Port of Vancouver operations update

March 22, 2022

To Port of Vancouver’s valued customers and stakeholders,

CP Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have ended their work stoppage as of today, March 22, and have agreed to enter into binding arbitration to reach an agreement. CP will execute a safe and structured start-up of its train operations and will resume rail services at noon local time across Canada. CP has cancelled all related embargoes.

Rail operations:

CN rail operations continue to operate.

Port of Vancouver rail production (March 22):

  • Grain railcar unloads:  90
  • Container terminal rail production:
    • March 22: 53,397
    • March 21: 67,701 ft
  • Container import on-dock footage:  407,953 ft

Truck operations:

Port of Vancouver truck activity (March 22):

  • Container truck reservations:  2,603

Marine operations:

Anchorages are assigned in a manner that ensures fluidity across all ship types and maintains essential services. Vessels in port can be viewed on the home page of the PortVan eHub app by selecting “Vessels in Port”.

Port of Vancouver anchorage occupation (March 22):

  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (English Bay, inner habour, Indian Arm):  78%
  • Southern Gulf Islands:  59%


  • Port import rail on-dock footage summary: Import Rail On-dock Footage (updated daily Monday-Friday)
  • PortVan eHub app: access real-time insights into Port of Vancouver operations via the port authority’s mobile app eHub.  Download from the port authority’s website (eHub) or through the App Store (search for “PortVan eHub” or “Port of Vancouver”)
  • Port dashboard: view updates on import rail performance, truck terminal turn times, gateway vessel on-time performance, and container vessels at anchor/berth through the port authority’s website (Performance Metrics).
  • Port operations updatesOperations Updates

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Thank you for your continued support of the Port of Vancouver.