Canadian shippers and the head of Canada’s largest port have argued monetizing the country’s 18 port authorities could increase port user fees, limit public oversight, and threaten investment in waterside infrastructure.
Port of Prince Rupert
28 Mar 2016
In the nearly nine years since the Oct. 31, 2007, inauguration of container shipping services through Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Cosco has been the dominant carrier to the port that offers the fastest transit from Asia to the U.S. Midwest.
15 Dec 2015
DP World, the new owner of Prince Rupert's container terminal, and the port authority are already considering expanding the port’s annual capacity by more than 700,000 twenty-foot equivalent units — even though the latest buildout has yet to be completed.
19 Nov 2015
The announcement this week by CMA CGM that it will share slots on China Ocean Shipping Company’s trans-Pacific service from Asia to Prince Rupert, Canada, caps off one of the more eventful years in the short history of the port’s container operations.
18 Aug 2015
The 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. will add a trans-Pacific call at Prince Rupert, giving the fast-growing British Columbia port its first direct Asian call from non-CKYHE carriers.
31 Jul 2015
After bleeding market share in the first few months of 2015 because of congestion and labor problems, the Seattle-Tacoma gateway appears to be leveling off in the competitive Pacific Northwest. Port Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, is likewise leveling off, but Prince Rupert continues to register impressive double-digit gains compared to last year.
11 Jul 2015
After bleeding market share earlier this year due to congestion and labor problems, the Seattle-Tacoma gateway appears to be leveling off in the competitive Pacific Northwest region. Port Metro Vancouver, Canada, is likewise leveling off, although Prince Rupert continues to register impressive double-digit gains compared to last year.
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