The Vancouver International Maritime Centre held its official launch reception on September 18 at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Already celebrating their first "win" with AAL Shipping's strengthened foothold in North America - and its expanded presence in Vancouver - VIMC Chairman Graham Clarke and Executive Director Kaity Arsoniadis-Stein welcomed industry guests along with senior executive of AAL Shipping, Bernhard Huizenga, B.C.'s Finance Minister Mike De Jong and Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Regional Director Christian Hansen. Click here to learn more about the VIMC: http://bit.ly/1NJFkWr and watch for the November issue of BC Shipping News when we feature AAL Shipping and their expanding presence on the West Coast. Please note: our apologies if we have missed a name or incorrectly spelled anyone's name - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to provide any corrections.