BC Shipping News - September 2017 Highlights

By BCShippingNews
August 22 2017
BC Shipping News - September 2017
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...
 
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 Canada's largest port, Wellstood oversees 640 km of shoreline, 27 major marine cargo terminals with over 3,100 vessel visits annually, and don't forget about the domestic tug and barge operations, the SeaBus, recreational vessels and one of the largest float plane airports in the world.
 
Ports: Sustainable development of B.C. ports: Leadership perspectives...by Captain Stephen Brown...Against a background of major expectations, Captain Brown interviews the CEOs of B.C.'s ports for a full activity update.
 
Intermodal Rail: Energizing port traffic...by Darryl Anderson...The growth of international intermodal traffic in Canada is increasingly linked to North American economic and trade conditions. 
 
Containers: Maersk Line Canada President shares insights on container sector...In an exclusive interview, Jack Mahoney discusses West Coast and global container activity.
 
Op-Ed: Cabotage: Fight for cabotage gathering global strength...by Terry Engler...The President of ILWU Local 400 reports on the international meeting of stakeholders to examine the realities of cabotage.
 
Clear Seas: Setting the facts straight...Peter Ellis, Executive Director for Clear Seas, talks to BC Shipping News about the importance of starting any discussion on shipping with an agreed upon set of facts.
 
Arctic Shipping: Earliest ever west-to-east Northwest Passage voyage highlights changes in Arctic shipping...Captain Duke Snider describes his recent journey onboard the MSV Nordica.
 
Plus:
  • History Lesson: A brief history of kayaks...by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Ship recycling and the transboundary movement of hazardous materials...by Mark Gill, Bernard LLP.
And much, much more!