Economic Impact | Health - COVID-19 | Shipping
Canada’s ports: helping keep Canadians safe and trade flowing during COVID-19

Ensuring the health and safety of their employees, mariners and other workers within port communities has always been and remains the top priority for Canada’s Port Authorities. Adhering to guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada, Transport Canada and the Canada Border Services Agency, Canada’s ports are following strict protocols to protect the entire […]



Economic Impact | Employment | Partnerships | Shipping
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 […]


Announcements | Economic Impact | Employment | Partnerships | Port Infrastructure | Shipping
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, […]


Announcements | Partnerships | Shipping | Special Projects
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 […]


Shipping | Special Events
Seaports: Creating Jobs and Propelling the Economy

Seaports: Creating Jobs and Propelling the Economy Apr 05, 2018 On April 5th seaports of the Americas will again celebrate Western Hemisphere Ports Dayan opportunity to highlight the industry’s role in job creation and economic prosperity. Ports are a vital part of the transportation infrastructure within the Western Hemisphere connecting farmers, manufacturers, workers and consumers […]


Economic Impact | Port Infrastructure | Shipping
Cargo Volume Growth and Duke Point Expansion in 2015 Provides Positive Outlook for Island Commerce

Cargo Volume Growth and Duke Point Expansion in 2015 Provides Positive Outlook for Island Commerce Jan 28, 2016 Mr. Bernie Dumas, President & CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority is excited with the growth in cargo volumes for 2015 and with the Duke Point Expansion Project. This is a very positive outlook for Vancouver island […]