Posts Tagged ‘Nanaimo (Canada)’

Nanaimo Port Authority Welcomes New CEO

Friday, September 29th, 2017

The Nanaimo Port Authority board of directors has named Ewan Moir as the new President and CEO, effective October 10. Moir’s long career has taken him around the world in senior management positions in Norway, United Kingdom, Singapore, Holland and India. (more…)

Bernie Dumas Retiring as President and CEO of Nanaimo Port Authority

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Bernie Dumas is retiring as president and CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority, effective September 30, 2017. He made the announcement today, Jun 14, 2017, at a news conference. (more…)

Nanaimo: Embracing More Ships

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

The Nanaimo Port Authority is expecting five calls and 12,000 passengers this year, according to Bernie Dumas, president and CEO. The callers will include Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian and Princess, in addition to Hapag Lloyd’s Europa carrying all German passengers. (

Nanaimo Welcomes Late Season Call by Star Princess

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

The Star Princess called in Nanaimo on Thursday, Oct. 20 on a late season cruise that started in Vancouver and concludes in Los Angeles. (

Explorer of the Seas to open the cruise season in Nanaimo, Vancouver Island

Monday, May 16th, 2016

President & CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority, Bernie Dumas anticipates a warm island welcome for the largest cruise ship to visit Nanaimo. The Explorer of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean Line flagship, calls Wednesday May 18th at 8AM to 5PM to the central island. (more…)

Nanaimo: Return of the Celebrity Solstice Validates Cruise Destination

Monday, September 21st, 2015

The Celebrity SolsticeThe Celebrity Solstice returns to Nanaimo on Monday Sept. 21 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. according to Bernie Dumas, president & CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority. (

Nanaimo Rolls out Red Carpet for Celebrity’s Infinity

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

The Nanaimo Port Authority will see the Celebrity Infinity making her second call in the Canadian port on June 5. (

Nanaimo Port Authority’s Doug Peterson Retires after 22 Years

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Long term Manager of Marketing and Sales, Douglas P. Peterson has announced his retirement after a 22 year career with the Nanaimo Port Authority. (

Nanaimo Plans World-Class Rail Excursion

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

The Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) and SRY Rail Link have announced a joint feasibility study to create a “World Class” Vancouver Island rail excursion service. (

Cruise ship market changing, cutting visits to Nanaimo port

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Nanaimo Port Authority is hoping 2015 will pan out better than the 2014 cruise season. Only two cruise ship visits by large vessels are scheduled for this year. (

Nanaimo Port Announces New Staff and Re-alignmnet

Friday, November 29th, 2013

David Mailloux has accepted his new position as Manager, Communication & Public Affairs for the Nanaimo Port Authority, vacating his position as Manager, Community Relations / Marina held since April 2003. (

Canadian Cruise Ship Terminal Continues to Make a Splash in Nanaimo, BC

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Dwarfed by the massive cruise ships which frequent the adjacent waters, the Nanaimo Cruise Ship Terminal is an example of Canada’s continued sustainable ingenuity and local pride.(

Cruise ship industry increasingly becomes a huge part of Nanaimo’s economic fabric

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

The cruising season is officially open in Nanaimo. Downtown will come to life today with the massive Norwegian Pearl tied up for the day at the new waterfront cruise ship terminal. (

First Use of Nanaimo Port Authority’s New Cruise Facility Reported a Success

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Nanaimo’s brand new cruise ship terminal seems to have met or exceeded all expectations Saturday. (

Nanaimo. Cruise ship numbers declining

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The cruise ship industry appears to be struggling this year, just as the Nanaimo Port Authority prepares to launch its brand-new cruise facility. (

New Nanaimo Terminal Nearing Completion

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

The Nanaimo Port Authority is nearly completion of its new $24 million dedicated cruise terminal, allowing the Canadian port to accommodate ships up to 1,050 feet, said a port official. (

Nanaimo – Cruise-ship facility still on target

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Another blow dealt to the Campbell River cruise ship terminal will not affect the future of the Nanaimo cruise ship facility, said officials on Friday. (

Nanaimo’s cruise-ship terminal deserves support

Saturday, October 9th, 2010

Only six cruise ships stopped in Nanaimo (Canada) this season, compared to 15 in 2009. (

Nanaimo Suspends Cruise Ship Terminal Project

Monday, April 5th, 2010

The Nanaimo Port Authority Board of Directors has suspended the $22-million floating cruise ship terminal project because, to date (April 1), it has not received the federal environmental assessment permits required to proceed with tender and construction of the terminal. (