• AAL bridges the gap for Victoria, B.C.

    AAL completes shipment of iconic Johnson Street Bridge replacement Read more »
  • Northern Sea Wolf sets sail for B.C.

    Vessel will arrive this fall for service beginning in summer 2018 Read more »
  • Barkley Sound eagerly awaits new car service ferry

    Lady Rose Marine potentially about to undergo a major expansion... Read more »

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The MV Frances Barkley (photo: BC Shipping News)
For over 75 years, Lady Rose Marine Services has been providing a vital passenger and freight ferry connection between Port Alberni, Ucluelet, Bamfield and the Broken Group Islands. Now, under the leadership of owner Mike Surrell, the company is pote...
Al-Salam Boccacio 98 (2006) (Carlo Martinelli - Shipspotting)
2017 marks more than Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation. It is an occasion to take stock of a century and a half of progress in global marine safety, founded on the regulatory reforms pursued by Samuel Plimsoll in the 1860s. The carria...
Steve Roth, President, Seaspan Ferries Corporation
With a new terminal, two new LNG ferries and the start of an RFP process for up to two or three more, 2017 has been a busy year for Steve Roth, President – Seaspan Ferries Corporation (SFC). Thanks to a $250-million commitment from the Washingt...
"Deal of the Year": Hapag-Lloyd Wins Lloyd's List Award
At the Lloyd’s List Global Awards held in London on September 27, Hapag-Lloyd was awarded one of the industry’s most prestigious honours: The liner shipping company won the “Deal of the Year” award for its merger with UASC, a...
Prince Rupert's Fairview Terminal (inset: Maersk Line Canada President Jack Mahoney)
When Jack Mahoney took over the role of President, Maersk Line, Canada, nearly two years ago, there was only one Maersk vessel per week calling on the West Coast of Canada. “Now, we have two per week,” he said. “And not only have we...