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BC Shipping News - September 2018 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 21 August 2018
BC Shipping News - September 2018 Highlights
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight: Poised for greatness: Ewan Moir, Port of Nanaimo...Moir is applying the many principles and disciplines he has learned over the progression of his career to bring the Port of Nanaimo to the brink of remarkable growth.

B.C. Ports: Common priorities and issues offset unique opportunities and challenges for B.C. ports...Infrastructure investment, access to funding, community engagement, environmental sustainability, transparent and consistent permitting processes...while they may vary greatly in size, stage of growth and specific opportunities and challenges, B.C. ports have much in common...

Asian Ports: How do they stack up? By Jaya Prakash...With rising trade volumes and the generally accepted notion that ports are trade facilitators, the race to build ports is and has been relentless.

Terminals: North Shore Trade Area logistics infrastructure positioned for growth. By Darryl Anderson...When the last of six North Shore Trade Area projects were completed in 2015, it marked a turning point for international trade.

Shipping: Q&A with Shipping Federation President..."Ensuring that vessels have access to cost-efficient services has always been at the forefront of our agenda and definitely remains so today."

Autonomous Shipping: The impact of autonomous shipping on port security. By Allan McDougall...What is notably absent in both the MSC 99 notes and the Secretary-General's opening address is any significant mention of port security.


  • History Lesson: Rats and ships...A quest for world domination. By Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...Understanding the Project and Environmental Review Process. By Karissa Kelln, Bernard LLC

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