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The Skeena Queen (pictured) will be out of service from Oct. 28 to mid-March for a “mid-life upgrade.” (File contributed/BC Ferries)

BC Ferries to switch-out Salt Spring route vessel for maintenance

Several vessels will be moved around to accommodate the upgrades

The Skeena Queen (pictured) will be out of service from Oct. 28 to mid-March for a “mid-life upgrade.” (File contributed/BC Ferries)
BC Ferries passengers will be able to purchase beer and wine on three vessels servicing the Vancouver-Victoria route, starting in October. (BC Ferries/Twitter)

BC Ferries to sell beer and wine on Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay route

Beer, wine to be available in late October on three sailings

BC Ferries passengers will be able to purchase beer and wine on three vessels servicing the Vancouver-Victoria route, starting in October. (BC Ferries/Twitter)
BC Ferries and BC Transit have both warned of travel disruption ahead of the B.C Day long weekend. (Charlotte Prong/Parkhill File)

Travel disruption ahead for B.C. Day long weekend

Long weekend roads: BC Ferries give travel advice, BC Transit detail route changes

BC Ferries and BC Transit have both warned of travel disruption ahead of the B.C Day long weekend. (Charlotte Prong/Parkhill File)
A photo from the released safety report showing how the accident involving the Queen of Cumberland happened. (From the Transportation Safety Board of Canada report M18P0087)

Safety report released in 2018 ‘man overboard’ drill that left two BC Ferries employees injured

Investigation report on ferry safety drill that turned into real-life rescue released

A photo from the released safety report showing how the accident involving the Queen of Cumberland happened. (From the Transportation Safety Board of Canada report M18P0087)
The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay 7 a.m. sailing is 92 per cent full and the 8 a.m. sailing is 47 per cent full as of 6:20 a.m. (Peninsula News Review File)

Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen 8 a.m. sailing cancelled

Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay 7 a.m. sailing 92 per cent full

The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay 7 a.m. sailing is 92 per cent full and the 8 a.m. sailing is 47 per cent full as of 6:20 a.m. (Peninsula News Review File)
BC Ferries warn of long delays during the Scout Jamboree (Peninsula News Review File)

Sooke-area Scouts Jamboree expected to cause BC ferry travel congestion

BC Ferries warns July 6 and 13 sailings to be affected

BC Ferries warn of long delays during the Scout Jamboree (Peninsula News Review File)
BC Ferries announced healthy financial returns, Friday. (BC Ferries/News Files)

Drop in earnings for BC Ferries, over $240M invested in capital expenditure

Company posted consolidated net earnings of $52.2 million

BC Ferries announced healthy financial returns, Friday. (BC Ferries/News Files)
BC Ferries had planned to sell beer or wine with a meal. (Black Press File)

No boozing while BC Ferries cruising

Planned June launch for alcohol sales delayed

BC Ferries had planned to sell beer or wine with a meal. (Black Press File)
BC Ferries have announced extra summer sailings on their main routes. (BC Ferries/Twitter)

BC Ferries adds extra and late night summer sailings

Seasonal adjustments to sailing times also in effect on many routes

BC Ferries have announced extra summer sailings on their main routes. (BC Ferries/Twitter)
BC Ferries is asking recreational boaters to learn ferry signals. (Black Press Media file photo)

BC Ferries asks boaters to learn signals and be careful around ferries

BC Ferries responded to 15 marine emergencies in 2018

BC Ferries is asking recreational boaters to learn ferry signals. (Black Press Media file photo)
A fuel surcharge is being imposed by BC Ferries, due to rising fuel costs. (Peninsula News Review File)

BC Ferries adds fuel surcharge

On average fares to rise 1.5 per cent on most routes starting June 1

A fuel surcharge is being imposed by BC Ferries, due to rising fuel costs. (Peninsula News Review File)
It was a busy morning for passengers on Thursday morning. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 88 per cent full. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Busy day for passengers on BC Ferries

First two sailings from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay full Thursday morning

It was a busy morning for passengers on Thursday morning. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 88 per cent full. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
BC Ferries has announced a 20-minute sailing delay due to loading issues. (Black Press File)
BC Ferries has announced a 20-minute sailing delay due to loading issues. (Black Press File)
(Keri Coles/Victoria News Staff)

Another busy day for BC Ferry passengers

First sailings to and from Swartz Bay full or nearly full

(Keri Coles/Victoria News Staff)
It’s a busy morning for passengers before the start of the Easter long weekend. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is already 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 93 per cent full. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Busy day for travellers on BC Ferries

Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay route sees first two sailings sell out

It’s a busy morning for passengers before the start of the Easter long weekend. The Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is already 100 per cent full and the Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen ferry scheduled for 9 a.m. is sitting at 93 per cent full. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
BC Ferries have announced 89 additional sailings for the Easter holiday weekend. (Peninsula News Review File)

Hop on: BC Ferries announces 89 extra Easter sailings

70 of those sailing between Tsawwassen – Swartz Bay

BC Ferries have announced 89 additional sailings for the Easter holiday weekend. (Peninsula News Review File)
The Spirit of British Columbia, which was the recent subject of a Shippax award for BC Ferries. (Peninsula News Review File)

BC Ferries win award for green ‘innovation’

Shippax Retrofit Award given to company for switching diesel ferry to LNG

The Spirit of British Columbia, which was the recent subject of a Shippax award for BC Ferries. (Peninsula News Review File)
A Damen Fast Ferry 3209. BC Ferries are considering buying five of the vessels. (Courtesy of Damen)

BC Ferries considers passenger only ferry between West Shore and Victoria

Royal Bay, Esquimalt and Ship Point considered as part of study into new route

A Damen Fast Ferry 3209. BC Ferries are considering buying five of the vessels. (Courtesy of Damen)
The MV Klitsa plying its route between Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay (Wikimedia)

Sailings between Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay back on

BC Ferries have sourced a replacement crew for the MV Klitsa and service has resumed on this route.

The MV Klitsa plying its route between Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay (Wikimedia)
The MV Klitsa sailing. Today all sailings have been cancelled due to a crewing issue. (Wikimedia)

Morning sailings between Brentwood Bay and Mill Bay cancelled

All sailings on MV Klitsa cancelled due to a crewing issue

The MV Klitsa sailing. Today all sailings have been cancelled due to a crewing issue. (Wikimedia)