Port of Prince Rupert

Funding to make communities like Prince Rupert more accessible to residents and tourists has been announced by Northern BC Tourism Association. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Accessible tourism will benefit Prince Rupert

BC Northern Tourism receives $150,500 to improve accessibility

 

Prince Rupert will see more than 60,000 estimated cruise ship passengers from now to Sept. 30, announced Prince Rupert Port Authority, on May 6. (Photo: Supplied)

More than 60,000 cruise ship tourists expected in Prince Rupert

The 333 % increase comes from an additional 16 scheduled calls to port

 

Ridley Terminals Inc., a coal export terminal once a Crown corporation and now a privately held company has rebranded as Trigon Pacific Terminals Limited, the organization announced on April 28. (File photo/The Northern View)

Bulk export terminal in Prince Rupert gets a new name and new look

Ridley Terminals rebrands to Trigon Pacific Terminals Limited

 

Prince Rupert Port Authority invested $240,000 into two infrastructure projects at Shames Mountain, the organization announced on April 12. (Photo: supplied)

Thrill on the hill assisted by Prince Rupert Port Authority Community Investment Funds

Shames Mountain closed a successful season thanks to $240,000 in upgrades

Prince Rupert Port Authority invested $240,000 into two infrastructure projects at Shames Mountain, the organization announced on April 12. (Photo: supplied)
The Prince Rupert Port Authority is providing $10,000 to support the Village of Burns Lake’s Regional Mapping Project, the PRPA announced on March 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert Port Authority is providing $10,000 to support the Village of Burns Lake’s Regional Mapping Project, the PRPA announced on March 29. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Curlers competing during the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
Curlers competing during the finals of the Men’s Marine Bonspiel at the Prince Rupert Curling Club rink on March 13. (Photo: Norman Galimski/The Northern View)
An outline of the proposed second terminal to be assessed in a feasibility study by the Prince Rupert Port Authority and DP World, which was announced on Feb. 24. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert Port seeking to double capacity with 2nd container terminal

Proposed project will address Canada’s trade capacity and reduce risk of future supply disruptions

An outline of the proposed second terminal to be assessed in a feasibility study by the Prince Rupert Port Authority and DP World, which was announced on Feb. 24. (Photo: supplied)
PRPA’s Community Relations team and Vincent Sampare from the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert run the Donation Station at the Rupert Rampage home opener. (Photo: Supplied)

Rampage and PRPA net fundraising wins

Local non-profits to benefit from fundraising goals

PRPA’s Community Relations team and Vincent Sampare from the Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert run the Donation Station at the Rupert Rampage home opener. (Photo: Supplied)
Fairview Container Terminal on Jan. 18, with cargo railcars in the foreground and cranes in the background, was highlighted in a PRPA cargo volumes report with expansion and an eighth quay crane in 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Port expansion updates released

Fairview Terminal will increase to 1.6 million TEUs by summer and 1.8 million by 2024

Fairview Container Terminal on Jan. 18, with cargo railcars in the foreground and cranes in the background, was highlighted in a PRPA cargo volumes report with expansion and an eighth quay crane in 2021. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.

Truck drivers are essential to the flow of goods through the Port of Prince Rupert

Northern B.C.’s transportation corridor is a critical link for Canadian supply chains

  • Dec 20, 2021
Truck driver Ashley Hughes has been working with Gat Leedm Logistics for the past two years. Female drivers, like Hughes, represent approximately three per cent of all truck drivers in the province according to the BC Trucking Association, but the sector is becoming more diverse.
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.

Northern B.C. workers are an integral part of innovative Canadian supply chain solutions

Transloading creates jobs and new export opportunities for Canadian producers

  • Dec 6, 2021
Operations Supervisor Kathleen Wick works at Ray-Mont Logistics in Prince Rupert.
Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)

Prince Rupert Port Authority responds to vessel grounding

When incidents occur, there’s always a learning opportunity - Ken Veldman, PRPA

Tug boats in the Prince Rupert harbour assist the MSC Altair after it broke free of its moorings at Fairview Terminal during inclement weather and became grounded on Nov. 24. (Photo: K-J Millar/The NorthernView)
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.

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

  • Nov 22, 2021
Kyle Hes is a Gantry Crane Operator at DP World-Prince Rupert Fairview Container Terminal.
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.

Port traffic propels rail workforce across northern B.C. transportation corridor

Meet two people working in rail safety and logistics, supporting jobs across western Canada

  • Nov 8, 2021
Dangerous Goods Officer, John Nicoletti, lives and works in his hometown of Prince George.
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace

Northwest women working to bring B.C. wood products to the world

Meet a pair of women supporting natural resource supply chains in Northern B.C.

  • Nov 1, 2021
Jessica Hochins - Woodlands Operations Supervisor, Skeena Sawmills, Terrace
Prince Rupert Port Authority announced on Sept. 23, its Community Investment Fund is benefiting women of the North West with new gynecological equipment at Women’s Wellness Centre and Colposcopy Clinic, saving them travelling out of the region for diagnostic and follow-up treatment. (Photo: supplied)

Prince Rupert Port Authority invests in North West women’s health

Community Investment Fund provides new medical equipment allowing women services closer to home

Prince Rupert Port Authority announced on Sept. 23, its Community Investment Fund is benefiting women of the North West with new gynecological equipment at Women’s Wellness Centre and Colposcopy Clinic, saving them travelling out of the region for diagnostic and follow-up treatment. (Photo: supplied)
The MSC Auriga is the largest vessel to berth and unload at DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, breaking records on Sept. 21. (Photo: Port of Prince Rupert)

Record-breaking vessel berths in Prince Rupert

MSC Auriga breaks 2017 Fairview Container Terminal records for ETUs

The MSC Auriga is the largest vessel to berth and unload at DP World’s Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert, breaking records on Sept. 21. (Photo: Port of Prince Rupert)
The derelict barge, Scotch Cap, which went adrift on Sept. 8 in Port Edward, was moved up the beach by the Canadian Coast Guard and Prince Rupert Port Authority to make it more secure on Sept. 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

PRPA voice frustration over lack of govt. assistance with abandoned vessels

Derelict vessels adrift in Port Edward now temporarily secured

The derelict barge, Scotch Cap, which went adrift on Sept. 8 in Port Edward, was moved up the beach by the Canadian Coast Guard and Prince Rupert Port Authority to make it more secure on Sept. 13. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Quinn Smith, Charles Hays Secondary School student won a Traditional Knowledge and Medicine poster design award, from FORED BC Society, announced in May. Quinn was inspired to complete the ink drawing of his family crest when reading a book his uncle sent to him. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Heart of the City: Quinn Smith has what it takes

The Prince Rupert high school student creates winning art with heart

Quinn Smith, Charles Hays Secondary School student won a Traditional Knowledge and Medicine poster design award, from FORED BC Society, announced in May. Quinn was inspired to complete the ink drawing of his family crest when reading a book his uncle sent to him. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Unionized longshore and port workers gather along Highway 16 on June 15 not crossing the picket line where Prince Rupert Solidarity Movement group protests the docking and unloading of the JPO Volans, a ship with Israeli designed technology and equipment. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)

Prince Rupert Solidarity Group pickets at port in protest

Demonstrations against the container ship JPO Volans lead into the second day to dissuade docking

Unionized longshore and port workers gather along Highway 16 on June 15 not crossing the picket line where Prince Rupert Solidarity Movement group protests the docking and unloading of the JPO Volans, a ship with Israeli designed technology and equipment. (Photo: K-J Millar/the Northern View)