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Supporting Another Record-Breaking Cruise Year

Decades ago, a cruise ship may have had the capacity to carry approximately 2,000 passengers. However, since 1995, there has been a trend of cruise ships getting bigger, increasing in length by 27 per cent. Cruise ships now have the capacity to carry over 4,000 tourists.

BC Coast Pilots Responds to Pilotage Act Review

The BC Coast Pilots (BCCP) look forward to continue working with B.C. and Canadian leaders to ensure the best possible pilotage system and rules are adopted, so that environment and marine safety continue to be priorities. “In our view, the 2018 Pilotage Act Review has reinforced the fact that the current Canadian model is in […]

Slowing it down for the whales

Thank you to everyone who participated and the efforts you have made to reduce underwater noise in key southern resident killer whale foraging areas.

Reberthing a ship at Cascadia

Over the last 5 years I have been with the BC Coast Pilots, I have had challenging assignments, but on a particular January evening I had one of my most, on an assignment to berth a ship at Cascadia.