Seaspan | Mooring Piles at Pier 94
On June 30, 2023 the permit holder indicated it will not be proceeding with this project.
Permit amendment issued
On December 13, 202, amendment PER No. 21-065-01 was issued to Seaspan ULC (the Permit Holder). The amendment approved the request to extend the expiry date for works associated with the Permit Holder’s project, which will provide additional moorage for transient marine equipment at their Pier 94. The project is located at 3 St. Andrews Avenue in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on waters managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
About the amendment: the request was to extend the validity of the Permit (PER No. 21-065) for an additional 2 years.
On September 10, 2021, a project permit was issued to Seaspan ULC (the Applicant) to provide additional moorage for transient marine equipment at their Pier 94. The project is located at 3 St. Andrews Avenue in North Vancouver, British Columbia, on waters managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.
The project was approved subject to 38 permit conditions the Applicant must meet to ensure the project does not result in significant adverse environmental effects.
Works activities will be carried out during standard construction hours and are expected to take approximately ten weeks to complete.
About the project
Seaspan proposes to provide additional moorage for transient marine equipment at their Pier 94 located at 3 St. Andrews Avenue in North Vancouver. The scope of work involves relocating the existing fixed barge (NP70) to an alternate mooring location until it can be repurposed, removing three existing steel-piled dolphins including their timber fenders, and installing seven new 1,067 millimetre diameter cantilevered steel mooring piles. Drilling may be required to advance the piles depending on the density of the underlying till in the location of each pile to achieve required depth. The piles will be extracted and installed using vibratory hammers and, if required, impact hammers on spud-barge-mounted marine derrick and crane. Underwater noise mitigation and marine mammal observation will take place during the length of the works. The works are to be completed during normal operating hours. Works are expected to require approximately 10 weeks to complete.
The Project is required due to the increased seabed elevation of the gravel bed project (PER No. 17-407) and will provide additional moorage to compensate for the loss of existing moorage at Seaspan’s Pemberton water lot.
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