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Photos: A tour of BC Ferries' Salish Orca

By BCShippingNews 19 March 2017
BC Shipping News gets a sneak peek of new dual-fuel natural-gas ferry...

BC Shipping News was pleased to be invited along on a tour of the Salish Orca, BC Ferries' newest vessel. The following photos help complement the information in the April 2017 issue of BC Shipping News. All photos (with the exception of #29 and 30 which are from BC Ferries) are copyrighted to BC Shipping News and require permission for reprint.

1. The Salish Orca - a good shot of the graphic...
2. The bow visor swings down during the voyage...
3. The Salish Orca.
4. The lower car deck.
5. Deborah Marshall (Executive Director, Public...
6. The hydraulic ramp (with safety gate lowerin...
7. A safety bumper lifts up when the ramp is in...
8. One end of the bridge (replicated on the oth...
9. The bridge features a 360-degree view with u...
10. More of the bridge equipment.
11. Monitors on the bridge.
12. The passenger outdoor viewing area.
13. The Engine Control Room, just a few steps b...
14. One of 16 cabins on board - two are reserve...
15. Mark Wilson explains the safety evacuation...
16. Details of the Salish Orca.
17. The passenger seating area.
18. Kids' play area.
19. Additional passenger seating.
20. The cafeteria.
21. The gift shop.
22. Information about the artwork, artist and S...
23. Thruster.
24. Water mist system.
25. The natural gas storage tank.
26. Pathway leading between End #1 and End #2 o...
27. One of three 8L20DF Wartsila dual-fuel engi...
28. Pressure relief lines along the ceiling of...
29. The FortisBC truck for transferring natural...
30. The bunkering process.