In an email statement on Tuesday, DP World addressed an incident that occured at the Fairview Container Terminal on July 26.
“On July 26, 2019, at approximately 9:00 a.m. local time an unspecified odour was detected at Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal. The safety of employees is our priority. As such, as a precaution, container yard operations were temporarily halted,” Angela Kirkham, manager of Marketing and Communications for DP World, said in a statement.
“The local incident management team immediately conducted on-site assessments and air quality monitoring. The source of the odour was identified at approximately 10:00 a.m. and results were deemed non-hazardous. At noon additional air quality tests were conducted which confirmed the site to be safe. The terminal resumed full operations at 4:30 p.m., July 26, 2019,” wrote Kirkham.
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