Port of Prince Rupert delivers another record year

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The Prince Rupert Port Authority (PRPA) has achieved another record year in volume. In 2019, 29.9 million tonnes of cargo moved through the Port of Prince Rupert – 12% more than the 26.7 million tonnes handled in 2018 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% 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% over the previous year. Northland Cruise Terminal also saw a year-over-year increase in passenger volumes of 35%, totalling over 12,400 visitors to Prince Rupert through cruise travel.

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