• Shipyards enjoying a good and steady pace

    Majority report the same as or better than last year and expecting just as much or more... Read more »
  • Deplorable footwear and its connection to fleet risk reduction

    By Dermot Loughnane CEO, Tactical Marine Solutions Ltd. Read more »
  • Ports getting ready for a stellar year

    BC Shipping News finds high optimism, coupled with hard-working staff... Read more »

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Sylte Shipyard delivers new Catherwood Sea Imp XI (Photo: BC Shipping News)
From Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard vessels, to tugs and barges, pleasure craft, fishing boats, and ferries, B.C.’s shipyards have been maintaining a good pace of business with the majority reporting the same as or better than las...
Deplorable footwear and its connection to fleet risk reduction
A couple of years ago, an article in Lloyd’s List caused me to ponder. The article was headlined Viking Islay Master ‘failed in his duty of care.’ I quote directly from the article concerning the actions of some of the crew of the E...
The Samson V
There was a time when the Fraser River was bustling with paddle steamers. While the river is still heavily trafficked today, paddle wheel steam ships have long since disappeared, replaced by the more compact screw propeller vessels. If you wish to ri...
Modern western society is a curious dream world — a place in which government is expected to observe, legislate, protect and even compensate for all sorts of risks, while at the same time leaving citizens free to indulge in any manner of hazard...
Rear Admiral Art McDonald, new Commander of Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force (Pacific),
People first, mission always. It is in this context that Rear Admiral Art McDonald, new Commander of Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force (Pacific), considers the priorities of his current leadership role in the Royal Canadian Navy. In a rece...