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  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies in March 2016 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Container Capacity Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Fraser River dredging plans are moving ahead, according to delta-optimist.com. This Port Metro Vancouver’s development program will include the construction of a man-made island for a new terminal. The new terminal at the environmentally-sensitive estuary of the Fraser River should have three container berths. According to delta-optimist.com, the Port Metro Vancouver officials believe that […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container sector.   Key objectives of […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 17, 2012, a $10 million joint commitment by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta and the City of Richmond was announced to undertake local channel dredging around Ladner and Steveston. Since that time, staff has been assisting Port Metro […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Mayor Dianne Watts and her Surrey First Team are calling on Port Metro Vancouver to immediately approve a minimum of an additional 1.3 …   By Kelly Sinoski (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, November 17, 2011;

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, announced yesterday the establishment of a three-member Review Panel that will conduct the environmental assessment of Port Metro Vancouver’s proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet has been appointed as the Chair of the Review Panel. Dr. Diana Valiela and Dr. David Levy have been appointed as members of the Review […]

  • 14 June 2011

    Port Metro Vancouver has begun a series of public consultation sessions on the proposed Terminal 2 port expansion project at Roberts… By Sandor Gyarmati (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, June 14, 2011

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Metro Vancouver has submitted a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. The project is a proposed new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada’s west coast. The Environmental Impact Statement documents four years of extensive scientific study and consultation […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port Metro Vancouver, with DP World Vancouver, is continuing to develop preliminary design options for an expansion of Centerm, a container terminal in the inner harbor of Burrard Inlet. The project will include a westward extension of the terminal container storage yard, an elevated parking structure, extension of the rail yard, rehabilitation of Ballantyne Pier, and reconfiguration of […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and Wai Young, Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, recently announced that the Government of Canada is continuing its commitment to limit air emissions from the Canadian transportation sector. “The Government of Canada is pleased to launch the Shore Power Technology for Ports Program,” said […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced last Friday the appointment of Dr. Douw Steyn as a new member of the Review Panel established to conduct the environment assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project in Delta, British Columbia. Dr. Douw Steyn will join Panel Chair, Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet, and […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington took to the Legislature’s Question Period last week, calling on the provincial government to coordinate a long-term dredging plan for the Lower Fraser River. “The economic output of the Lower Fraser River is equivalent in both tonnage, and jobs, to Canada’s St. Lawrence  Seaway,” Huntington said. “This economic engine is […]

  • 25 April 2010

    Metro Vancouver’s marine communities complain that rising silt levels in the region’s secondary channels are leaving them high and dry and threatening to cause widespread chaos in the region. At times, commercial fishermen have to wait hours to get into Steveston Harbour to deliver their catch… [mappress] Source:vancouversun,April 25,2010;

  • 2 April 2010

    There will be no money coming to the Burnaby Lake dredging project from Metro Vancouver after a $5-million funding request was rejected Wednesday morning… [mappress] Source:bclocalnews,April 2,2010;

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) will host an event titled ‘Dredging the Mighty Fraser River’ on November 14, 2018, at the George Mackie Library, 8440 112 Street, Delta, Greater Vancouver, Canada.  Every year, the Fraser River deposits about 32 million cubic meters of sediment into the Strait of Georgia. To provide a safe and […]

  • 3 December 2009

    Oil exports to Asia drive expansion plans at B.C. ports in Vancouver and Kitimat VANCOUVER — In the past six months, the concept of Canada shipping crude oil to Asian markets has warmed considerably… Source:Vancouver Sun, December 1, 2009;

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) submitted this month a project permit application for the Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. The scheme is located immediately south of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area which is two kilometers east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia in federal waters managed […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Centerm Expansion Project team has invited the public to learn more about, and provide feedback on, the proposed Centerm Expansion Project during the consultation period from May 15 to June 2. “Participants are invited to learn more about proposed construction activities, details regarding a proposed Community Investment Program, and how feedback received during the […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, and Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations yesterday celebrated the completion of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project. The key components of the construction project included earthworks, park feature construction and planting. As part of the project, crews successfully opened the wetland’s east […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project is expected to begin as early as mid-September 2016. According to the Vancouver Port, the project will be complete by end of summer 2017. The key components of the construction will include earthworks, park feature construction and planting. The project is joint collaboration the Vancouver Board of […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second round of public consultation as part of the application review phase of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s proposed Centerm Expansion Project started yesterday, May 15. According to the port, the public consultation period is open until June 2, 2017. During the Review Phase – Round 2 – public will have opportunity to learn more […]