Vancouver

Maersk transload facility targets Pacific Northwest supply chains

  Vancouver, BC – North American importers and exporters will gain more cross-dock transload capacity in their PNW supply chains during the 2021 peak season.  Maersk and Canadian Pacific announced the construction of the new facility in September 2020 with ideal connectivity to the port of Vancouver via rail (or truck) directly into the warehouse. …

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Environmental group escalates attack against Port of Vancouver’s Roberts Bank container terminal project

  The Fraser Estuary is on the brink of collapse and if built the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 could be the tipping point, according to Delta-based environmental activist group APE (Against Port Expansion in the Fraser Estuary BC). ”When the Port of Vancouver sends its newly updated information for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) …

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Operation Flagship launched by Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate

  In the wake of its recent official opening, the Vancouver Maritime Centre for Climate (VMCC) has announced the launch of Operation Flagship.  Operation Flagship will be at the heart of VMCC’s services and will help facilitate the provision of climate solution pilots and accelerate the implementation and/or adoption of emission reduction solutions. The purpose of these pilot projects is to help ship owners, operators, ports & …

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Ports of Vancouver (BC), Seattle and Tacoma target phase-out of maritime emissions by 2050

  The Northwest Ports of Vancouver, BC, Seattle, Tacoma, and the combined container operations of The Northwest Seaport Alliance, are jointly committing to a new vision to phase out emissions from seaport-related activities by 2050, the Northwest Seaport Alliance announced.  In collaboration among the four ports, the Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy seeks to meet this target …

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Tonne of opium seized at Port Metro Vancouver

  In a joint operation, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the RCMP announced the seizure of a tonne of opium at Port Metro Vancouver. The seized drugs were found in two containers. In early February 2021, CBSA’s Pacific Region Intelligence Section (PRIS) partnered with the RCMP Federal Serious & Organized Crime (FSOC) section …

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Le port de Vancouver a établi plusieurs records de fret en 2020 (en anglais)

  The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority reported that total cargo volume in 2020 increased by 1% from 144.2 to 145.5 million metric tonnes (MMT) over the same period in 2019, with new annual records set for grain, potash, and container trade. China continued to be the port’s largest trading partner, with two-way trade climbing 18% …

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Port of Vancouver set several cargo records in 2020

  The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority reported that total cargo volume in 2020 increased by 1% from 144.2 to 145.5 million metric tonnes (MMT) over the same period in 2019, with new annual records set for grain, potash, and container trade. China continued to be the port’s largest trading partner, with two-way trade climbing 18% …

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New multimodal hub on Welland Canal

Thorold, ON – An innovative industrial site along the international Welland Canal invites companies to join a new complex destined to be a game-changer. The Thorold Multimodal Hub, in the heart of Niagara, Canada, is offering more than 500,000 square feet of available indoor warehouse and 200-acre outdoor storage and material handling space, providing flexible solutions that …

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CP plans transload and logistics facility in Vancouver region

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited announced it is proposing to build a multi-modal, multi-commodity transload and logistics facility on strategic land holdings adjacent to its existing intermodal rail facility in Pitt Meadows, B.C. The proposed facility, named the CP Logistics Park: Vancouver, is in the early stages of design and is subject to regulatory approval prior to CP’s final …

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GCT Vanterm receives two large new cranes

Vancouver, BC – GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. accepted the delivery of two modern 14,000 TEU capable ship-to-shore cranes at GCT Vanterm in Burrard Inlet in the Vancouver Harbour. After travelling roughly 9,200 km or 5,000 nautical miles from Shanghai, the two cranes passed safely under the Lions Gate Bridge earlier this week and arrived at …

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