BC Ferries has announced the Queen of Alberni has been pulled from its route between Tsawwassen and Duke Point due to mechanical issues.
According to BC Ferries, one of the vessel’s engines had an exhaust leak that needed to “be repaired as soon as possible.”
In order to fill gaps in service, the Queen of New Westminster will be redeployed to the Tsawwassen to Duke Point route after it completes its scheduled sailings between Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay.
Travellers should note the following changes to the sailing schedule:
On the morning of Thursday, June 12, the first round trip of the Queen of Alberni will be cancelled as engineers will start repairs.
The cancelled sailings are:
“We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience you may experience as a result of these sailing delays and cancellations,” said BC Ferries in a statement.