Robert Allan Ltd. is Canada’s most senior consulting Naval Architectural firm, established in Vancouver, B.C. in 1930. The company has earned an international reputation for innovative, successful designs for a wide range of ships and has been a leader in creating cost-efficient vessels for service in the marine transportation industry. Our experience includes designs for hundreds of vessels of almost all types, from small fishing boats to ocean-going ferries. We provide independent professional marine consulting and design services to a worldwide client base, supported by the latest in computer-aided design technology
Seaspan is an association of Canadian companies primarily involved in coastal and deepsea transportation, bunkering, ship repair and shipbuilding services in Western North America. In addition to the marine transportation services offered directly through Seaspan, commercial ferry, shipyard and bunkering services are provided via affiliate companies: Marine Petrobulk, Seaspan Ferries, Vancouver Drydock, Vancouver Shipyards and Victoria Shipyards. Vancouver Drydock is strategically located in the deep water Port of Vancouver. The yard provides a full range of quality repair services and understands the importance of delivering vessels on time and on budget.
Ledcor owns and operates six tugboats and thirteen barges, making it one of the largest marine operations serving natural resources and industrial customers in Southwest British Columbia (BC). Our tugs are based in Richmond, BC in the North Arm of the Fraser River, with one vessel working full time in Victoria. They can be deployed to any area along the southern BC coast in a timely manner. Marine Services include: ship assist, barge and vessel towage, ship berthing and marine towing services and emergency marine services.
Island Tug and Barge is the West Coast’s largest bulk transporter of refined petroleum products. Our services include bulk fuel transportation, specialty towing, marine fuel sales & marketing, and marine logistics.
With proven expertise in the transportation of specialized cargoes, a state-of-the-art fleet and over fifty years of experience, ITB is the marine transporter of choice for some of the world’s leading multi-national oil companies.
SMIT Marine Canada Inc. and it subsidiaries has announced a rebranding. As of July 1st the company became part of Saam Smit Towage, a joint operation between Boskalis B.V. of the Netherlands and Saam S.A. of Chile a cooperation which spans Canada, Mexico, Panama and Brazil. The aim of Saam Smit Towage will be to remain a major player in its existing markets and expand into Central America and the Caribbean. SAAM SMIT Towage is able to provide assistance to ships in distress anywhere in the world, at any time with safety as core value.
Walking Granville Island today, you can see the traces of its origins. Around some of the trees you can see the sandy soil deposited for millennia by the streams draining into False Creek. Railway track can still be seen amongst the cobblestone streets and the industrial heritage of the Island is stamped on every building.
We offer powerful, cost-effective and efficient propulsion and manoeuvring systems for the widest range of vessels. Functional market segmentation helps us to target the exact needs of our customers: inland shipping, river and coastal shipping, ferries, yachts, harbour and sea-going tugs, ocean-going vessels, offshore systems, and military applications. Each area has different requirements, for which our engineers and technicians develop the appropriate Solutions.
We acknowledge the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia
The purpose of the Society is to preserve the history of commercial boat building in Steveston. The activities of the Society include: collecting artifacts, photographs & documents; raising funds for the restoration, repair and preservation of heritage vessels and associated elements of Steveston’s history. The Society is also directly involved in education, research and promoting general understanding and enjoyment of Canada’s West Coast marine history.
Our highly skilled crews work on all types of vessels; Steel, Aluminum, Wood or Fiberglass. Our expertise in systems maintenance, pumps, hydraulics, refrigeration, engines and mechanical systems, is second to none.
Haul-outs and modifications to your vessel are done to your specifications, within an owner’s budget, and on time. We maintain constant communication with our customers to ensure we meet or exceed your expectations.
Cullen Diesel Power serves customers who are looking for reliable and economical power products to fulfill their power needs. Whether for marine engines from MTU, large mining trucks from Bucycus, any size of generators with MTU Onsite Energy or any type of large trucks and even air starters from TDI, we can take care of your power needs.
We provide our customers with new product sales as well as parts and service support in British Columbia by being a part of Detroit Diesel and MTU Onsite Energy Generator’s worldwide distributor network.
Since 1948 Mercury has been serving the Marine community with reliable marine Transportation solutions. Our modern well maintained fleet consists of 6 tugs and 9 barges. Our operational area takes in the entire coast of B.C. from Puget Sound to Alaska.
International Marine Consultants (IMC) provides comprehensive and cost effective consulting and technical services to oil companies, marketing and refining concerns, vessel charterers, and other marine related organizations.
We reach over 20,000 readers every month: vessel and fleet owners, boat builders and repairers, captains and crews on tugs, crew boats, ferries, workboats and fishing vessels. Our writers and editors travel the coast to provide knowledgeable, interesting features on the people and communities of the working waterfront.
BC Shipping News has quickly become the ‘must-read’ journal for commercial marine industry stakeholders on the West Coast. With a refreshing and unique perspective on maritime issues, BCSN features exclusive interviews, in-depth reviews and news of matters that impact on marine businesses as well as regular features such as legal affairs and maritime history.
BCSN is as much an industry journal as it is a forum for the industry to tell its own story – not just read by the industry, but written by them as well.
Our on-line presence – www.bcshippingnews.com – enjoys a large readership where visitors receive up-to-the-minute news, photos and video.
We have a passion for technology and developing new ideas, we constantly push forward the science of coatings – challenging the smallest detail. That’s why we bring so many groundbreaking innovations and award winning products to market.
Founded in 1948 by T.A. McLaren (1919 – 1999), Allied Shipbuilders is proud to have built 259 vessels during it’s sixty plus years of continuous operation on the West Coast of North America. Located at the mouth of the Seymour River in North Vancouver, BC, Canada. The company provides shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering services to the commercial marine industry on the Pacific West Coast.