BC Ferries to build three new vessels

(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — BC Ferries is planning to build three new ships to replace two aging ferries in its fleet, CBC News reported. Two of the ferries will be designed to carry 145 cars and 600 passengers; a third ferry will carry 125 cars and 600 passengers. CEO Mike Corrigan said a decision has not been made on whether the new vessels will be powered by ultra-low sulfur diesel or liquefied natural gas.

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By Professional Mariner Staff