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Port Signs Protocol Agreement with City of Nanaimo

The Port of Nanaimo has renewed its commitment to work closely with the City of Nanaimo by formalizing a new Protocol agreement this week. The agreement formalizes both parties’ commitment to “a true, meaningful and transformative relationship that is designed to deepen the understanding for one another based on respect for each other’s area of […]


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Local Benefits, Global Reach

Local Benefits, Global Reach Apr 17, 2019 NANAIMO – When the official opening of the new Vehicle Processing Centre was held last week, a statement from Acting Chair Donna Hais about it being the end result of an initial introduction in the southern U.S. drove home an important point: Reaching out across the globe produces tangible local benefits, as in the 40 […]


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Open for Business: Port of Nanaimo offers Mercedes-Benz Canada new access to Canada’s western market

Open for Business: Port of Nanaimo offers Mercedes-Benz Canada new access to Canada’s western market Apr 09, 2019 The Port of Nanaimo and BCVPC’s Vehicle Processing Centre is the first and only Western Canadian entry point for European automobiles. It was developed in partnership with Transport Canada, Western Stevedoring, the Auto Division of SSA Marine, […]




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Lease agreement signed for new Nanaimo response base

Lease agreement signed for new Nanaimo response base Jul 30, 2018 Base part of $150 million in spill response enhancements FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2018 NANAIMO, B.C. – Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) is moving forward with their new on-water oil spill response base in Nanaimo. WCMRC and the Port of Nanaimo (PON) […]


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Nanaimo Auto Terminal Planned for Nanaimo Assembly Wharf

Nanaimo Auto Terminal Planned for Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Apr 10, 2018 Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) is partnering with Western Stevedoring (Western) and their affiliate organization, the Auto Division of SSA Marine (SSA) to design, build, finance and operate a multipurpose break bulk terminal with an initial focus on European automobile import and processing at NPA’s Nanaimo Assembly Wharf (NAW). Ewan […]


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City and Port Authority work together to enhance waterfront safety

City and Port Authority work together to enhance waterfront safety Aug 26, 2016 In 2015, the City of Nanaimo partnered with the Nanaimo Port Authority (NPA) to install a new fire suppression system onboard the NPA Osprey Patrol Boat. The new fire suppression system which includes a fire pump and firefighting equipment was unveiled this […]


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VIU and Nanaimo Port Authority Collaborate to Support Prosperous Community

VIU and Nanaimo Port Authority Collaborate to Support Prosperous Community Jul 14, 2015 Memorandum of Understanding between organizations signed June 25 NANAIMO, BC: Vancouver Island University (VIU) and the Nanaimo Port Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote collaboration between the organizations in order to support the educational, social, environmental and economical […]