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Service notice - Vessel Replacement - MV Bowen Queen - Apr–Oct 2021

Posted:   Friday, March 26, 2021

Vessel Replacement

Vesuvius (Salt Spring Island) – Crofton (Vancouver Island)

Thursday, April 1, 2021


The MV Bowen Queen will be replacing the MV Quinitsa on the Vesuvius - Crofton route commencing April 1, 2021 with the 12:55 pm departure from Crofton and will remain in service on the route until October 11, 2021.

The MV Bowen Queen has more vehicle capacity and has better operational speed than the MV Quinitsa. Passengers are advised that the MV Bowen Queen has washroom facilities available on the car deck during the voyage. 

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