Latest Port of Vancouver Stories

2014-08-22 16:21:19

Vancouver Energy projected to generate $2 billion in local economic value VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, independently conducted economic impact assessment from Analysis Group shows the proposed Vancouver Energy terminal will deliver significant economic benefit to the region, generating $2 billion in economic value and creating an average of more than 1,000 jobs annually. "Analysis Group's findings confirm our previous analysis. Vancouver Energy will have a major,...

2014-04-04 16:20:22

Follows through on Joint Action Plan to bring stability to Canada's busiest port VANCOUVER, April 4, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada has brought in new regulations to increase the rates paid to truckers at Port Metro Vancouver, delivering on its commitment to support the resumption of full operations at the port. Following the March 26, 2014, back-to-work Joint Action Plan (agreed to by the federal...

2014-03-21 16:23:52

Tens of Thousands of Dollars in Product Held up in Transit VANCOUVER, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - KANDY Outdoor Flooring is urging all parties involved in the Vancouver trucking dispute that has shut down the Port of Vancouver to seek compromise and immediately end this dispute. "I respect there are serious issues on the table but the work stoppage is seriously hurting our business and others," says KANDY Outdoor Flooring President Kelly Niessen. "We had one shipment on the water...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Port Metro Vancouver has released its 2011 mid-year results, with stable numbers showing solid performance for Canada's largest and most diverse port. The 2011 mid-year statistics report shows the Port handled 58.7 million tonnes of cargo in the first six months of 2011, a 1 per cent increase over the same period in 2010. Port Metro Vancouver's 2011 mid-year statistics report highlights stable performance in key sectors and follows a strong...

2010-07-30 08:00:00

Upswing Trend in 2010 Signals Return to 2008 Levels VANCOUVER, July 30 /PRNewswire/ - Port Metro Vancouver has released the 2010 mid-year results of overall throughputs in the Cargo Statistics Report. The report shows that 2010 is building momentum, with an overall tonnage increase of 20 per cent totalling 58.4 million tonnes to date. "As a significant economic generator for Metro Vancouver, the Province, and Canada, we are cautiously optimistic. Significantly improved half-year numbers are...

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