The converted Spirit of Vancouver Island at Remontowa SA shortly before her departure. Spirit of Vancouver Island owned by BC Ferries, has been converted at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA. On 27 February 2019 the ferry departed from the yard following the completion of a mid-life upgrade (MLU).
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, 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 […]