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BC Shipping News - April 2016 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 22 March 2016
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...

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Industry Insight...The hidden heroes...Andrew Carney, Fleet Chief Engineer, Holland America Group - Part of the Carnival Group of Companies...With a strong commitment to high standards, marine engineers like Carney continually prove their worth.

B.C. Cruise Industry...Cruise industry in B.C. remains strong...It's shaping up to be another strong year for B.C.'s cruise industry. While Vancouver and Victoria continue to attract record numbers of passengers and ships, Nanaimo and Prince Rupert are equally encouraged by the upcoming season as well as future prospects.

Cruise...Canada's cruise advantages by Darryl Anderson...There are two significant influences currently shaping Canada's cruise industry...

2016 Cruise Schedule...Cruise itineraries for Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince Rupert, and Seattle.

Technology...Run cleaner, smarter, with an amine-based additive in IFO 180 fuel by Tim Rivard...IFO quality varies globally...and may be full of catalytic fines, water, bacterial contamination, congealed solids and more. An effective fuel additive can result in more efficient operating conditions and will save money.

Events...Cargo Logistics Canada 2106: The entire supply chain converged in Montreal by Peter Hurme. If there was one word to describe the over-arching theme to come out of CLC16, it was likely "growth," which was framed at the sold-out lunch keynote presentation...

Events...Mari-Tech 2016 is fast approaching! Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas will bring you the knowledge and expertise she has acquired while operating in harsh environments.


  • History Lesson: The Fraser River's lost ferries by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
  • Legal Affairs: Criminal negligence causing death: Man sent to prison for breaching Collision Regulations by Russell Robertson, Bernard LLP

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