BC Shipping News – Volume 9, Issue 4
Focus on Energy Resource Transport
Industry Insight: More than just big spills from tankers…Anne Legars, Administrator, Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund…Legars provides insight into Canada’s oil spill liability and compensation regime, noting that it’s not just for big spills from tankers.
LPG: AltaGas Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal — A big step forward for Canada’s gas exports…”Being Canada’s first propane export operation was not without its challenges, but we see the stage now set for even greater opportunities to follow…”
In Memoriam: Marcel LaRoche, Ch. Eng., Director, LNG, BC Ferries…An ocean elder on a sacred coast in a maritime century…By Captain Georges LaRoche and K. Joseph Spears.
Marine Traffic: NEB’s Trans Mountain reconsideration highlights a bigger picture for industry…While the NEB reconsideration report reached the same conclusion as the original submission…the report’s new recommendations highlight issues that will impact the entire shipping industry.
Spill Response: The effect of weather on oil at sea…By Lee Britton…Understanding the environmental factors that are critical to the success of a response can increase the efficiency of response efforts and decrease risks to human health and safety.
LNG: LNG Canada gets started…By Mark Turner…LNG Canada is a member of BC Chamber of Shipping and we work closely with all the local marine industry partners to improve safety and marine operations…
Project cargo: AAL Seeing opportunities for growth on the West Coast…
Maritime Profile: AMIX Group — Construction, deconstruction and moving cargo on the waterfront.
- History Lesson — Scupper that! Strange things that have ended up in Burrard Inlet…by Lea Edgar, Vancouver Maritime Museum
- Legal Affairs — New regulations come in to force for passenger liability insurance…by Glen Krueger, Bernard LLP
And much, much more!