Port Metro Vancouver is Canada’s largest and busiest port. Located on the southwest coast of British Columbia it is North America’s gateway to the world’s most dynamic economies.
The port operates across five business sectors; automobile, break bulk, bulk, container and cruise and facilitates trade with more than 160 world economies, handling nearly 130 million tonnes of cargo each year.
As the fourth largest tonnage port in North America, the Port Metro Vancouver offers 28 major marine cargo terminals and three railroads, providing a full range of facilities and services to the international shipping community.
Port Metro Vancouver's deep-sea terminals offer virtually no draft restrictions, Super Post-Panamax capacity, including 200,000 MT deadweight ships and extensive on-dock rail facilities. The freshwater facilities also offer integrated services for the automobile, coastal forest industries and short-sea shipping and serves as a homeport for the Vancouver-Alaska cruise industry.
Inchcape Shipping Services Vancouver specialises in port agency and a wide range of husbandry services including, but not limited to; arrangements for harbour pilotage, towage (docking and escort), customs and immigration, MNSF, assessment, launch, medical services, ship maintenance, hold cleaning, project cargo, repairs and services (removal of sludge, bilge water and garbage), crew changes, ship spares, parts in-bond, bonded storage and transportation in bond across Canada and cash to master.