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MV Klitsa on First Day of Service (Replaced MV Mill Bay) - Photo by Kiwibirdman on

Service between Mill Bay and Brentwood Bay will resume on Thursday, June 11. Ferry service was temporarily suspended while a nearly two-month long refit was conducted on the MV Klitsa.

During the refit, which occurs every four years, the following work was completed:

• Vessel dry-docking to renew coatings and conduct a full inspection
• Service main engines and propellers
• Survey the vessel
• Other general cleaning and maintenance


original release:

BC Ferries is reminding customers using the Mill Bay to Brentwood Bay route that service will be temporarily suspended April 13 to June 10, 2015 while the MV Klitsa undergoes a scheduled major refit. During this suspension of service, transportation between Mill Bay and Brentwood Bay is available via Highway #17 and Highway #1.

As part of mandatory safety and regulatory requirements, the MV Klitsa is removed from service every four years for a major refit and is expected to resume service on Thursday, June 11, 2015.
Under contract to the Province of British Columbia, BC Ferries is the service provider responsible for the delivery of safe, efficient and dependable ferry service along coastal British Columbia.



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