Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Port Of Vancouver, Canada

Grain Trains To Canada’s Port Of Vancouver Recover As Wildfires Rage

By Marcy Nicholson (Bloomberg) The number of grain-laden rail cars reaching Canada’s biggest port to be loaded on ships have doubled since last week, slowly clearing the gridlock caused by wildfires...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 1062

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
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British Columbia Wildfires Impacting Canadian Exports and Imports

By Marcy Nicholson and Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) — Hundreds of rail cars have been halted by wildfires that damaged tracks in western Canada during the region’s severe heat wave, creating...

July 6, 2021
Total Views: 2693

Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Maritime News

Port of Vancouver Avoids Disruption as Longshoremen Reach Deal

By Rod Nickel and Kelsey Johnson WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OTTAWA, May 30 (Reuters) – A lockout of longshore workers at Canada’s biggest port, the Port of Vancouver, ended in a deal on...

May 30, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, March 18, 2019
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Maritime News

Investigators Probing Collision Between Two Bulk Carriers in Vancouver, Canada

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating a collision between two bulk carriers taking place early Sunday morning in Vancouver Harbour, British Columbia. The TSB said it has...

March 18, 2019
Total Views: 15

Monday, November 21, 2016
Maritime News

Canada Oil Sands Asia Export Dream Faces Port Bottleneck

By Catherine Ngai VANCOUVER, Nov 20 (Reuters) – The bullish view for Suncor Energy Inc, Cenovus Energy Inc and other Canadian energy producers calls for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by...

November 21, 2016
Total Views: 1

Sunday, August 21, 2016
Port Of Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver Port Traffic Falls as Canadian Economy Struggles

by Natalie Obiko Pearson (Bloomberg) Traffic through Canada’s biggest port fell during the first half of the year, hit by weak industrial activity at home and slackening demand for commodities in Asia,...

August 21, 2016
Total Views: 5

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas’ Statement on Vancouver Bunker Spill

Canadian Coast Guard Commissioner Jody Thomas issued statement Sunday defending the Coast Guard’s response to the bunker fuel spill from the MV Marathassa bulk carrier in English Bay, near downtown Vancouver....

April 12, 2015
Total Views: 5

Saturday, April 11, 2015

British Columbia: Vancouver Oil Spill Response ‘Inadequate’

British Columbian officials on Friday criticized the Canadian government's response to an oil spill in the waters around Vancouver, calling into question plans for new crude oil export pipelines in the Pacific Coast province.

April 11, 2015
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 10, 2015
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Confirmed as Source of Vancouver Bunker Spill

A newly-built bulk carrier has been confirmed as the source of a bunker spill in Vancouver’s English Bay. The oil spill was first reported to Port Metro Vancouver by the...

April 10, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Maritime News

Response Underway for Bunker Fuel Spill in Vancouver’s English Bay

The Canadian Coast and local authorities are responding to a bunker fuel spill in Vancouver’s English Bay. Just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, Port Metro Vancouver’s Operations Centre received multiple reports...

April 9, 2015
Total Views: 0

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Maritime News

Operations Resume at Port Metro Vancouver After Chemical Fire

Port Metro Vancouver was mostly re-opened Thursday after a chemical fire broke out in a container Wednesday afternoon at a terminal at the port's south shore.

March 5, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Four-Alarm Chemical Fire Shuts Port Metro Vancouver – Update

Update: The fire was brought under control as of 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Port Metro Vancouver said in a update. The update said that smoke continued to diminish and the “shelter...

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 9

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Port of Vancouver Coal Terminal Project Gains Approval

Port Metro Vancouver, Canada's largest port, said on Thursday it has approved a new facility to transfer coal from trains onto barges at Fraser Surrey Docks, a decision that followed lengthy public scrutiny over the project's environmental and health impact.

August 21, 2014
Total Views: 5