Opinion: Shipping indispensable to the world, and Vancouver

Happy World Maritime Day! Around the world and across the seas, ports, shipping companies and more than a million seafarers on 50,000-plus merchant ships will be celebrating seaborne trade Thursday on World Maritime Day.

Canadians, and especially British Columbians, should take note, too. The ships we see anchored off Vancouver’s English Bay are not just part of our spectacular scenery; they represent so much more.

Published September 30, 2016

Last modified on November 15, 2017