The Chamber of Shipping was pleased to sponsor the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate’s first anniversary yesterday hosted by co-founders Elisabeth Charmley and Bryan Buggey. Joining the celebration was BC Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, Hon. Ravi Kahlon along with ship owners, port and terminal operators, energy providers, local and international blue-tech suppliers, and innovators. This week VMCC’s Operation Flagship launched its Blue BC Challenge which provides funding for five distinct challenges covering electric power, port efficiency and ship performance improvements. Applications are will be accepted until June 3rd.