Harbour Operations

Marine Operations include multiple facets within port boundaries and include Deep Sea Ship Anchorages, Port Security, Environmental Protection, Debris Control, Safety and Navigation, Seaplane Operations, Terminal Operations plus Permitting for Harbour Events. The Nanaimo Port Authority works with Federal, Provincial and Municipal agencies and stakeholders to achieve the highest levels of service. Nanaimo Port Authority Practices and Procedures are utilized as a guideline to achieve optimum outcomes for users within the harbour.

Nanaimo Assembly Wharf Terminal

Link to Handling Rates & Tariffs 

The Harbour Operations section includes information regarding:

  • Deep-Sea Anchorages,
  • Seaplane Operations,
  • Federal Acts, Regulations, Rules & Codes for Marine Terminals
  • Support Services
  • Practices & Procedures,
  • Debris Control,
  • Port Security,
  • NAVWARNS (NOTICES TO SHIPPING), NOTAMS AND NOTICES TO INDUSTRY,
  • Harbour Conditions & Marine Tracking – COVID-19 & Safety Alerts,
  • Tide Tables & Dodd Narrows Current Information