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Ferry delayed due to medical emergency
The "Queen of Oak Bay" was delayed 1,5 hours at Departure Bay in the afternoon of Sep 16, 2019, after a medical emergency experienced by one passenger which required immediate attention. The "Queen of Oak Bay" was slated to sail at 1:15 p.m. from Nanaimo’s Departure Bay terminal, but didn’t leave until 2:20 p.m. B.C. Ferries was asking that customers with reservations check in at the terminal in accordance with their scheduled sailing time.
Minor fire in galley
The "Queen of Oak Bay" suffered a minor fire in the galley while docked in Nanaimo on July 23, 2019, at 6 p.m. The crew extinguished the fire with fixed fire suppression system. The ferry continued its service from Nanaimo at 3.50 p.m.
Sailings cancelled due to medical emergency
The "Queen of Oak Bay" has been docked because of a medical emergency in the morning of July 22, 2019. The 6:25 a.m. sailing from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay was delayed by about two hours because of a medical issue involving an employee. The ferry was thus running about two hours behind schedule. By cancelling a round trip it was hoped to get it back on time. BC Ferries cancelled the 11:05 a.m. sailing departing Horseshoe Bay and 1:25 p.m. sailing departing Departure Bay.Upload News