Temporary Vessel Replacement
Port McNeill (Vancouver Island)- Alert Bay (Cormorant Island)
– Sointula (Malcolm Island)
November 20, 2016 to December 6, 2016
The Quadra Queen II will be removed on the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula route on Sunday November 20, 2016. The vessel will be replacing the MV Tachek on the Cortes Island to Quadra Island route. During this time, the MV Bowen Queen will be the temporary replacement vessel for the scheduled sailings between Port McNeill, Alert Bay, and Sointula.
The MV Bowen Queen has a larger vehicle carrying capacity providing deck space for up to 55 standard car lengths.
Commercial customers are advised that the MV Bowen Queen is configured differently for commercial vehicle loading, and to expect changes in the loading procedure. Please follow the instructions from the crew when loading.
Passengers are advised that the MV Bowen Queen is not equipped with an elevator. Washroom facilities will be available for customers who remain on the car deck during the voyage.
BC Ferries looks forward to the return of the Quadra Queen II to the Port McNeill - Alert Bay - Sointula route on December 7, 2016.
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