Transportation

BIV's coverage of the transportation sector provides the latest news relating to roads, air travel, shipping, ports and beyond in Vancouver and British Columbia

Prince Rupert to add second container terminal, quadruple TEU handling

South Kaien Island identified as site for 2.5 million unit handling facility

Public environmental assessment hearings underway on proposed Roberts Bank container terminal

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has kicked off the public hearing process on the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority's proposed $2 billion to $3 billion Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. The...

Rebates driving electric vehicle sales boom in B.C.

New federal incentive prompts dramatic jump in orders; Tesla is top seller

WestJet sale could mean the end of Swoop: Canada Jetlines chair

Onex Corp. makes $3.5-billion offer to buy WestJet in deal valued at $5 billion, including debt

ILWU vote clears way for B.C. port workers strike

Results of May 8 and 9 ILWU Canada vote show 98% in favour of a strike to secure a new contract with BC Maritime Employers Association companies

Technology, data key to port efficiencies, board of trade told

Need for port land won’t jeopardize ALR, minister says

Global terminal operator DP World buys Fraser Surrey Docks

Dubai-based DP World adds Fraser River container terminal to its other major West Coast port properties

GCT Global Container Terminals to invest $160 million in Vanterm

Additions include two new ship-to-shore cranes, 10 rubber-tired gantry cranes

Automation’s economic upsides for the trucking sector

Full trucking automation could mean huge cost savings. According to McKinsey & Co., it could reduce operating costs in the U.S. trucking industry by around 45%, for savings of between US$85...

B.C. technology company Switchboard connects the logistics dots

Vancouver startup supports trucking compliance and freight matching