BC Ferries’ third Island Class ferry is now on its way to British Columbia, departing Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania in the early morning of May 19, local time.
Another of BC Ferries’ Island Class ferries has launched, entering the water last Thursday at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.
Two-ship service with new Island Class ferries coming to Campbell River – Quadra Island route in 2022
The vessel is part of an order of six such vessels for the ferry operator and will perform an environmentally efficient inter-island ferry service between Vancouver and Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.
Wärtsilä has again been selected to provide an integrated system consisting of the LNG plant, dual-fuel engines, and electrical propulsion system for the latest addition to Vancouver, Canada based BC Ferries’ series of Salish Class vessels.
On 19th February BC Ferries held a naming ceremony for the first of its two Island Class Ferries at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime. At the event, the names of the vessels – Island Discovery and Island Aurora – were revealed for the first time.
Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that the company has been selected by Damen Shipyards to supply the energy storage system (ESS) for four new battery-hybrid ferries for BC Ferries.
BC Ferries revealed the names of its first two Island Class Ferries at a special naming ceremony at Victoria’s Point Hope Maritime.
In the space of just a few weeks, two, 81-metre road ferries for the Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries have been launched at Damen Shipyards Galat.
The award, received last month at the Shippax Ferry Conference, recognizes the innovative work performed on the Spirit of British Columbia, which is among the largest passenger ferries ever to be converted to natural gas propulsion.