Prince Rupert Gateway Ready to Support Disrupted Supply Chains


The Prince Rupert Port Authority is fully engaged in supporting the response to the devastating impacts of the flooding in southern British Columbia and is ready to help the communities and supply chains being impacted by it.

The Port of Prince Rupert remains fully operational and is not experiencing any impact to port or rail operations related to the extreme weather events in southern British Columbia. The Port of Prince Rupert is one of Canada’s critical gateways for supply chains, facilitating $60 billion in trade annually and is ready to activate its full capacity. A number of terminals within the Port of Prince Rupert currently have the ability to handle additional cargo and are actively engaged with shippers and CN to assist in facilitating the movement of critical goods, supplies and trade.

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November 25, 2021

An Update to Statement Regarding Weather Impacts to Vessel at Fairview Terminal

@1730 Following the grounding incident of the MSC Altair earlier today, the Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) can confirm that the vessel is now in the outer Harbour, with a tug escort and a BC Coast Pilot aboard. When the wind subsides, the vessel will move to anchorage to undergo assessment. PRPA would like to thank all those involved in the swift and safe response to this incident.

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November 23, 2021

Prince Rupert’s marine and dock workers essential to Canada’s reputation for reliability

Port of Prince Rupert workforce has far-reaching impact across northern B.C. and beyond. Supply chain congestion issues have made headlines around the world in recent weeks, but the problems plaguing many trade gateways on the West Coast are not an issue at the Port of Prince Rupert. That resiliency is due in large part to the commitment of the thousands of longshore and terminal workers who handle cargo, and the marine workforce that supports the safe transit of ships.

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November 15, 2021

PRPA INVESTS IN COMMUNITY SAFETY THROUGH GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE

Prince Rupert Ground Search and Rescue (PRGSAR) is now equipped with a new specialized vehicle that will transform how its volunteers conduct their emergency operations. The non-profit society’s new mobile command centre was made possible through a $125,300 contribution from the Prince Rupert Port Authority’s (PRPA) Community Investment Fund.

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