Delta

January 26, 2015

Port_Community_Delta_darkadFast facts

  • Port jobs: 3,300 [source]
  • 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

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Free presentation

The Mighty Fraser: How annual dredging ensures safe passage for ships

Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2017 for a free presentation by Fraser River Pile and Dredge. Two presentations: 4 pm or 7 pm. Seating is limited, please RSVP to attend. Learn more and register.

Global Container Terminal imageTerminal tours

Free community tours of GCT Deltaport this summer

Experience Canada’s largest container terminal in action and see where the biggest container ships in the country come to call: Saturday, June 24 and Saturday, August 26. Spaces are limited, reserve your spot today. Learn more and register.

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.

Address
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.

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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