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At Trans Mountain, marine spill prevention is a top priority. Co-ordination on preventative measures with regulatory and response organization helps to ensure safe transport.Read more
Learn about some of the existing and proposed components of the marine safety regime required of tankers calling at Westridge Marine Terminal.
Trans Mountain has proposed recommendations to enhance the existing, extensive marine safety regime in conjunction with the proposed expansion. Working closely with multiple organizations to develop and maintain emergency preparedness and prevention strategies for Westridge Marine Terminal keeps our waters safe.Find out more
Captain Robert Scott is Loading Master at Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Westridge Marine Terminal. A Master Mariner and a former Environmental Officer, Capt. Scott inspects arriving oil tankers before they’re permitted to dock at Westridge and works with tanker captains, pilots and crews and monitors loading operations.Find out More
There will be an investment of $100 million in enhanced marine response, 100 new jobs created and a doubling of the emergency response capacity on the West Coast should the Expansion Project be approved.Learn more
Tanker construction has evolved rapidly to meet resource demands as well as environmental protection standards. Tankers are the most heavily scrutinized vessels in order to maintain the safety of marine transport of oil cargo.Learn more
Watch an interview with Captain Stephen Brown, President of the Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia, talking about the high standards for marine safety in BC. Captain Brown also describes the relatively small impact the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project would have on tanker traffic in local waters.Discover more
Many are surprised to learn that only three per cent of current marine traffic in the Port Metro Vancouver is bound for Westridge Marine Terminal for oil transport. Over time this percentage will only increase to 14 per cent.Discover more
Who is the responsible party for a marine spill? Depending on the how the spill occurs, various parties are responsible and may be required to set aside funds to aid in the cleanup.Learn More
With a wealth of experience in marine safety, Master Mariner Chris Badger explains what’s involved in achieving his level of expertise and how he can apply that knowledge to maintain marine safety in BC waters.Learn more
Safety is the top priority across the pipeline all the way to the coast. In this blog post, Trans Mountain answers key questions about marine safety.Find out more
As a West Coast-based mechanical engineer Mike Davies uses his 23 years of experience to ensure the safe transportation of petroleum continues at Westridge Marine terminal.Read more
Learn about the strict regulatory regime that governs safe oil tanker transportation in BC. Meet the people who are committed to upholding the highest standards of practice to protect BC's marine environment. Understand the proactive preventative and response measures in place to minimize risk to the environment and our communities.
The safe movement of large vessels in Vancouver Inner Harbour is made possible by high-powered tugboat escorts. Captain John Armstrong talks about what it takes to become a tug captain and the role they play in getting ships safely out to sea.Find out more