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Service notice - Schedule Change - Nanaimo Harbour - Gabriola Island

Posted:   Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Schedule Change
Gabriola Island-Nanaimo Harbour

To improve on-time reliability of the MV Quinsam, BC Ferries is adjusting sailing schedule times on the Gabriola Island-Nanaimo Harbour route effective October 4, 2021. 
    
Vessel and terminal employees tried a number of operational adjustments to enhance on-time performance on this route over the last few months; unfortunately, these changes did not meet expectations. As a result, BC Ferries is revising the sailing schedule, changing departure and arrival times to allow sufficient time for loading, unloading and transits between terminals. 

Schedule tables for this route found on bcferries.com are now live.   

We appreciate the community support on making these schedule changes, look forward to improving the timeliness of sailings, and wish to acknowledge the understanding of customers who rely on safe and timely ferry service.

Our goal is to inform our customers as early as possible of any changes to our scheduled sailings. We recommend that for the most up-to-date sailing and departure information for this route, customers check bcferries.com, follow @BCFerries on Twitter or call us toll free at 1-888-223-3779.

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