Vancouver Confronts Congestion With Major Redesign — Panjiva


Vancouver Confronts Congestion With Major Redesign

Canada 338 Corp - Ports 661 Mode - Containerized 1005 Mode - Seaborne 1273

Vancouver’s port authority has awarded an expansion contract to ACS which will increase capacity to 1.5 million TEUs from 0.9 million TEUs. That followed a 5.7% year over year rise in containerized volumes in the 12 months to Nov. 30, and critically includes debottlenecking investments to tackle emerging congestion issues. The latter is an issue for ports globally, and in Canada’s case has led rail operators Canadian National and Canadian Pacific to restrict port access. Total freight handling at Vancouver, Montreal and Prince Rupert climbed 7.5% and may increase further as a...

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