Delta

January 26, 2015

Upcoming Events

Free tours

The Container Trail

Join us on the Container Trail to see firsthand how Delta is a gateway to Canada’s trade with the world. From a busy container depot to huge logistics warehouses to Canada’s largest deep-sea container terminal, you’ll see the sights and hear the sounds of global trade in action. This tour is free and is designed for people ages 10 and older. For upcoming dates, tour details and to register, click here.

Upcoming tours: December 2, January 20, and January 21.

 

Port Adventure Family Tour

Join us on this free tour designed for families with children under 10. The first part of this tour drives by historic sites of Port Guichon, a ferry landing on the Fraser River. Then we travel to Roberts Bank to show you modern day port operations. Truck, trains, ships and more! For upcoming dates, tour details and to register, click here.

Upcoming tours: early 2023

 

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Additional facts

  • shoreline managed by the port authority: 13 kilometres

Learn more about the port’s economic impact.


Community office

The Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office is open to the public.   

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The Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office provides an opportunity for the community 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 hosts a variety of free events such as bus tours and a speaker series aimed at broadening the public’s understanding of the Port of Vancouver and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The Speaker Series includes guest speakers who have presented on topics such as the Alaska cruise industry, the role of a Fraser River marine pilot, the Canadian Coast Guard, shore power for container ships, and Canada’s grain exports. Subscribe to the Delta community office newsletter to be the first to know about upcoming events.

The office also hosts meetings, such as those of the Port Community Liaison Committee.


Community office address

5223 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta, BC V4K 1W4
Located in Trenant Park Square, Ladner [map]

Community office hours 

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Important notices:

  • The Delta Community Office will be closed December 8, December 14, and December 25- January 3.

Telephone: 604.665.9635

Email: [email protected]

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 Solutions (WWS) 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 Solutions (WWS) 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 industry, the City of Delta, Tsawwassen First Nation, Musqueam First Nation and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority as well as community members from Ladner, Tsawwassen and North Delta.

Community investment

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

  • City of Delta – Boundary Bay Airshow
  • City of Delta – Luminary Festival
  • Ladner May Days
  • Ladner Business Association – Christmas Tree Festival
  • North Delta Rotary Charitable Foundation – The Starfish Pack Program
  • Tsawwassen Boundary Bay Lions Club – Canada Day Picnic
  • Tsawwassen Sun Festival
  • Delta Secondary School – Youth Leadership Program

More resources

Topics of interest
PortTV