Here's a short selection from the hundreds of shipping articles I've written while covering the west coast of North America, including California, Oregon, Washington State, B.C.(Canada) and Alaska: * Kyle Washington: The Prince of Tides (BC Business) * Escape from the 91st Floor (9/11) * Armada Rescues Trapped New Yorkers (9/11) * The Ship That… Continue reading Maritime clips
May 30, 2011 While surfing the internet, I ran across this photo of a ship I sailed on a few years ago. It brought back fond memories of sailing across the Pacific on the CSCL Felixstowe. I got asked a ton of questions about the trip, when I returned. Here, in no particular order, are… Continue reading Top 10 questions about life on a containership
By Alison Bate When a ship gets into trouble off the remote west coast of Vancouver Island, there are very few rescue services around. The province relies on a commercial tug in the area being able to help out. Currently, major seagoing tugs carry electronic tracking devices so they can be located in real-time on… Continue reading What if a containership ran aground on Nootka Island?