BC Ferries confirmed today the Northern Sea Wolf begins service on the Central Coast route on May 18 after successfully completing its sea trials and dock fits during April and May. The seasonal direct service between Port Hardy and Bella Coola starts on June 3.
Marine industry and government sign five-year commitment to continue voluntary measures to protect Southern Resident killer whales
The marine transportation industry has entered into a conservation agreement with the Government of Canada to support ongoing recovery efforts for the Southern Resident killer whale population that frequents the B.C. coast.
The products and services of the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) are used continuously by all mariners throughout Canada to aid navigation. Whether it’s a chart, Sailing Directions or Tides and Currents Tables, these essential products are the output of the dedicated professionals who work for CHS.
The tug, designed by Robert Allan is a RAstar 3200W with the name Tsimshian Warrior, will join the SST fleet in Canada. In addition to being one of the greenest tugs in the world, it is modified to suit extreme local conditions with upgraded systems.
In 1947, a record-breaking tow was accomplished by a local Canadian tug. The Snohomish had a long history of service in America and later with local tows in Canadian waters but it was the achievement of an incredible 10,000-mile tow to Buenos Aires that truly made her historically unique.
Industry insight with Bart Reynolds, President, Seaspan Marine…As President of Seaspan Marine and the person accountable for the success of that company’s tug and barge business, Bart Reynolds has been applying lessons learned from diverse sectors in the marine transportation industry…