We have many focuses from construction to safety and from environment to community dialogue and engagement.  We’ve got a wide range of topics covered here including our blog, news releases and media coverage. 

All posts

24 articles
Set Filter
Selected Tags (1) clear all
Benefits Environment Construction Emergency Management Indigenous Marine Marine Safety Pipeline Pipeline Safety Operations Regulatory Safety Expansion Project Community Investment
Type
All
Community
Filter by community
Blog

Marine Spill Response Enhancements Moving Forward

WCMRC is resuming implementation of an enhanced spill response program that will see $150 million invested in new equipment and new response bases in the Salish Sea.

Blog

Clean Pacific Conference Bringing Together Spill Prevention and Response Experts

Canadian and American experts will be coming together in Vancouver for discussion on topics such as binational relations and responsibilities for shared waterways, including the Salish Sea.

Blog

Awareness is the Key to Safe Recreational Boating in Port of Vancouver

Jason Krott, Manager Marine Operations and Fleet for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority shares some tips on how to stay safe on the water.

Blog

Fewer Tanker Spills Occur Despite Doubling of Vessel Traffic Since 1970

Oil spill risks are a small fraction of what they were in the 1970s, thanks to action by industry and government, the International Oil Tankers Pollution Federation reports.

Blog

Tanker Safety Improvements Further Mitigate Risk and Protect Marine Environment

Tanker safety has improved with new regulations, more robust ship design codes, enhanced emergency preparedness and response systems, and better self-regulation and procedures.

Blog

Expansion Will Lead to $150 Million Investment in New Spill Response Bases and Equipment

​British Columbia’s largest-ever expansion of spill response personnel and equipment will be completed on the South Coast as part of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

Blog

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation Files Evidence for NEB Reconsideration Hearing

The submission is part of the Reconsideration Hearing for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in relation to Project-relate marine shipping.

Blog

Video: Emergency Response Exercise at Westridge Marine Terminal

On September 19, 2018, Trans Mountain held a full-scale exercise to practice spill response in Burrard Inlet with more than 300 participants/observers and 20 response agencies.

Blog

Trans Mountain’s Preparations for Increased Oil Tanker Traffic are Extensive and Detailed

Trans Mountain has been working since 2012 to ensure risks and other impacts associated with the expansion of its pipeline and Westridge Marine Terminal are well-managed.

Press Release

Trans Mountain Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Exercise in Burrard Inlet

The drill included a coordinated response with more than 300 participants/observers and 20 response agencies working collaboratively to ensure an efficient and effective response.

Blog

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation Expanding to New Response Base on Lower Fraser River

A new Fraser River spill response base will be located at Shelter Island in Richmond as part of a major service expansion for the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation.

Blog

Safe Boating Week an Opportunity for Small Vessel Operators to Focus on Safe Navigation Skills

Waterway users in Burrard Inlet are encouraged to exercise extra caution when nearing the Westridge construction area and to familiarize themselves with safety protocols .

Blog

Spill risks plummeting in well-regulated marine transport sector, new report finds

A new ‘Citizen’s Guide to Tanker Safety and Spill Response’ takes a close look at how the Expansion Project is addressing key public concerns such as spill risk, response and regulation.

Blog

Response Capacity Enhanced: $150 Million for New Bases, Jobs

Trans Mountain Pipeline is facilitating an investment of $150 million by Western Canada Marine Response Corporation to establish six new response bases, about 135 new personnel and 43 new vessels.

Blog

Master Mariner Bikramjit Kanjilal: Managing Risk a Priority

Trans Mountain is a leading member of the Salish Sea marine community with a long record of contributions to marine ...

Blog

Tug Escorts are an Important Mitigation Measure

Trans Mountain believes the safety of our coastline is paramount. We have a deep appreciation for the cultural, environmental and ...

Blog

The Shipping Route: Ensuring Safety on the Salish Sea

Much like cars driving on the highway, all large commercial vessels must transit the Salish Sea via the well-established commercial ...

Blog

Marine Safety Enhancements Already Underway in Local Waters

Bikramjit Kanjilal, Consulting Lead for Marine Development, Trans Mountain Expansion Project As a Master Mariner with more than 40 years ...

Blog

Marine Safety: Enhancements Already Underway in Local Waters

Since 1956 we’ve loaded vessels from our Burnaby marine terminal without a single spill from tanker operations. The region’s already ...

Blog

Kinder Morgan Canada Conducts Company's Largest Emergency Exercise

1 2
Show 20 per page