Bc Oil Tankers

B.C. Ship Drama Adds To Storm Of Oil Tanker Controversy

Arno Kopecky | Posted 10.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Arno Kopecky

When disaster almost strikes but doesn't, a question always lingers: Was the close brush a reminder that accidents will happen, or proof that we can deal with them when they do? So it went with the Simushir, the Russian container ship that lost power off British Columbia's coast last weekend and drifted into the political shoals of the province's ongoing tanker debates.

Disabled Russian Ship Arrives At B.C. Port For Repairs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. - A Russian cargo ship that was adrift off the British Columbia coast after a power outage has docked.The Prince Rupert Port Autho...

'It Was Luck' That Drifting Cargo Ship Disaster Averted In B.C.

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Oct. 20, 2014: The Russian freighter docked in Prince Rupert and is expected to stay for 48 hours for repairs, said the Prince Rupert Port Au...

Clark Warns Canada Unprepared For Tanker Oil Spills

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

If a tanker were to spill oil off the coast of British Columbia today, the federal government would not have the resources to handle a large-scale...

B.C. Tanker Risks Trigger U.S. Review

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Concerns south of the border over oil tanker traffic from British Columbia have spurred a U.S. Coast Guard review of proposed increases in...