BC Shipping News – Volume 8, Issue 5
Focus on Terminals
Industry Insight: Defining the keys to success…Angie Kalhar, KTL Transport / Euro Asia Transload…The Kalhar family has successfully taken one driver and one truck and turned it into one of the largest transload and trucking companies in Canada.
Terminals: Facing up to the competitive challenges…By Captain Stephen Brown…On Canada’s West Coast, we are seeing a regional trend towards diversification, and in some cases, a complete change of utilization.
LNG Terminals: B.C.’s LNG dream still within reach…Given that the U.S. is now a net exporter of LNG (and expected to become the third-largest exporter in the world by 2020), finding new markets for Canada’s resource is becoming a critical, even urgent task.
Biofouling: The maritime industry deals with invasive aquatic species…By Darryl Anderson and Georges LaRoche…Invasive aquatic species (AIS) – via “biofouling” – is one problem that has been identified by the International Maritime Organization as a significant environmental threat.
Underwater Noise: Ship design with a porpoise in mind!...By Liz McCrary and Donald MacPherson, HydroComp, Inc…If the interest is noise, then let’s use practical noise metrics a way to rank vessel operation in noise-sensitive zones, and not use a one-size-fits-all speed limit.
Events: Mari-Tech 2018 Recap…Strong attendance and relevant speakers make for a highly successful conference. From the venue to the speakers to the exhibits and networking, Mari-Tech 2018 was the place to be for the maritime industry in April.
- History Lesson: Mayday! Marine traffic management in B.C. By Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
- Legal Affairs: Update on interprovincial transport of oil…Practical federalism: A cynical strategy…By Russell Robertson, Bernard LLP