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Published by DEL COMMUNICATIONS INC. Suite 300, 6 Roslyn Road Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada R3L 0G5 delcommunications.com

2019

President: David Langstaff Managing Editor: Cindy Chan cindy@delcommunications.com Advertising Sales Manager: Dayna Oulion dayna@delcommunications.com Advertising Sales: Brent Astrope Kari Philippot

Co n t e n t s Message from the editor.................................................................................................................................4 Tug designs from Canada to the world..........................................................................................5 A mid-life upgrade, not a mid-life crisis........................................................................................10

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Silver Explorer sets sail.....................................................................................................................................13 New ships on the block.................................................................................................................................15 Training a new generation or mariners........................................................................................16 CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier receives a refit........................................................................................19 The Tugboat Worker Lien Act..................................................................................................................21 Vancouver Maritme Museum: Six Decades Strong........................................................ 22 Arrow Marine Services celebrates big milestone............................................................. 24 Canada’s most iconic fuel station...................................................................................................... 26

I N D E X TO A D V E R T I SE R S Albion Marine Solutions Ltd........................24

Kimura Don Marine Surveyor....................... 7

Arrow Marine Services.....................................25

King Bros Ltd.................................................................21

Bracewll Marine Group Ltd...................OBC Camosun College..................................................... 7 Catherwood Towing Ltd.................................17 DH Timber Towing..................................................24

North Island College..........................................17 Osborne Propellers...............................................23 Pacific Wire Rope Ltd..........................................16

Discovery Harbour Fuel Sales...................11

Parkland Fuel Corporation.........................IBC

Donaldson Ropes...................................................23

Redden Net & Rope...........................................IFC

E.H. Emery Electric Ltd............................................ 7

Robert Allan Ltd...................................................OFC

Harken Towing Company Ltd....................23 Hodder Tugboat Co. Ltd................................... 9 International Longshore and Warehouse Union..................................................... 4

Vancouver Maritime Museum of BC......22 Wainwright Marine Service........................ 20 Western Maritime Institute............................... 9

Cover photo credit to Gondan Shipbuilders. B.C. Tugboat 2019

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