• Central Vancouver Island welcomes MS The World

    Nanaimo to host cruise ship for two-day stay... Read more »
  • Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016

    Economic impact expected to continue growing as passenger visits rise again in 2017 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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Central Vancouver Island welcomes MS The World
MS The World, returns to the Port of Nanaimo Thursday July 13 at 0700 hours for two days, departing at midnight on Friday July 14.  Bernie Dumas, President & CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority, is enthusiastic about her third visit to the Por...
Since the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority started measuring air quality in the James Bay community in 2011, levels of sulphur dioxide have steadily declined. This year, as reported in the annual BC Lung Association State of the Air Report, SO2 is...
Cruise ship industry contributes $3.2 billion to the Canadian economy in 2016
Cruise ships, together with their passengers and crew, make a significant annual contribution to the Canadian economy – and cruise industry spending is increasing at a healthy rate in all three of Canada’s major coastal cruise regions...
Ogden Point, Victoria
When the Star Princess arrives at the Ogden Point cruise ship terminal at noon today, she will kick off a cruise season in Victoria that will bring more than 550,000 visitors to the city. (Photo above: Soon to be a familiar sight for the season, Ogde...
Nanaimo's Cruise Terminal can accommodate vessels of any size (photo courtesy Nanaimo Port Authority)
Once again, Canada’s West Coast ports are gearing up for a busy cruise season which will see the return of favourites like the Disney Wonder, the Explorer of the Seas and the Crystal Serenity (which is going for a secon...