Northern Expedition launched, with a January delivery date expected

BC Ferries much anticipated addition to the north coast fleet has finally commenced its construction phase, as Maureen Mackarenko, a resident of Prince Rupert and director with the Ferry Service launched the Northern Expedition in the Flensburg, Germany shipyard.

At a special ceremony at the shipyard, Ms. Mackarenko began the vessels journey that will see it join the BC Ferries fleet in January of 2009, preparing to replace the Queen of Prince Rupert on the Northern route service in the summer season of next year…

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