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Service notice - Temporary Vessel Replacement - Queen of Alberni - Effective Until Further Notice  - Vancouver (Tsawwassen) - Nanaimo (Duke Point)

Posted:   Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Temporary vessel replacement

Tsawwassen – Duke Point


The Queen of Alberni will remain out of service on the Tsawwassen - Duke Point until further notice for required maintenance.

As of November 12, 2020 at 8:15 pm, the Queen of New Westminster will be the replacement vessel for the Queen of Alberni.  Commercial operators please note the Queen of New Westminster has a height clearance of 13’8” and width of 12’ as compared to the 14’6” height clearance and width of 14’6" on the Queen of Alberni.

BC Ferries apologizes for any inconvenience this change of vessel may cause and looks forward to the return of the Queen of Alberni to the Tsawwassen – Duke Point route.

For more information or traffic updates please follow @BCFerries on Twitter, visit our website at, or call us toll free at 1-888-BCFERRY (223-3779).

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