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Crossed the Bar | Captain Brian Johnston FNI 1931 – 2023

Captain Brian Johnston FNI 1931 - 2023: It is with great sorrow and sadness that we report the passing of a long-time supporter of the British Columbia Branch of The Nautical Institute (NIBC) and of the Nautical Professional Education Society of Canada (NPESC). During the past year Brian had experienced medical problems but, more recently, […]

Numa Dorling | Nautical Institute BC Branch Maritime Studies Award

BC Branch Supporting Maritime Learners: In 2023 the BC Branch worked with the Camosun College Foundation to create an annual $1,000 award to learners in the college's nautical programs. In May 2023 an awards ceremony was held at Camosun College and the first award was presented. This award reflects BC Branch's work to achieve The […]

Capt. Brian Silvester Memorial Maritime Bursary

Capt. Brian Silvester Memorial Maritime Bursary Capt. Brian Silvester Memorial Bursary funds awarded to Mr Rodney Amos of Victoria.¬†Rodney currently works at BC Ferries as Relief Chief Officer in Swartz Bay and he recently finished his courses Ship Construction and Stability for his Masters Near Coastal Certification.¬†He was most convincing in his application for this […]