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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...

2013-02-15 12:20:16

METRO VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2012 year-end results that show continuing growth, including new records in the container and bulk sectors. The year also marks the advancement of several capacity building infrastructure projects, new sustainability initiatives and extensive community engagement including participation in more than 600 community events.  The 2012 year-end statistics report shows that Port...

2013-01-16 12:21:17

CHICAGO and INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) and the Indiana Rail Road Company (INRD) announced today an agreement on the construction of an intermodal terminal in Indianapolis and their plan to offer Indiana importers and exporters an all-rail option for containerized products moving to/from Asia. CN serves the Port of Vancouver, B.C., and the Port of Prince Rupert, B.C., and a wide range of container shipping lines that offer scheduled service...

2012-08-16 06:20:33

Collaboration delivers capacity and efficiency results METRO VANCOUVER, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2012 mid-year results, posting healthy continued growth of 6 per cent overall. The 2012 mid-year statistics report shows that Port Metro Vancouver handled 62.3 million tonnes of cargo through the end of June and is on track for another strong year. The 2012 mid-year throughput volumes reflect the success of Port Metro...

2012-02-03 07:30:00

Sustainability, capacity and efficiency keep port moving METRO VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada's largest and most diverse port has released its 2011 year-end results, with strong, stable numbers showing continued growth in key sectors. The 2011 year-end statistics report shows that Port Metro Vancouver handled 122.5 million tonnes of cargo, a 3.4 per cent increase over 2010. The 2011 throughput volumes reflect the strength of Port Metro Vancouver's diversity, moving...

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...