January 26, 2015

Port_Community_Delta_darkadFast facts

  • Port jobs: 3,300
  • Wages: $180 million
  • GDP generated: $260 million
  • Municipal taxes paid by port tenants in 2016: $6,162,816
  • PILT paid by port authority in 2016: $803,110
  • Shoreline managed by the port authority: 13 kilometres

Community office

Special events

The Franklin Exploration exhibit
Visit our office February 1-4 and 8-11, 2017 to delve into one of Canada’s greatest mysteries – the search for the lost Franklin Expedition – in a special exhibit from the Vancouver Maritime Museum.

Free presentation
Join us on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 for a free presentation about the Franklin Expedition and its legacy with Talya Mallek of the Vancouver Maritime Museum. Seating is limited. Please register by January 31, 2017.

Learn more and register here.

About the office

The Port of Vancouver community office in Delta provides an opportunity for community members to meet Vancouver Fraser Port Authority staff and learn about port operations, initiatives and projects, including the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project.

The office features a mini-visitor centre and plays host to a variety of community-focused events and meetings, such as the Port Community Liaison Committee’s regular meetings.

5225A Ladner Trunk Road, Delta, BC V4K 1W4
Located in Trenant Park Shopping Centre [map]

Hours of operation
Wednesday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information, please contact us at 604.665.9635. Or subscribe to our newsletter to learn about upcoming events.

Projects of interest

Major terminals

  • Deltaport is the Port of Vancouver’s largest container terminal, located at Roberts Bank in Delta. It handles containerized cargo and some project cargo. Operator: Global Container Terminals.
  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) auto terminal is one of two automotive terminals located on the Fraser River. It handles BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Subaru. Operator: Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) Vehicle Services Canada Ltd.
  • Westshore Terminals is a coal export terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta. Operator: Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership.

Liaison committee

  • Port Community Liaison Committee in Delta discusses developments, identifies concerns and provides suggestions for port-related issues in Delta. The committee includes representatives from the Corporation of Delta, Tsawwassen First Nation, industry, the Port of Vancouver, and community interests from Ladner, Delta and Tsawwassen.

Community investment

Through our community investment program, we support community projects throughout the Lower Mainland. We are proud to have contributed to the following Delta programs in 2015:

  • Corporation of Delta – Boundary Bay Airshow
  • Ladner Business Association – Christmas Tree Festival
  • 119th Annual Ladner Pioneer May Days
  • South Delta Minor Hockey Association – Delta’s Hockey Day in Canada
  • Tsawwassen Sun Festival
  • Delta Secondary School Student Leadership Program
  • Reach Child and Youth Development Society – Reach for the Stars Gala

More resources

Topics of interest
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