Category Archives: Nanaimo

Port of Nanaimo

The Port of Nanaimo building is the Nanaimo Cruise Ship center, and Helijet’s Nanaimo flight base.

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Rocky Defender – Port of Nanaimo

Rocky Defender positioning log booms for longshoreman that are assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship.

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Log booming – Port of Nanaimo

Nanaimo longshoreman assembling logs into packets that will be hoisted and stacked on a cargo ship. Inlet Royal and Rocky Defender positioning log booms

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BC Logs – Global Discovery

Global Discovery loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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BC Logs – Timaru Star

Stevedores loading the Timaru Star at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Hearing that Japan was going to recommence commercial whaling saddened and angered me. When the whales are all gone they can eat BC logs – until they are all gone…

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Nanaimo Logs

Stevedores loading logs at the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

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Pacific Discovery

Pacific Discovery and her tows passing Neck Point

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Falcon

Falcon heading Past protection Island and into the Nanaimo Harbour

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YDT 612 and YDT 11

RCN Yard Diving Tenders YDT 612 (CFAV Sooke) and YDT 11 (unnamed) in Nanaimo

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Vanishing Vancouver Island – Seaspan Nanaimo

When Seaspan Ferries moved out of their Wellcox Rail Yard location in May 2017, operations at the ferry dock and the rail and vehicle loading ramp ceased. It’s the end of major cargo traffic in Nanaimo.

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