Announcements | News
News Update – Changes to upcoming Cruise Season

The safety of passengers and guests who visit Nanaimo is of the highest importance to the Port of Nanaimo.  We support and follow the direction of Transport Canada regarding recently announced changes to the upcoming cruise season in Canada and will continue to be in discussions with our cruise line partners over the next few […]



Announcements | Cruise Nanaimo

New Tours Created For Cruise Ship Passengers Feb 18, 2020 FEBRUARY 18, 2020 – Cruise ship companies are looking for locally authentic on-shore experiences for their passengers, and the Port of Nanaimo is taking extra steps to help support the local business community to create them. Jason Michell, Vice President of Business and Cruise Development, says the […]


Announcements
2nd Annual Port Connect Attendance Up 20%

Attendance at the 2nd Annual Port Connect November 7 increased by over 20 per cent from the inaugural job opportunities event a year ago. The Port of Nanaimo, in partnership with the Nanaimo WorkBC Centre, coordinated the event, designed to link students and people of all ages with contacts in the marine industry for possible employment. […]


Announcements | Special Events
Unexpected celebration for young seafarer visiting Port of Nanaimo

  Unexpected celebration for young seafarer visiting Port of Nanaimo Sep 27, 2019 When MV AMIS BRAVE arrived at anchorage ‘NA4’ within the Nanaimo Port Authority jurisdiction, the Harbour Master’s office became aware of a 24 year old seafarer whose birthday was on the 25th of September. Members of the Port of Nanaimo wasted no time in […]


Announcements
Rolston elected to BC Chamber Board

Rolston elected to BC Chamber Board Aug 28, 2019 Arlene Rolston is busy in her job as Corporate Secretary and Executive Assistant to President and CEO Ian Marr at the Port of Nanaimo. This summer, she has been elected as a Director of the B.C. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for a three-year term, […]


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New Harbour Master For Port of Nanaimo

New Harbour Master For Port Aug 22, 2019 Captain Satinder Singh has been appointed to the position of Vice-President, Marine Operations and Harbour Master for the Port of Nanaimo. Capt. Singh brings 21 years of experience to the position and will be responsible for the safety and security within the Port’s jurisdiction. “We are very […]


Announcements
Marr named President of Association of Pacific Ports

Marr named President of Association of Pacific Ports Jul 30, 2019 Port of Nanaimo CEO Ian Marr has been elected President of the Association of Pacific Ports (APP). Marr, who was named CEO of the Port of Nanaimo last fall, was chosen to head the APP at its 106th Annual Conference July 14-17 in Portland, Oregon. Nanaimo will host […]


Announcements | Economic Impact | Funding
$46.2M For Port’s Duke Point Expansion

$46.2M For Port’s Duke Point Expansion Jul 24, 2019 “I don’t think we’ve ever seen this type of major financial investment in Nanaimo before,” says Port of Nanaimo Board Chair Donna Hais. “I’m extremely excited about what this will provide for the community of Nanaimo and for the mid-island Region as a whole; it will […]