Safety on the Water
Port vessels commended for service

Port vessels commended for service Nov 14, 2018 Guiding deep sea vessels through busy, narrow local waterways during the recent gill net fishery has earned the Port of Nanaimo (PON) a letter of commendation from the British Columbia Coast Pilots Ltd. (BCCPL). Dave Willows, Licensed Pilot, Master Mariner with the BCCPL, was the pilot on the Panamax bulk carrier Efraim A on […]


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Oil Spill Exercise, Exercise, MV Silver Seas at NPA P-1 Berth

Oil Spill Exercise, Exercise, MV Silver Seas at NPA P-1 Berth Sep 20, 2016 Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is conducting an oil spill response exercise in Nanaimo Harbour on September 20th and 21st. As part of the exercise, equipment and vessels from WCMRC’s South Coast and Vancouver Island fleets will deploy to a simulated fuel bunker […]


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City and Port Authority work together to enhance waterfront safety

City and Port Authority work together to enhance waterfront safety Aug 26, 2016 In 2015, the City of Nanaimo partnered with the Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) to install a new fire suppression system onboard the NPA Osprey Patrol Boat. The new fire suppression system which includes a fire pump and firefighting equipment was unveiled this […]