Contract win would be game-changer for West Coast

By MARK WILSON

Winning one of the two major contract packages on offer under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) will be a game-changer for the West Coast shipbuilding industry, according to John Shaw, vice-president of program man­­agement with Seaspan Shipyards, part of Seaspan Marine Corp. Continue reading

Further study needed on proposal to deliver jet fuel to Vancouver airport – Project would see tankers discharge at terminal on Fraser River

By MARK WILSON

A British Columbia environmental assessment agency has temporarily halted examination of a proposal for delivering jet fuel to Vancouver International Airport using Panamax tankers discharging at an expanded terminal on the Fraser River. Continue reading

Fraser Surrey Docks expands services to include bulk cargo handling

Fraser Surrey Docks expands services to include bulk cargo handling

Multipurpose B.C. terminal partners with Parrish & Heimbecker to ship agri-products

By MARK WILSON

Forty-nine years after the closure of a lone terminal elevator on the Fraser River, Fraser Surrey Docks LP (FSD) is partnering with Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd., of Winnipeg, to ship agri-products from the same riverside site on the Pacific coast. Continue reading

Performance agreements lead to improved rail operations and container service

Performance agreements lead to improved rail operations and container service

By MARK WILSON

The time taken to move containers from their arrival at Port Metro Vancouver until they reach Chicago, Toronto or Montreal is being tracked by Port Metro Vancouver on a monthly basis. The monthly results, which cover seasonal variations in performance, show an improving trend in operational efficiency. Continue reading

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