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Port of Vancouver faces a backlog of over 50 ships as trucker union plans to strike

Business Insider 01 Dec 2021
Reuters Floods in British Columbia spawned major backlogs at the Port of Vancouver ... Over 50 ships are floating off the coast waiting to dock at the Port of Vancouver ... Rail service for the port's Vancouver-Kamloops ... As of Sunday, 51 ships were waiting for space to open up at the port.
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Port of Vancouver congestion worsens

Splash24/7 01 Dec 2021
More than 50 ships were waiting on Monday to unload at the beleaguered Port of Vancouver, still dealing with the impacts of a major storm two weeks ago and ongoing rain that continues to set back reconstruction efforts in the province of British Columbia ... Drivers at two Port of Vancouver trucking companies issued a strike notice this week.
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Here’s why we still have food, supplies in Kamloops, Okanagan after highways closed

Info News 30 Nov 2021
The bottleneck in Vancouver has meant, for the past eight weeks or so, container ships can sit in English Bay for a week or more, Locher said ... “I’m going to buy from Thailand, but do I ship it through Halifax or do I ship it through Vancouver? No, I ship it through both because that gives me the ongoing ability to switch.
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West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments

Moosejaw Today 30 Nov 2021
VANCOUVER — West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd ... West Fraser also says its pulp shipments to the port of Vancouver, from where the majority of its export pulp ships, have averaged less than 20 per cent of normal volumes ... .
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Asian grocery stores hard hit by Port of Vancouver woes

Fresh Plaza 30 Nov 2021
Last week, two trucks carrying $109,000 of ginger from China and dragon fruit from Vietnam left Vancouver for Calgary.
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British Columbia extends fuel rationing after flooding

Hastings Tribune 30 Nov 2021
Energy Minister Bruce Ralston said the pipeline provides most of the fuel for British Columbia's Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, which is now being shipped in by rail from Alberta and on barges from the United States ... Copyright 2021 The Associated Press ... .
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Floodwater covers road after heavy rainfall hits British Columbia

The Independent 30 Nov 2021
... Mainland and Vancouver Island which is now being shipped in by rail from Alberta and on barges from the United States.
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West Fraser says severe weather and flooding in B.C. affecting shipments (Business)

Castanet 30 Nov 2021
Ltd ... West Fraser also says its pulp shipments to the port of Vancouver, from where the majority of its export pulp ships, have averaged less than 20 per cent of normal volumes ... 15 ....
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Trade woes mean 2022 will be pricier for consumers

Albuquerque Journal 29 Nov 2021
The Vancouver situation is a microcosm of what is happening throughout shipping and logistics chains. The United Nations Trade and Development Agency (UNCTAD) is stating that prices of consumer goods will rise significantly in 2022 until shipping delays are resolved and efficiencies are restored at seaports.
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Vancouver port faces slow recovery amid new rainfall

Journal of Commerce 29 Nov 2021
... ships at anchor awaiting berth at Vancouver, according to AISLive, a sister product of JOC.com within IHS Markit.
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British Columbia extends gas rationing, state of emergency after floods

Moosejaw Today 29 Nov 2021
Energy Minister Bruce Ralston says the pipeline provides most of the fuel for B.C.'s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, which is now being shipped in by rail from Alberta and on barges from the United States ... Between 50 and 100 millimetres of rain was expected for Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, Whistler and the Sunshine Coast.
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Canadian Press NewsAlert: B.C. extends gas rationing, state of emergency after floods

Moosejaw Today 29 Nov 2021
Energy Minister Bruce Ralston says the pipeline provides most of the fuel for B.C.'s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, which is now being shipped in by rail from Alberta and on barges from the United States ... .
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B.C. supply chain disruptions show importance of being resilient: Vancouver port

North Shore News 26 Nov 2021
Silvester said Vancouver’s port has weathered multiple crises in the past 20 months but needs to deal with climate change adaptation, an industrial land shortage and a lack of shipping containers ... It also means cargo could be shipped to Toronto and then back to ...
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Railroads Restoring Limited Service to Port of Vancouver

The Maritime Executive 24 Nov 2021
Limited rail service was restored to the Port of Vancouver, Canada on November 23 more than a week after torrential rains washed out roads and rail lines in the province of British Columbia ... Currently, there are a total of 68 ships at the Port of Vancouver, with 23 on dock and 45 at anchor.
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