FortisBC to supply LNG for B.C. Ferries’ three new vessels

first_imgThe amount spent on the project remains confidential at this point, but B.C. Ferries has gone on record to say FortisBC provided $6 million in incentive to fund the new ferries.The first vessel is expected to be operational in late 2016 while the other two are anticipated to follow in 2017.As part of the contract, FortisBC will supply approximately 7.8 million litres of gas a year once all three ferries are completed.- Advertisement -B.C. Ferries says LNG is at least 30 per cent cheaper than diesel and expects to save on fuel regardless of the drop in oil prices.Follow this link to read the entire Vancouver Sun article.last_img