Friday, April 22, 2016

Ferry & Regular Schedules Return - Gulf Islands

Regular schedules and vessel deployments resume in the Southern Gulf Islands

VICTORIA – BC Ferries’ Queen of Cumberland is just completing a major mid-life upgrade and will return to regular service on the Swartz Bay – Southern Gulf Islands route on Friday, April 22. The regular schedule will also resume on the Swartz Bay – Fulford Harbour route on April 22.

The mid-life upgrade and refit was conducted at Esquimalt Drydocking Company and some of the work conducted included the following:

• Main propulsion system overhaul and upgraded propulsion control system
• Installation of a new evacuation system and replacement of the rescue boat
• Renew navigations lights with LED
• Complete electrical system overhaul
• Renew harbour generator and switchboard
• Installation of a pet area
• Renew alarm and monitoring system
• Complete elevator system overhaul
• Renew sea water cooling system piping
• Installation of a new overhead walkway access to the upper deck for walk-on passengers


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