Univar | Secondary nitrogen storage tank

April 19, 2023

Project status
Permit issued

In October 2023, a project permit was issued to Univar (“the Applicant”) to install a second nitrogen tank at 1545 Bay Street, in North Vancouver British Columbia, on federal lands managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

The project was approved subject to 29 permit conditions the applicant must meet to ensure the project does not result in significant adverse environmental effects.

About the project

The Applicant is proposing to install a second nitrogen tank, approximately 11 metres in height and 3 metres in diameter, with the capacity to hold approximately 49,210 litres of liquid nitrogen, for extra storage capacity. The tank would be situated on a new concrete pad with an expected thickness of approximately 0.6 metres. The new tank would be anchor bolted into the ground, connected to the existing nitrogen system and surrounded by protective bollards.

Contact information
For questions regarding the Project and Environmental Review of the proposed project, or to get in touch with our team, please contact us by email or phone at 604.665.9047.

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