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  • 9 May 2017
    Vessels

    BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final Salish Class LNG-fueled vessel stopped off in Santa Cruz, the Canary Islands on May 7 for refueling and provisioning.

  • 24 July 2013

    The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to construct three new intermediate class vessels to replace the 48-year old Queen of Burnaby and the 49- year old Queen of Nanaimo. Both of these vessels are nearing the end of their service lives and are scheduled for retirement in 2016. BC Ferries intends to […]

  • 24 July 2013

    The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to construct three new intermediate class vessels to replace the 48-year old Queen of Burnaby and the 49- year old Queen of Nanaimo. Both of these vessels are nearing the end of their service lives and are scheduled for retirement in 2016. BC Ferries intends to build two vessels […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been chosen to class BC Ferries’ three gas-fuelled ‘Intermediate Class’ newbuildings.   BC Ferries has recently awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling USD 165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries. Bud Streeter, President, LR Canada, said: “This project is the culmination of a great deal of hard […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. of Gdansk, Poland contracts totalling $165 million to build three new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries. Lloyd’s Register (LR) will class the ferries. Mark Wilson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Engineering, said: “BC Ferries is very pleased to have LR as the classification society on these new ‘Intermediate Class’ ferries. […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Vessels

    BC Ferries’ Spirit of British Columbia is returning to service on Wednesday after being converted to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Spirit of British Columbia, one of BC Ferries’ two largest vessels, returns to service on the Metro Vancouver (Tsawwassen) – Victoria (Swartz Bay) route following. The Spirit of Vancouver Island will also […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      The BC Ferries Commissioner has approved BC Ferries’ application to construct three new intermediate class vessels to replace the 48-year old Queen of Burnaby and the 49- year old Queen of Nanaimo. Both of these vessels are nearing the end of their service lives and are scheduled for retirement in 2016. BC Ferries intends […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Vessels

    BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final Salish Class LNG-fueled vessel arrived in British Columbia on Wednesday following a 41-day journey from Remontowa Shipbuilding in Gdansk, Poland.

  • 23 November 2016
    Vessels

    BC Ferries on Tuesday said that its first LNG-fueled vessel, the Salish Orca departed Gdansk, Poland and set off on it 10,440 nautical mile journey to British Columbia, Canada.

  • 10 July 2015
    Vessels

    BC Ferries informed it has shortlisted three shipyards, including one British Columbian yard, for the Spirit Class vessels mid-life upgrades including conversion to dual-fuel so they can operate on liquefied natural gas.

  • 10 July 2015
    Vessels

    BC Ferries informed it has shortlisted three shipyards, including one British Columbian yard, for the Spirit Class vessels mid-life upgrades including conversion to dual-fuel so they can operate on liquefied natural gas.

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian ferry operator, BC Ferries, has postponed the mid-life upgrades and LNG conversion for its two Spirit Class vessels, which were initially scheduled to start in the fall of 2016, for one year. Originally, BC Ferries was planning the mid-life upgrade and LNG conversion for the Spirit of Vancouver Island to occur in the fall of 2016 […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries is asking for community input regarding its five next-generation vessels.

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries noted that its second hybrid-electric ship, Island Aurora, entered service on Thursday, June 18.

  • 20 January 2015
    Vessels

    BC Ferries said that the first steel cut for the first of three new intermediate class ferries (ICF) took place at the Remontowa Shipbuilding shipyard in Gdansk, Poland.

  • 1 May 2017

    BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final Salish Class LNG-fueled vessel, is on its way from Remontowa Shipbuilding’s Gdansk, Poland, shipyard to British Columbia.

  • 26 November 2014
    Vessels

    BC Ferries will convert its two largest vessels, the Spirit of Vancouver Island and the Spirit of British Columbia, to run on LNG.

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries has taken delivery of Northern Sea Wolf, the recently acquired vessel which is intended for the company’s new mid-coast ferry service. The delivery took place in Greece on August 30, 2017. In April, commissioner of BC Ferries approved the purchase of the secondhand vessel for the new ferry service between Port […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian ferry operator, BC Ferries, has postponed the mid-life upgrades and LNG conversion for its two Spirit Class vessels, which were initially scheduled to start in the fall of 2016, for one year. Originally, BC Ferries was planning the mid-life upgrade and LNG conversion for the Spirit of Vancouver Island to occur in the fall of 2016 […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Vessels

    Salish Eagle, BC Ferries’ second LNG-fueled vessel transited Panama Canal overnight on March 5 on its way to British Columbia.

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries’ Queen of Capilano will undergo a USD 12 million mid-life upgrade (MLU) from January 5 to May 5, 2015 to prepare the vessel for another 20 years of service. The Bowen Queen will provide service on the Bowen Island-Horseshoe Bay route for the duration of the MLU. The refit work will be carried […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    BC Ferries is to embark on a CAD 3.9 billion capital plan, the largest in the company’s history.