Yards eye upgrade

BC Ferries tendering for conversion of two ships to dual-fuel in deal worth up to $60m.

Canada's BC Ferries is tendering for a big ferry upgrade job to convert two ships to dual-fuel.

The mid-life work could be worth up to $60m, local reports said.

Two Spirit-class vessels will be modified in 2016 and 2017.

Several Canadian yards will be hopeful of winning the work.