World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver

September 10, 2020

About the virtual event

Join us as we celebrate World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver. On Thursday, September 24, this virtual celebration will feature behind-the-scenes videos, a virtual harbour tour of the Burrard Inlet, and an evening online presentation about sustainability at the Port of Vancouver.

World Maritime Day was established by the International Maritime Organization, with celebrations held internationally to recognize the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment. The theme for this year is sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet.

About World Maritime Day

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Time: All day
Location: Online event

Virtual harbour tour:
12:00 – 12:20 p.m. PDT
Available via Facebook or YouTube

The port authority will be hosting a virtual harbour tour of the Burrard Inlet on Thursday, September 24. Experience the sights and sounds of a busy harbour while learning about Canada’s largest and most diversified port in the comfort on your own home! Download the Port of Vancouver community map to follow along during the tour!

Presenter: Krista Constantineau, community relations specialist, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Registration is not required.

Virtual presentation: charging a course towards a sustainable future 
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. PDT
Available via Webex
Register here

Join us online to learn how the Port of Vancouver is working towards becoming the most sustainable port in the world. Hear from members of the port authority’s strategic environmental initiatives team on what sustainability means for Canada’s largest port and how our initiatives are making a difference.Topics include:

  • What a sustainable port means to us
  • How we manage port related air emissions
  • What clean technology we’re piloting
  • How we track our sustainability progress
  • How we plan for the port’s future

Presenters:
Christine Rigby, M.Sc., air emissions specialist, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Nicole Gordon, B.Sc., sustainability lead, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Registration is required.

For any inquiries, please contact:
[email protected]

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