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Delta Port (photo: BC Shipping News)
Rail intermodal traffic consists primarily of retail goods in overseas containers transported by train, ship, and truck; and in domestic containers and 53-foot trailers moved by train and truck. Since Canadian railroads directly control the marketing...
Port Alberni
In meeting with the leaders of our primary ports, Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Nanaimo, Victoria and Port Alberni, one is quickly reminded of how fortunate we are to have such a group of talented and dedicated CEOs who literally live and breathe their j...
Chris Wellstood, Director of Marine Operations and Security, Harbour Master, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
According to Wikipedia, a harbour master is “an official responsible for enforcing the regulations of a particular harbour or port in order to ensure the safety of navigation, the security of the harbour and the correct operation of the port fa...
BC Shipping News - September 2017
Log in now to read the September 2017 issue of BC Shipping News   Industry Insight: All that and a bit more...Chris Wellstood, Director of Marine Operations and Security, Harbour Master, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority...Put in context of...
Predicted expansion of world seaborne trade to 2050.
Many of you will have sat through presentations in which I have spoken to the pending crisis in world shipyards as a consequence of the financial crisis affecting most sectors of global shipping. That crisis has now been with us for the past two to t...