Free Tour: The Container Trail

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Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office

5223 Ladner Trunk Road

Trenant Park Square

Delta, BC V4K 1W4

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Did you know...

  • Delta is a gateway for Canada’s trade with the world
  • Delta is home to Canada’s largest container terminal
  • The majority of items you use every day arrive in a container
  • Canada exports numerous commodities in shipping containers, such as cherries from the Okanagan, specialty grains from the Prairies and wood products from B.C.

Join us on the Container Trail to see firsthand how Delta is a gateway to Canada’s trade with the world. From a busy container depot to huge logistics warehouses to Canada’s largest deep-sea container terminal, you’ll see the sights and hear the sounds of global trade in action.

The first part of the tour highlights the following locations:

  • Container depots and logistics warehouses in Delta's Tilbury Industrial Park
  • Deltaport Truck Staging Area
  • Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility
  • Deltaport Logistics Centre

The second part of the tour takes you to Roberts Bank, home of Canada's busiest coal export facility and Canada's largest container terminal. Here, you can get off the bus for an up-close look at container ships being loaded and unloaded at GCT Deltaport container terminal.

About the tour:

  • All tours begin and end at the Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office in Ladner.
  • This informational tour is for youth and adults.
  • Please contact us for information about our tour for children and families.
  • The tour is two hours and runs rain or shine.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour.
  • The tour does not require any walking.
  • There is one outdoor stop. Please dress for the weather.
  • If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can give your seat to someone else.
  • If a tour is sold out, please join the wait list. There may be last-minute cancellations or we will contact you when more tours have been scheduled.

Before you register: Please register when you're 99% certain you are able to attend. This helps to eliminate no-shows and last minute cancellations and it ensures everyone who wants to participate can. These free tours are scheduled regularly so there will be plenty of opportunities to participate.

To learn more about the Port of Vancouver, visit www.portvancouver.com

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Port of Vancouver Delta Community Office

5223 Ladner Trunk Road

Trenant Park Square

Delta, BC V4K 1W4

Canada

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