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DP World to acquire Canadian container terminal

DP World Limited has agreement to acquire Maher Terminal’s Fairview Container Terminal (Fairview) in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada from Deutsche Bank.

Fairview is a purpose built terminal with a sea-rail link and has a current capacity of 850,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units), with a just-announced phase two expansion that will take capacity to […]


Traffic through the Port of Prince Rupert down in 2014 while traffic through Fairview Terminal rises

While overall cargo volumes increased last month, terminals within the Port of Prince Rupert have handled less cargo so far this year.

All together the terminals moved five per cent more tonnage month-over-month, with 2,102,694 tonnes being handled this July in comparison to 1,999,971 last July. However, year-over-year there has been a six per cent […]


Prince Rupert's Fairview Terminal sees traffic double year-to-year

The Prince Rupert Port Authority released its numbers for April on Monday, and the figures show the traffic through Fairview Terminal doubled year-to-year.

In April there were 45,893.8 TEUs moving through the terminal, up 103.6 per cent from the 22,544.3 TEUs that were handled last April.

Imports were up 88.5 per cent to sit at […]