Port of Vancouver

CP, CMA CGM Ink Multi-Year Pact

Canadian Pacific (CP) is becoming CMA CGM Group’s “primary rail provider in Canada” under a new multi-year agreement, the Class I railroad reported on May 31.

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has reported that cargo moving through the Port of Vancouver increased 1% in 2020 to 145.5 million metric tonnes (MMT) vs. 2019.

Progress at Canadian Ports

The Montreal Port Authority’s (MPA) Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project gets the greenlight; Port of Vancouver sets annual grain, potash and container records in 2020.

CP, Yang Ming launch partnership

Canadian Pacific and Taiwan-based Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. have entered into a three-year partnership to connect Yang Ming customers with North America via the Port of Vancouver in British Columbia.

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.