On August 3, 2017 Salish Raven, the third in the series of three new LNG-powered car passenger Salish Class ferries started its service on the Tsawwassen – Southern Gulf Islands route – BC Ferries (BCF) annouced.
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BC Ferries’ Salish Raven, the third and final ‘Salish’ class vessel, is on its way. The Remontowa Shipbuilding yard built vessel departed Gdansk, Poland, before noon on April 28, 2017, for a 10,440 nautical mile journey bound for its new home in British Columbia.
BC Ferries’ second of three new liquefied natural gas-powered Salish Class vessels, the Salish Eagle, arrived at its British Columbia home on March 20 – BC Ferries reports in its press release. The vessel took 38 days to travel 10,440 nautical miles from Remontowa Shipbuilding SA in Gdansk, Poland, where […]
Salish Orca, the first of three new LNG powered Salish Class vessels built for BC Ferries at Gdansk based Remontowa Shipbuilding reached British Columbia waters in the morning on January 11, 2017, after a 50-day 10,440 nautical mile journey from Gdansk, Poland. The vessel departed Poland on November 22, 2016, […]
BC Ferries’ Salish Orca, the first of three new Salish Class vessels, is on its way. The vessel departed Gdansk, Poland around noon on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 for a 10,440 nautical mile journey bound for its new home in British Columbia. The Transatlantic voyage will take approximately 45 to 55 days, […]
On Thursday, the 3rd of June 2016, the official naming ceremony of the further two intermediate class ferries under construction for BC Ferries took place at the Remontowa Shipbuilding yard, the member of Remontowa Holding. Michelle Le Tourneau i Mrs. Jodi Gaudet, the Godmothers of the ferries smashed champagne bottles […]
BC Ferries, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council and Esquimalt Nation has recently revealed the first of three Coast Salish artistic designs for BC Ferries’ new Salish Class vessels – we can read in the company’s press release. Esquimalt Nation’s Darlene Gait designed the artwork that will adorn the Salish Orca. […]
BC Ferries revealed the winner of the mid-life upgrades contract for Spirit-class ferries. Vessels are to be converted to operate on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Following the completion of a competitive bidding process, BC Ferries has awarded Remontowa Ship Repair Yard SA of Gdansk, Poland a contract totalling $ 140 million to conduct […]