BC Shipping News - Volume 9, Issue 4
Focus on Energy Resource Transport
Industry Insight:Â More than just big spills from tankers…Anne Legars, Administrator, Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund…Legars provides insight into Canadaâ€™s oil spill liability and compensation regime, noting that itâ€™s not just for big spills from tankers.
LPG: AltaGas Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal — A big step forward for Canadaâ€™s gas exports…”Being Canadaâ€™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: NEBâ€™s Trans Mountain reconsideration highlights a bigger picture for industry…While the NEB reconsideration report reached the same conclusion as the original submission…the reportâ€™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!