The Mari-Tech 2018 Technical Conference and Marine Exhibition organizing committee is pleased to welcome the support of BC Ferries as a Gold Level Sponsor. The iconic Victoria based company occupies a crucial place in the lives of coastal British Colombians, by providing a seamless, safe and expeditious transportation link in their daily lives. BC Ferries has been a long time contributor, and active participant, in the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE) and its activities, especially to the Vancouver Island Branch. The Vancouver Island Branch of the CIMarE extends our sincere appreciation in their continued support, which facilitates these complex, but important professional events.


BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 25 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 35 vessels. We are an essential transportation link that connects coastal communities and facilitates the movement of people, goods and services.


BC Ferries has received the 2017 DuPont Global Safety Award, recognizing safety performance on the global stage. Additionally, BC Ferries has received the IHS 2017 Safety at Sea Employer of the Year Award, “…an international prize which recognizes career development, staff investment and support programs for seafarer family and friends”. As if that was not sufficient, in 2017, BC Ferries also received the BC’s Top Employers designation.

BC Ferries’ current President and CEO, former seagoing Marine Engineer, and CIMarE member, Mr. Mark Collins, will be delivering one of the conference’s Key Note Addresses. BC Ferries will also be exhibiting at the Marine Exhibition portion of Mari-Tech 2018, at Booth 29, where you will be able to meet staff to discuss their latest new-build, conversions and leading edge projects. Engineering recruiting staff will also be on hand to answer queries about opportunities with this ubiquitous BC entity.

Mari-Tech 2018 will take place in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, April 18-20, 2018, at the Victoria Conference Center. The conference is the annual marquee event  of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering, held throughout Canada, since 1976; this year’s theme is “Honing the Leading Edge“.

To learn more about BC Ferries, please visit their website.