Prince Rupert port sees record cargo volume in 2019
from Canadian Shipper
The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) announced another record year in volume, with a total of 29.9 million tonnes of cargo moved through the Port of Prince Rupert in 2019 — 12 percent more than the 26.7 million tonnes handled the previous year and the highest total volume to date for the Port. Supporting the overall positive trend was strong performance at DP World's Fairview Container Terminal with over 1.2 million TEUs at an increase of 17 percent over 2018, the addition of propane volume through AltaGas' Ridley Island Propane Export Terminal, and growth in coal handled at Ridley Terminal where cargo levels were up 18 percent over the previous year.
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