collaboration and co-operation when saving lives.

RCM-SAR...A key partner in marine safety...by Rob Duffus...Volunteer-based with more than 1,000 members and 35 rescue stations,  Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue responds to about one-third of all marine emergencies in the province.

Firefighting vessels..Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services welcomes Fireboat 1...by Michael Gardiner...The continual advances in technology, combined with a properly engineered vessel, are critical factors for Vancouver's new fireboat.


  • History Lesson: From captain to cult leader: The curious tale of Brother XII by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Succession planning for small business by Catherine Hofmann, Bernard LLP

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