BC Shipping News – Volume 9, Issue 3
Focus on Cruise
Industry Insight: Strengthening tug capabilities for B.C.’s coast…Sander Bikkers, President, SAAM SMIT Towage Canada Inc….Bikkers comes to SST Canada just in time to welcome some of the most powerful tugs on the coast.
B.C. Cruise Industry: New lines, new ships welcomed to B.C. coast in 2019…This year’s most notable observation is the significant number of new lines and new ships coming into the market, including some of the largest vessels ever to visit the West Coast…
2019 Cruise Schedule: Arrival and departure times for cruise ships visiting Victoria, Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Nanaimo, Port Alberni and Seattle.
Maritime Excellence: Industry bids Yvette Myers a happy retirement…Yvette was lauded for her dedication, her leadership qualities, and, most of all, for the friendships made…
Marine Technology: Viega’s MegaPress – Providing a leak-free piping system…Viega’s innovative press technology joins carbon steel pipe or stainless steel reliably through the engineered design of the fittings and the use of the press tool.
Event Recap: Shipping Federation’s Mariners’ Workshop…A Pan-Canadian, multi-stakeholder look at shipping…Representatives from across Canada highlighted activities and issues within their regions, allowing attendees to gain a full, pan-Canadian perspective…
- History Lesson — Victoria’s evolution from passenger lines to cruise ships…by David R. Leverton, Maritime Museum of British Columbia
- Legal Affairs — Federal Court provides insight into transfer of vessel ownership…by Catherine A. Hofmann, Bernard LLP
And much, much more!