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Port of Vancouver enters SEA/LNG

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is the federal agency of the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest port, and the fourth port member to …

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Port of Vancouver breaks volumes record

Second consecutive year of record cargo volumes reflects Canada’s growing trade The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority on February 28 released the 2018 year-end statistics for cargo through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo volume through Canada’s largest port reached a record high of 147 million tonnes, up 3.5 per cent …

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New tutorial available for mariners to help protect whales in B.C. waters

Article by Port of Vancouver:  Vancouver, B.C. – In advance of World Whale Day on February 16, BC Ferries and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority have launched a tutorial for mariners to build awareness of local whale species and how to identify them, and provide navigational strategies to reduce potential interactions …

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Wärtsilä’s innovation to lessen Vancouver noise levels

The technology group Wärtsilä’s EnergoProFin, an energy saving propeller cap that delivers average fuel savings of two percent, has been listed in the 2019 Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s EcoAction Program which provides harbour dues discounts for vessels calling on the Port of Vancouver that meet environmental best practices that reduce emissions, …

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Collapsed crane removed from Port of Vancouver

Eight days after it came crashing down on a container ship, a crane that collapsed at the Port of Vancouver has been removed. The ship-to-shore crane tipped over after the vessel, named the Ever Summit, ran into it while trying to berth at Vanterm in the middle of the night on Jan. 28. No one …

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Worries about Roberts Bank port’s noise

The port at Roberts Bank is going to get much louder if allowed to expand. That’s according to a recent report to Delta council outlining a number of issues as the Port of Vancouver’s application for a second container terminal is being considered by a federal review panel. The civic …

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Crane falls onto Evergreen vessel at the Port of Vancouver

The main container terminal at the Port of Vancouver remains closed after a crane came down on a vessel Monday (Jan. 28) morning. A spokesperson for GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. confirmed to Global News that during berthing Monday morning, at around 4 a.m., a vessel came into contact with a GCT …

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Canada faces container capacity challenges

Canada will face a capacity crunch that will have far-reaching economic implications if the Terminal 2 proposal at Roberts Bank doesn’t proceed, warns the Port of Vancouver. The port authority in recent weeks submitted an updated project rationale and overview document to the federal independent review panel looking at the …

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Kalmar will equip Canada’s GCT

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded a deal to supply 10 new machines to Global Container Terminals (GCT) in Canada. The order, which comprises three heavy-duty loaded container handlers, four empty container handlers, and three reachstackers, was booked in Cargotec’s 2018 first quarter order intake with delivery scheduled to take …

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Port of Vancouver, mid-year cargo volume

Growth across most sectors drives record mid-year results at the Port of Vancouver The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority today released the 2018 mid-year statistics for goods moving through the Port of Vancouver. Overall cargo through the port increased 4.4 per cent to 72.1 million metric tonnes (MMT) over the same …

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