Archive of: Onboard

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On ferry transporting school pupils, crew devoted to ‘safety on safety on safety’

On ferry transporting school pupils, crew devoted to ‘safety on safety on safety’

Running 14 miles from Cape Mudge on the southern tip of British Columbia’s Quadra Island to Chatham Point and the lower reaches of Johnstone Strait, Discovery Passage is known far and wide for the tidal bore at Seymour Narrows.

June/July 2013
Catamaran ferry provides fast, smooth passage from Seattle to Victoria

Catamaran ferry provides fast, smooth passage from Seattle to Victoria

In a light rain and brisk wind, Capt. Jason Mihok stood at the port bridge wing controls preparing to maneuver the ferry Victoria Clipper away from its dock on Seattle’s downtown waterfront.

April 2013
First-ever lightering support vessels prove to be nimble

First-ever lightering support vessels prove to be nimble

In mid May, Capt. E.J. “Junior” Breaux was at the controls of AET Excellence, the second in a four-boat series of purpose-built lightering support vessels (LSVs) constructed at Leevac Shipyards in Jennings, La., for AET Offshore Services of Galveston, Texas.

September 2012

Weekend warriors and fog keep Block Island ferry crews on their toes

April 2012

ACO's supply vessels thrive 'on the shelf'

March 2012

Lake Champlain ferries form a temporary link as new bridge takes shape

December/January 2012

International ship operators urge creation of U.N. armed onboard anti-piracy force

Frustrated by Somali pirates who have turned the Indian Ocean into a "wild west" of lawlessness, international shipping groups have petitioned the United Nations to create an armed military force to help protect merchant vessels.

December/January 2012

Victoria Star: Great scenery and good food on a cruise of the San Juan Islands

October/November 2011

Talk about maritime heroes, there goes one now.

April 2008
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