By Editorial PortalPortuario.cl
he Government of Canada He announced an investment of CAD 600,000, under The National Trade Brokers Fund, in improving the liquidity of the supply chain Nanaimo Port.
The Nanaimo Port Authority will use these resources to study the expansion of container handling capacity, develop land near the port to support economic growth, create jobs and trade, and evaluate possible improvements in freight transportation by sea. Short distances between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland.
“The Port of Nanaimo is grateful for a National Trade Corridors Funding grant to study how further expansion of the Duke Point terminal, along with upland development, could provide new import/export opportunities for the island communities. The Pacific region as a whole. The supply chain network.” Ian Marr, President and CEO of the Nanaimo Port Authority.
For example, the study will determine the potential for expansion of the Duke Point terminal on Vancouver Island, to help ease bottlenecks at deepwater terminals in Vancouver. It will also explore the feasibility of improving the station’s infrastructure, providing a better connection for the transfer of goods from barges to rolling stock on the mainland. The Pacific region could see increased import/export capacity for commodities from the forestry and agricultural sectors, as well as seafood and other food sectors.
Canadian exporters depend on a strong supply chain, particularly in hubs like the port of Nanaimo. Investments like the one we’re announcing today will make it easier to move goods through the port, help grow the economy of the Pacific region and create quality jobs for Canadians.” Transport Minister Omar Al-Ghabra.