Pacific Gateway ~ Your Transportation Route Between North America and Asia
Logs & Lumber
Panel Boards • Pulp & Paper
Wood Chips • Wood Pellets
Port Metro Vancouver
Port Metro Vancouver is North America’s most diversified
port, trading $75 billion in goods with more than 160 trading
Port Metro Vancouver is home to 3 major forestry export
- Fibreco Terminal is one of the largest woodchip handling
facilities in the world and has capacity of approximately
3.5 million tonnes. Fibreco has permits in place to expand
its storage capacity and can add a second ship loading
conveyor to further increase capacity.
- The ship berth – 265 metres long with 12.5 metres
- Lynnterm is a major forest products terminal with capacity
to accommodate multiple vessels.
- More than 1 billion FBM of lumber per year.
- Warehouse space for wood pulp.
- Direct access to Trans-Canada Highway #1.
- Fibreco and Lynnterm have access to Class 1 CN and Canadian Pacific rail networks.
- Fraser Surrey Docks is the largest North American west
coast multi-purpose marine terminal handling both logs
- Dedicated berth with a hydraulically operated ramp for
- Access to the Class 1 CN, Canadian Pacific and BNSF
- Access to the South Fraser Highway and Trans-Canada Highway #1
Port of Prince Rupert
North America’s deepest natural harbour in North America
with significant expansion capacity.
- Minimum 2 days closer from Shanghai than any
other west coast port.
- Fairview Terminal can handle the world’s largest
- Fairview has a current container capacity of 750,000 TEUs
with expansion capability to 2 million TEUs.
- CN rail provides efficient reliable direct ship-to-rail
Rail Trans-load Facilities
CN has built a new transload facility in Surrey and Prince George
- Thornton Yard transload facility in Surrey, BC.
- 8 acre footprint, expansion capability up to 20 acres.
- Throughput capacity of approximately 10,000 containers
- Thornton Yard enables mills from across southern BC
to easily export their products to the Asian market
through Port Metro Vancouver terminals.
- Prince George Distribution Centre can handle
- 36,000 containers annually,
- Direct rail service from Prince George to the Port of Prince Rupert for overseas shipments.
- BC’s longshore workers and foremen have signed contracts
that ensure stability at BC Ports through 2018.
Competitive Business Environment
- Municipal port property taxes will be permanently capped for designated BC ports and terminals.