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BC Shipping News - October 2017 Highlights

By BCShippingNews 25 September 2017
Exclusive articles and updates on commercial marine activity on the West Coast of Canada...
Industry Insight: The revitalization of Seaspan Ferries...Steve Roth, President, Seaspan Ferries Corporation...Blessed with a committed employer, great employees and a pretty good budget, Roth can't hide his enthusiasm when it comes to talking about work.
Ferries: Modern trends in the ferry industry...by Captain Stephen Brown...Given the size of vessels being operated, large parts of today's global ferry industry seek to emulate the onboard experience of a cruise ship...
BC Ferries: New CEO continues reinvestment in assets, infrastructure and people..."BC Ferries is about connecting communities...to enable families to grow and communities to thrive..."
Ferries: Lady Rose Marine: Barkley Sound eagerly awaits new car service ferry. With the support of the local community as well as that of BC Ferries, Mike Surrell's plan promises to reap benefits for the entire region.
Safety: What we talk about when we talk about ferry safety...by Jeffrey Smith...Responses to improve safety are sometimes derived from the most recent incident and are not as prescriptive or forward-inclined as they might be.
Women in Shipping: Robert Allan Ltd: Women shareholders by design..."Since joining Robert Allan Ltd.'s team in 2003, I have had exposure to numerous international projects for customers around the world..."
Women in Shipping: BC Ferries...Bridging the gender gap...by Amanda Schuldt...For some of these women, their early careers involved working in an environment of prejudice, which they say is now diminishing.
Terminals: Ray-Mont Logistics Prince Rupert facility highlights growth of company...True to their core values -- quality, flexibility and innovation -- the Ray-Mont Logistics team has selected the ideal location to expand their operations.
Arctic shipping: MSV Nordica Part II...Modern ice navigation...by Captain Duke Snider...Looking out the window and visually identifying ice around the ship and selecting the most efficient courses through the ice is core to ice navigation.
  • History Lesson: The Old Ship of Zion: St. Paul's Naval Church...by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum.
  • Legal Affairs: Bullying and harrassment...An albatross around everyone's neck...by Anne Amos-Stewart, Bernard LLP
And much, much more!