Media releases

Find our latest media releases related to news from the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

Construction begins for Centerm terminal and road upgrades along the south shore of the Burrard Inlet June 17, 2019

Twenty-three recipients recognized with Blue Circle Awards for voluntary efforts to conserve energy and reduce emissions June 7, 2019

Expanded voluntary ship slowdown through Haro Strait and Boundary Pass set to begin June 4, 2019

Project to separate Pitt Meadows roadways from rail crossings closer to becoming a reality May 31, 2019

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority renders decision on the Pattullo Bridge replacement project May 29, 2019

Boost in recreational boaters prompts safety reminders from port authority and police ahead of long weekend May 16, 2019

Marine industry and government sign five-year commitment to continue voluntary measures to protect Southern Resident killer whales May 10, 2019

High cruise passenger numbers expected at Canada Place terminal at the Port of Vancouver throughout May and June May 2, 2019

Amendments to Port Information Guide formalize navigation channels for larger ships entering Burrard Inlet through First Narrows April 30, 2019

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts public open houses on proposed Land Use Plan amendments April 17, 2019

Port authority-led ECHO Program wins award for leadership in ocean conservation April 3, 2019

2019 expected to bring a record-number of cruise passengers to Canada Place March 28, 2019

Completion of Fraser River cleanup program improved local waterways, environment, and wildlife habitat March 22, 2019

Record cargo volumes through the Port of Vancouver in 2018 February 28, 2019

New tutorial available for mariners to help protect whales in B.C. waters February 15, 2019

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expands noise reduction criteria to encourage quieter waters for endangered whales February 11, 2019

Amendments to Port Information Guide formalize 15-knot speed reduction in the First Narrows and other safety best practices February 8, 2019

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority renders decision on Fraser Grain Terminal Grain Export Facility project application November 15, 2018

Port authority supports federal government’s additional measures to protect southern resident killer whales November 13, 2018

New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project receives highest achievement of environmental project leadership November 6, 2018

Port community donates $230,000 to three local charities November 1, 2018

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority recognized for best practices in sustainability governance October 29, 2018

A successful 2018 cruise season wraps up at Canada Place tomorrow October 18, 2018

Port authority extends voluntary 15-knot slowdown period for tier 2 vessels in First Narrows Traffic Control Zone October 2, 2018

Vancouver welcomes largest cruise ship to-date, Norwegian Bliss, to Canada Place at the Port of Vancouver September 27, 2018

Public consultation period begins for proposed Maplewood Marine Restoration project September 21, 2018

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority joins leading port authorities in climate action program September 17, 2018

Cruisers rank Vancouver as one of the top cruise destinations August 22, 2018

Growth across most sectors drives record mid-year results at the Port of Vancouver August 14, 2018

Be a better boater this summer July 24, 2018

Vancouver to benefit from more than $200 million in federal funding for key goods-movement infrastructure projects June 22, 2018

Study reveals underwater noise is reduced when ships slow down, offering new science that could protect at-risk whales June 13, 2018

Judy Rogers elected as chair of Vancouver Fraser Port Authority board of directors June 7, 2018

Nineteen recipients recognized with Blue Circle Awards for voluntary efforts to conserve energy and reduce emissions June 1, 2018

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts public open houses on proposed Land Use Plan amendments May 31, 2018

Vancouver-based program aimed at better understanding and managing the impact of shipping activities on at-risk whales wins Lloyd’s List Environmental Award May 29, 2018

Port of Vancouver makes history with the arrival of the 25 millionth cruise passenger May 23, 2018

Federal funding contributes to critical infrastructure projects to support trade through the Port of Vancouver May 18, 2018

Media Advisory: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts event to celebrate 25 millionth cruise passenger at the Port of Vancouver May 18, 2018

Recent near-miss incident in Burrard Inlet underscores need for better safe boating awareness May 16, 2018

High cruise passenger numbers expected at Canada Place terminal at the Port of Vancouver on May 6, 9, 12 and 13 May 3, 2018

Amendments to Port Information Guide formalize safety best practices in Fraser River May 1, 2018

Port authority renders decision on Centerm container terminal expansion April 20, 2018

2018 cruise season starts tomorrow April 9, 2018

Joint agency emergency response exercise at Canada Place cruise terminal Friday, April 6 April 5, 2018

Federal government’s new commitments to protect whales under the Oceans Protection Plan include support for port authority ECHO Program March 22, 2018

Port authority supports federal government’s Ports Modernization Review March 12, 2018

Record year for overall cargo movement through the Port of Vancouver March 1, 2018

Federal government’s investment in oil spill research welcomed by port authority December 20, 2017

Last cruise ship of 2017 departs Canada Place tomorrow December 15, 2017

Just-released emissions inventory report finds significant decrease in Port of Vancouver air pollutant emissions since 2010 December 12, 2017

Port authority submits annual report of permits granted in 2016 December 11, 2017

Port authority applauds federal government’s commitment to protect the marine environment December 11, 2017

Special examination reports sound operational practices by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority December 6, 2017

Changes to access charges coming soon to benefit smaller container trucking companies December 5, 2017

18th annual Port Fundraising Gala raises $240,000 for local charities October 24, 2017

Port authority amends updates to marine regulations through the First and Second Narrows in response to industry and community feedback October 20, 2017

Port authority makes move to protect trade-enabling industrial land through acquisition of three properties in the Lower Mainland October 18, 2017

Project partners celebrate the completion of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project September 21, 2017

High cruise passenger volumes expected at Canada Place terminal in the Port of Vancouver on September 23 and 25 September 21, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority wins marine environment award September 15, 2017

Record grain and containers boost mid-year results at the Port of Vancouver August 15, 2017

Safe boating: What you need to know to stay safe on the water this summer July 28, 2017

Unique study to measure how vessel speed affects underwater noise and killer whales earns strong support from industry July 20, 2017

Summer Series kicks off at Canada Place starting July 24 – Zumba ®, Waterfront Cinema and Picnics on the Point July 12, 2017

Canada150 at Canada Place drew over 1.5 million to the festivities July 4, 2017

Record number of visitors expected at Canada Place over the July long weekend; Tips for cruise passengers to prepare for busy venue June 29, 2017

Port of Vancouver Presents Two-Day Canada150 Celebration June 27, 2017

Port authority confirms commitment to working with port communities through AIVP – Worldwide Network of Port Cities Missions Charter June 15, 2017

Port authority releases 2016 economic impact study and sustainability report May 30, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority confirms there are no plans to deepen the Fraser River May 25, 2017

Canada Place announces new celebrations in honour of Canada’s 150th year May 24, 2017

Stay safe on the Fraser; port authority launches new safe boating guide for Fraser River May 17, 2017

Record cruise passenger numbers expected at Canada Place terminal in the Port of Vancouver on May 20th May 11, 2017

Port authority hosts second round of consultation for proposed Centerm Expansion Project: May 15 to June 2 May 10, 2017

Cruise passengers rank Vancouver experience one of the best in the world April 25, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority recognizes marine carriers for voluntary efforts to reduce air emissions with Blue Circle Award April 21, 2017

2017 cruise season kicks off tomorrow; expected to bring record volumes to Canada Place April 10, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority recognized as a leader in sustainability by Corporate Knights for fourth year in a row April 10, 2017

Joint agency emergency response exercise at Canada Place cruise terminal Tuesday, April 4 April 3, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts public open houses on proposed Land Use Plan amendments in Delta and North Vancouver April 3, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority welcomes the federal government’s continued commitment to transportation and infrastructure investment as part of the 2017 budget March 28, 2017

Public consultation underway for proposed Tsawwassen Eelgrass Project March 20, 2017

Strong demand for Canadian agriculture results in robust year for Port of Vancouver February 28, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority hosts public consultation events for proposed Centerm Expansion Project February 17, 2017

New incentive for cargo and cruise vessels intended to quiet waters around the Port of Vancouver for at-risk whales January 25, 2017

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority appoints new chief financial officer November 21, 2016

Port Authority’s online TV channel surpasses one million views in 2016 as interest in port activity grows November 15, 2016

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority applauds federal government five-year National Oceans Protection Plan November 8, 2016

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority welcomes federal government’s commitment to transportation November 3, 2016

Last cruise ship of 2016 to depart Canada Place today October 19, 2016

A strong 2016 cruise season marks Canada Place’s 30th anniversary April 4, 2016

$10 million Fraser River dredging program provides important access to local communities March 12, 2015

2014 Cruise Season Shows Continued Strength April 28, 2014

Activity at Port Metro Vancouver container terminals continues to increase March 21, 2014

2013 Mid-Year Cargo Volumes Show Strength August 27, 2013

2013 Cruise Season Shows Impressive Growth May 25, 2013

$10 million to dredge local channels December 17, 2012

2012 Port Gala Event Raises over $170,000 for Local Charities June 12, 2012

2011 Annual Reports Released June 5, 2012