Port Metro Vancouver

Port Metro Vancouver

20 Feb 2015
U.S. intermodal volumes are declining, while Canadian shipments increase, a sign that more shippers are diverting cargo from the U.S. West Coast north to ports in British Columbia.
Port Metro Vancouver, Deltaport
12 Feb 2015
Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, expects container volume to expand roughly 4 percent this year after traffic increased 3.1 percent in 2014 to a record 2.9 million TEUs.
04 Feb 2015
The British Columbia government's pick to oversee the new drayage program for Port Metro Vancouver has spurred a union driver backlash.
01 Feb 2015
Port Metro Vancouver’s new trucker licensing system took effect Sunday despite continuing protests from some 600 drivers who weren’t certified to operate at Canada’s largest container port.
30 Jan 2015
GCT Global Container Terminals plans to spend several hundred million dollars in the next few years to increase its Vancouver terminals’ capacity and fluidity in anticipation of handling more U.S.-bound cargo and Canadian volume.
29 Jan 2015
When it comes to whether Port Metro Vancouver will experience a crippling drayage strike like it did last March, the ball is in union and non-union drivers’ court.
29 Jan 2015
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With transloading capacity scarce in Vancouver, an inland port 200 miles away aims to give forestry exporters the consistency in stuffing their products into containers they might not find in the greater Vancouver area.
28 Jan 2015
Many Canadian importers are receiving shipments two to three weeks longer than usual and exporters are missing sailing windows because of container vessels delays at U.S. West Coast ports are rippling north.
28 Jan 2015
Canadian National Railway expects intermodal to stay strong as shippers frustrated with U.S. West Coast port congestion push U.S-bound loads through Canadian ports and onto its network running through Chicago and down to New Orleans.
27 Jan 2015
The exclusion of roughly 600 drayage drivers from Port Metro Vancouver’s new licensing system has raised tensions here in what is increasingly looking like a showdown between truck drivers and the government.
16 Jan 2015
Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as soon as Feb. 1 if the provincial government doesn’t meet their demands.
14 Jan 2015
Representatives of union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will meet with British Columbia’s minister of transportation on Thursday in what drivers call a final attempt to avoid another strike at Canada’s largest container port.