Port of Prince Rupert

Outlined in purple is the site of the second container terminal proposed in Prince Rupert, B.C., located south of the existing Fairview Terminal. (CNW Group/DP World)

Port of Prince Rupert Eyes Second Terminal

Logistics firm DP World and Prince Rupert Port Authority in British Columbia have agreed to assess the feasibility of a second container terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert, which would add up to 2 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of annual capacity; the Port is served by CN.

CN ramping up capacity

CN is investing C$400 million in new capacity this year, primarily in western Canada and the Edmonton-Chicago corridor. Projects currently in progress include 60 miles of double track, 11 new sidings or siding extensions, and eight yard expansions. All should be completed in November.

Port Rupert completes container expansion

The Port of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, Canada, celebrated the completion of the two-year “Phase 2 North” expansion of DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.