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March 20, 2020

Atlantic Towing helps a B.C. community college to purchase a state-of-the-art simulator

Camosun College, a community college in Victoria, British Columbia, is set to get a new state-of-the-art marine simulator with the help of $700,000 in funding from the J.D. Irving company Atlantic Towing Limited (ATL). ATL has arranged for the funding to be provided over a three-year period by another Irving company, Irving Shipbuilding, Inc. (ISI), […]

Atlantic Towing helps a B.C. community college to purchase a state-of-the-art simulator
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Georgian College obtains a new marine simulator with CSL’s financial help
March 16, 2020

Georgian College obtains a new marine simulator with CSL’s financial help

Thanks to a generous donation from Canada Steamship Lines (CSL), students in Georgian College’s marine programs, as well as cadets and working mariners, will have access to a state-of-the-art marine simulator at the Owen Sound Campus. CSL, a division of the CSL Group, contributed $540,000 toward the new Advanced Integrated Simulator. Georgian College is now […]

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor receives sustainability award
February 27, 2020

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor receives sustainability award

At its annual conference, South Shore Clean Cities presented Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor the 2019 Sustainability Leadership Award for showing extraordinary leadership in making strides to the sustainable transportation and/or energy sectors. “We are extremely honored to receive this award from a community partner that works to facilitate clean technology in the region,” said Ports […]

Ocean acquires new eco-friendly equipment
February 25, 2020

Ocean acquires new eco-friendly equipment

A new “waterblast” high-pressure water-jet robot purchased by Ocean has been put to use for the first time at a floating dry dock to strip the hull of the Ocean Raynald T. tug. The new technology allows the water used for sanding to be recovered, filtered and reused. No residue is left on the operation […]

BC Ferries orders 6th LNG-fueled vessel
February 12, 2020

BC Ferries orders 6th LNG-fueled vessel

British Columbia Ferry Services Inc.’s newly ordered Salish Class ferry is part of its Clean Futures Plan that aims to replace diesel fuels with cleaner energy options, including liquefied natural gas (LNG). The vessel will be constructed at the Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Gdansk, Poland, and be identical to the three Salish Class vessels built […]

GCT designates $200,000 fund to study cumulative effects within the South Salish Sea
February 11, 2020

GCT designates $200,000 fund to study cumulative effects within the South Salish Sea

Global Container Terminals (GCT) has established a $200,000 fund to support Indigenous-led initiatives aimed at increasing both participation and collaboration in the cumulative-effects assessment of the South Salish Sea off British Columbia’s coast. GCT created the fund in response to the calls for action voiced by many Indigenous leaders at the historic Declaration Conference on […]

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority to investigate cruise shore power
February 10, 2020

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority to investigate cruise shore power

The Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) has applied to the municipality of Victoria, British Columbia, have its master plan for the Breakwater District at Ogden Point extended to 2025. The extension would allow GVHA to refocus its immediate attention on establishing shore power for cruise ships at Ogden Point. The GVHA estimates shore power would […]

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November 2019
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