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  • 3 February 2015
    Project & Tenders

    FortisBC said that it will provide up to 300,000 gigajoules of LNG per year, the energy equivalent of 7.8 million litres of diesel fuel, for the next 10 years to help fuel BC Ferries’ three new intermediate class ferries.

  • 3 February 2015
    Project & Tenders

    FortisBC said that it will provide up to 300,000 gigajoules of LNG per year, the energy equivalent of 7.8 million litres of diesel fuel, for the next 10 years to help fuel BC Ferries’ three new intermediate class ferries.

  • 15 November 2017

    FortisBC, the operator of the only two LNG facilities in Canada’s British Columbia, has announced the death of its CEO Michael Mulcahy. “The Board of Directors of FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc. regrets to advise of the sad news of the passing of its President and CEO, Michael Mulcahy after a short illness,” the […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2015

    A new eight-week pre-apprenticeship training program is helping improve access to important trades training so that First Nations individuals can take advantage of skilled employment opportunities, including in the LNG industry.

  • 29 May 2014

      FortisBC said it has received the consent of the Lieutenant Governor in Council to amalgamate its natural gas utilities. This follows regulatory approval from the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) in late February. “With this consent, we now have the necessary government approval required to amalgamate our natural gas utilities, allowing us to eliminate rate discrepancies […]

  • 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.

  • 5 March 2015

    FortisBC released a video showing a visual simulation of its Woodfibre gas pipeline project.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • 21 August 2017

    The proceedings at the FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG plant in Delta, British Columbia, currently undergoing commissioning, were interrupted by an incident on Saturday, leaving one worker injured. 

  • 5 March 2015

    FortisBC released a video showing a visual simulation of its Woodfibre gas pipeline project.

  • 18 December 2017

    Canada’s first LNG shipment from British Columbia arrived at its destination in China last week, FortisBC said. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 27 May 2015

    LNG exports from the west coast of Canada have been heralded as economic salvation for the province of British Columbia.

  • 27 May 2015

    LNG exports from the west coast of Canada have been heralded as economic salvation for the province of 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.

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

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