• Shipyards: An international perspective... By Captain Stephen Brown

    A global downturn of 71 per cent in orders in 2016 compared to 2015 was bound to have consequences... Read more »
  • 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 »
  • Industry insight: Taking B.C.'s oldest shipyard to new heights

    Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime Read more »

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Predicted expansion of world seaborne trade to 2050.
Many of you will have sat through presentations in which I have spoken to the pending crisis in world shipyards as a consequence of the financial crisis affecting most sectors of global shipping. That crisis has now been with us for the past two to t...
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...
Riccardo Regosa, General Manager, Point Hope Maritime
When Hank Bekkering announced his retirement from Point Hope Maritime, few could imagine a replacement as knowledgeable or passionate about the shipbuilding and repair industry. Enter Riccardo Regosa. Through a world-wide search, Regosa was selected...
Mark Collins, BC Ferries’ President and CEO (far left) and Ian Maxwell, President and CEO Ralmax Group of Companies, owners of Point Hope Maritime (far right) oversee the signing of the contract by Mark Wilson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Engineering (centre left) and Riccardo Regosa, General Manager Point Hope Maritime (centre right).
BC Ferries and Point Hope Maritime Ltd. announced today they have entered into a five-year supply agreement for scheduled dry-docking, maintenance, repair or refit requirements, as well as emergency dry-docking services, for eight of BC Ferries...
Executive Senior Vice President, K.D. Lee, pictured signing for HHI-EMD at the ceremony in Copenhagen. Also pictured are: (left) Klaus Engberg, Senior Vice President – Head of Two-Stroke Licensing; and (right) Thomas Knudsen, Senior Vice President – Head of Low-Speed. Standing (from left): W. S. Jeong (Hyundai), Head of Marine Engine & Machinery Sales Dept.; Søren H. Jensen, Vice President, R&D; Bjarne Foldager, Vice President – Sales & Promotion, Two-Stroke Business; and J. D. Yu (Hyundai) Seni
At a recent ceremony in Copenhagen, the Engine & Machinery Division of Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI-EMD) signed a contract extending its two-stroke licence agreement with MAN Diesel & Turbo. This latest extension continues a low-speed collab...