North American west coast container ports experienced a slight increase in year-over-year traffic in the third quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major west coast ports in the U.S., Mexico and Canada rose 1.7 percent from 6,176,870 20-foot-equivalent containers in third quarter 2012 to 6,283,238 TEUs in third quarter 2013.
Port Metro Vancouver
02 Sep 2013
Port Metro Vancouver handles more than 50 percent of all container cargo moving through Canada’s busiest container ports, and the British Columbia gateway is investing to retain its No. 1 container port position.
18 Aug 2013
West Coast container ports experienced a decline in year-over-year traffic in the second quarter of 2013. Overall throughput to major West Coast ports in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada fell 2.3 percent from 6,114,834 20-foot-equivalent containers in second quarter 2012 to 5,975,881 TEUs in second quarter 2013. Market shares of major Pacific Northwest and Mexican ports were down on the North American West Coast this quarter compared to the year prior. However, ports in Canada and California saw their shares climb in this market.
18 Jun 2013
The new Canadian National-Indiana Rail Road intermodal service to Indianapolis will offer export “matchback” opportunities for steamship lines and shippers when it launches on July 1.
12 Jun 2013
The Port of Seattle and Port of Tacoma in Washington, along with British Columbia’s Port Metro Vancouver, have set collective goals to reduce diesel emissions by 75 percent per ton of cargo by 2015 and by 80 percent by 2020.
06 Jun 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handles $172 billion of cargo each year, or about $475 million every day, according to the port’s 2012 Economic Impact Study.
20 May 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports stayed level in the first quarter of 2013 with the robust growth they experienced last year. When compared with the first quarter of 2012, Canadian ports saw a higher throughput volume in the first quarter of 2013, but a slight dip in West Coast traffic market share.
28 Feb 2013
Canada’s West Coast container ports saw robust growth in 2012 while for the most part their U.S. counterparts stagnated or declined, according to analysis of each port’s published data. The result is that Canada’s share of total West Coast volumes is growing.
22 Feb 2013
Ed Fast, Canada’s minister of international trade and minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway; Robin Silvester, president and CEO of Port Metro Vancouver; and other terminal and railway partners have applauded the construction of the South Shore Corridor Project at Port Metro Vancouver.
22 Feb 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia has introduced its Smart Fleet trucking strategy, a three-year action plan to improve the efficiency and reliability of the container truck sector and reinforce the port’s...
20 Feb 2013
Port Metro Vancouver in British Columbia handled a record 2.7 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2012, rising 8 percent year-over-year.
06 Feb 2013
The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s board of directors has re-elected Craig Neeser as chair for another two-year term, beginning March 1.