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Fairview Container Terminal

North America's Fastest Growing Intermodal Terminal

Fairview Container Terminal is a dedicated intermodal facility, purpose built to provide a high-velocity gateway for transpacific container trade. Operated by DP World, the terminal anchors the fastest and most reliable trade corridor on the west coast, providing shippers a significant advantage over alternative gateways.

The terminal features a single marine berth capable of accommodating 13,000 TEU container ships with direct and unimpeded access from international shipping lanes. On dock rail adjacent to the berth provides efficient intermodal operations in building trains of up to 12,000 feet.

Integrated scheduling and real-time communications between the shipping line, DP World and CN Rail result in unparalleled terminal velocity and seamless transfer of containers between vessel and train. Served by CN Rail’s North American network, the Port of Prince Rupert has fast and efficient connections to central Canada and the US Midwest, saving shippers time and money.

Fairview Container Terminal In Depth

Capacity & Performance
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Capacity & Performance

Annual Throughput Capacity: 850,000 TEUs

Terminal Area: 24 hectare (59 acres)

Berth Utilization & Capacity:

  • 4 vessel calls/weekBerth Length (Container Quay): 360 m (1180 ft)
  • Berth depth: 17.0 m (55.8 ft) at low tide

Container Crane Services:

  • 4 Ultra Post Panamax Cranes;
  • 1,800 tonne cranes;
  • 22 container wide reach

On-Dock Rail Services:

  • 7 working tracks (5,500 m/18,000 ft)
  • 6 storage tracks (6,100 m/20,000 ft)


  • 4 Radiation Scanning Portals
  • On-site VACIS screening
  • 72 reefer plugs
Terminal Operations
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Terminal Operations

  • Velocity & fluidity
  • Simplicity
  • On-dock intermodal focus (IPI)
  • Collaboration and cooperation of partners
  • Marine-rail Interface
  • Trains built on terminal
  • Scheduled rail service
  • Terminal flow
  • Minimal truck operation
  • Scheduled coordination of trucking with terminal (pick up / drop off)
  • DP World train crews
  • High terminal productivity
Weekly Carrier Service
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Weekly Carrier Service

  • PNW – first North American port of call from Shanghai 


  • CEN – first North American port of call from Qingdao


  • PNH – first North American port of call from Busan


  • TP8 – first North American port of call from Busan

Contact Us

Terminal Contact
Tabare Dominguez

Commercial Director