Canada’s West Coast container ports stayed level in the first quarter of 2013 with the robust growth they experienced last year. When compared with the first quarter of 2012, Canadian ports saw a higher throughput volume in the first quarter of 2013, but a slight dip in West Coast traffic market share.
Port Metro Vancouver
28 Feb 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports saw robust growth in 2012 while for the most part their U.S. counterparts stagnated or declined, according to analysis of each port’s published data. The result is that Canada’s share of total West Coast volumes is growing.
22 Feb 2013
Ed Fast, Canada’s minister of international trade and minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway; Robin Silvester, president and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver; and other terminal and railway partners have applauded the construction of the South Shore Corridor Project at Port Metro Vancouver.
22 Feb 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia has introduced its Smart Fleet trucking strategy, a three-year action plan to improve the efficiency and reliability of the container truck sector and reinforce the port’s...
20 Feb 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handled a record 2.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2012, rising 8 percent year-over-year.
06 Feb 2013
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s board of directors has re-elected Craig Neeser as chair for another two-year term, beginning March 1.
25 Jan 2013
The government of Canada has allocated a maximum of C$19.9 million, through its Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative, to a C$45-million overpass on the Deltaport Causeway...
16 Jan 2013
Canadian National Railway and the Indiana Rail Road Co.
16 Jan 2013
Canadian National Railway’s plan to build an intermodal terminal in Indianapolis with the Indiana Rail Road Company fits into the former’s broader effort to give shippers using its top Asian gateways access to new markets.
12 Dec 2012
A Journal of Commerce survey found that cargo owners are flustered by the eight-day office clerical workers strike last month in Los Angeles-Long Beach, and the possibility of an East and Gulf Coast dockworker strike three weeks from now, but cargo diversion is not an option for many shippers.
07 Nov 2012
Port Metro Vancouver Vancouver is facing a problem not unknown in the industry: truck moves in and out of its terminals during the day are creating growing congestion. But it’s not easy transitioning that traffic to nighttime gates because many truckers and cargo receivers only work during the day.
01 Nov 2012
Canadian motor carriers, cargo interests and marine terminal operators at Port Metro Vancouver are struggling with a capacity issue during the widely used daytime shift.