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Wednesday, December 6, 2017SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT COMING SOON
VICTORIA – BC Ferries is pleased to advise customers that the company will be introducing a smoke-free environment in all BC Ferries locations, including terminals and vessels starting January 22, 2018. This also includes the interior of all vehicles on BC Ferries property.
Friday, December 1, 2017NORTHERN SEA WOLF TRANSITS THE PANAMA CANAL
VICTORIA – BC Ferries’ Northern Sea Wolf, the vessel acquired for the new route from Port Hardy – Bella Coola, and named through a community engagement process, transited the Panama Canal today, bringing it one step closer to its arrival in B.C. waters later this month. The vessel departed from Athens, Greece, on Nov. 3 for the 10,097 nautical mile journey to B.C.
Friday, November 24, 2017BC FERRIES RELEASES SECOND QUARTER RESULTS
VICTORIA – British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. (BC Ferries) saw the highest passenger traffic levels in the second quarter that the company has experienced in over 20 years. Vehicle traffic levels were the highest BC Ferries has ever experienced in both the second quarter and year-to-date. During this quarter, passenger and vehicle traffic increased 5.2 per cent compared to the same quarter in the previous year, resulting in higher revenue and contributing favourably to net earnings.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017BC FERRIES ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY SAVINGS
VICTORIA – BC Ferries announced today that early morning and late evening savings are back for the upcoming holiday travel period. This pricing gives customers the opportunity to save significantly on more than 260 select sailings on routes between Metro Vancouver – Vancouver Island and Metro Vancouver – Sunshine Coast over the upcoming holiday season.
Friday, November 3, 2017NORTHERN SEA WOLF SETS SAIL FOR BC
VICTORIA – BC Ferries’ Northern Sea Wolf, the vessel acquired for the new route from Port Hardy – Bella Coola, and named through a community engagement process, is on its way to British Columbia. The vessel departed from the port of Piraeus in Athens, Greece, on Nov. 3 for the 10,097 nautical mile journey to its new home in British Columbia.
Friday, October 20, 2017BC FERRIES RECOGNIZED WITH MULTIPLE AWARDS
VICTORIA – BC Ferries recently received a number local, provincial and international awards highlighting the company’s focus on safety, the environment and its workplace.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017BC FERRIES ASSISTS CUSTOMERS WITH NEW REGULATION RESTRICTING PASSENGERS FROM CLOSED CAR DECKS
Tomorrow marks the implementation of Transport Canada regulations that restrict passengers from remaining in their vehicles on closed car decks. BC Ferries understands this change impacts customers that need to remain in their vehicles. BC Ferries wants to help where possible.
Thursday, October 5, 2017BC FERRIES ADDS 90 EXTRA SAILINGS FOR THANKSGIVING LONG WEEKEND
VICTORIA – BC Ferries is adding 90 extra sailings for the upcoming Thanksgiving long weekend. Crews on the ships and at the terminals are ready to offer customers a great travel experience.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017BC FERRIES CALLS PILOT PROJECT SUCCESSFUL ON GABRIOLA ROUTE
After analysing results of a two-year pilot that saw sailings added to the Saturday and Sunday sailing schedules during the peak summer season, BC Ferries has declared a success, and the sailings will continue in future schedules for Gabriola Island.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017BC FERRIES CALLS PILOT PROJECT SUCCESSFUL
After analysing results of a two-year pilot that saw sailings added to the Friday sailing schedules on the routes servicing both Denman and Hornby Islands during the ‘shoulder’ seasons, BC Ferries’ declared a success, and the sailings will continue in future schedules.
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