Mid-Life Upgrade: 2012
The MV Nicola is an N class ferry, owned, but not operated by BC Ferries.
It is also known as the Spirit of Lax Kw’ Alaams, a British Columbia First Nations name. The Spirit of Lax Kw’ Alaams currently runs between Prince Rupert and Port Simpson (also known as Lax Kw’alaams), a BC First Nations community on British Columbia’s North Coast.
Overnight it is kept at the Smit tugboat dock in Prince Rupert Harbour.