Strong relationships with our partners ILWU, the Prince Rupert Port Authority
and CN Rail have resulted in a reliable and competitive service for our customers."
Meanwhile, DP World and Canada's Prince Rupert Port Authority
have announced an agreement to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert.
"Pacific Northwest LNG plans to build an LNG facility on Lelu Island, located in the District of Port Edward on land administered by the Prince Rupert Port Authority
. The first phase of the project would consist of two liquefaction trains, two LNG storage tanks, marine infrastructure with two berths for LNG carriers, a material offloading facility, as well as administration and auxiliary buildings.
Oakland's Pacific Rim neighbor in the far reaches of British Columbia has a similar strategic service agreement, signed by Canada's Prince Rupert Port Authority
(PRPA) and Maher Terminals Holding Corp.
The project is a convergence of the private-public partnership to finance and complete the first dedicated intermodal container terminal in North America, notes Prince Rupert Port Authority
President and CEO Don Krusel.
"I heard at one point that there was a meeting and quite literally 30 different people from six different departments in Ottawa were trying to work to solve our issue here," said Don Krusel, CMA, president and CEO of the Prince Rupert Port Authority
shortly after the deal was done.
The Prince Rupert port Authority
is building upon Prince Rupert's strategic advantages to achieve container capacity of at least 4 million TEUs by 2020, which is aligned with Asia-Pacific Gateway targets.
'Overall, the Prince Rupert Port Authority
(PRPA) exceeded its throughput targets for 2007 while completing the ambitious container terminal project on time and on budget,' says PRPA board of directors chair Dale MacLean.