March 20, 2020 – COVID-19 UPDATE – WESTERN STEVEDORING GROUP OF COMPANIES
Western Stevedoring Group of Companies is carefully monitoring all government directives related to COVID-19. We are working with Industry Partners, Government and Health Authorities to respond both proactively and responsibly.
With the exception of our cruise operations, Western Stevedoring is not currently experiencing interruptions and cargo operations at our terminals remains fluid. We are monitoring closely with our customers and transportation partners to ensure goods continue to move.
Our priority remains the health and safety of our employees and their families, our business partners and the communities we operate in as we continue to provide the best level of service to our customers. To do our part to slow the spread of this virus we have taken a number of precautionary measures and protocols, including:
- Following guidance from leading local and global health authorities (WHO, BC CDC);
- Working with Transport Canada to implement directives and guidance with respect to vessels at our terminals including:
- Specific requirements by vessels for reporting health status of crew prior to berthing
- Attendance by health officials as required to determine course of action as necessary
- Specific operating protocols on the vessels following health authorities COVID-19 best practices
- Communicating regularly with our employees & workforce and sharing best practice;
- Increasing access to handwashing facilities and hand sanitizers;
- Requiring any employee with any sign of illness to stay at home;
- Increasing the rigor and frequency of cleaning across all operations; and,
- Restricting unnecessary travel and implementing work-from-home procedures where possible.
We have set up a cross-functional COVID-19 response team to monitor the risk on a daily basis and ensure all possible precautionary measures and emergency response procedures are in place at our facilities.
At this time, we feel it is critically important that we work together and do everything possible to minimize the spread of this virus. As a society, we are all facing this difficult and stressful time together.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 15, 2018 – Squamish Terminals presented at the GreenTech Conference in Vancouver earlier this month with the focus being on Improving Waterfront Coexistence specifically as it relates to the dock fire and rebuild but also in relation to a number of other initiatives. We are also pleased to announce our Green Marine certification for the 6th year in a row.
May 16, 2018 – Paul Morris announced as new Terminal Manager. Paul has been a part of the waterfront industry since 2002. Paul completed a diploma from BCIT in International Trade and Transportation. He started his career in operations at Fraser Surrey Docks, four years later he made the move to Western Stevedoring in North Vancouver, most recently holding the position of Ship Superintendent. Paul is a lifetime resident of the North Shore and is right at home in Squamish as he has a deep love for the outdoors. Paul is fully committed to the team at Squamish Terminals and to creating a positive impact in the community of Squamish and to its residents. He looks forward to the years ahead.
May 10, 2018 – Grieg Star & Western Stevedoring are excited to announce…
June 2017 – Squamish Terminals had InterVISTAS complete an Economic Impact Study. In this case, economic impact refers to the economic contribution associated with the ongoing activities of Squamish Terminals. The three major components of economic impact are classified as direct, indirect and induced impacts (as explained in the Executive Summary below). Together, they provide a snapshot of how the business of the terminal can impact the economy on a local, provincial, national, or international scale.
February 9, 2017 – Squamish Terminals is extremely proud to have created the Ron Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund (through the Squamish Community Foundation) to honour and continue Ron’s legacy. The Ron Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund will support an annual scholarship of $1000 to a Grade 12 student living in the Squamish Region who is registered to attend a post-secondary institution in either a transportation, political science or business field of study and/or must have demonstrated service to his/her community. We are so very fortunate for the generous donations to-date including Squamish Terminals, Neptune Terminals, BCMEA, Envirochem and individual donors.
January 6, 2017 – Squamish Terminals and One Ocean Expeditions hosted a screening of a new film “A Plastic Ocean” by Plastic Oceans Foundation Canada for the purpose of brining awareness to the use of plastic and the impact on our environment. Click on the following link to see the full press release – PRESS RELEASE. The screening was a great success in bringing awareness to the issue of single use plastic and raised $900 for each of the following local organizations; Squamish Paddling Club, Squamish River Watershed Society and Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue.
Squamish Terminals Company Fact Sheet (2.85MB PDF)
Squamish Terminals Inbound Logistics Solutions Presentation (3.48MB PDF)
Squamish Terminals Ltd. Tariff – Effective April 1, 2020 (PDF 1.24MB)
Maintenance Dredging at Squamish Terminals (209KB PDF)
Weekly Vessel Arrival/Departure Schedule
Automatic Identification System (AIS)
Canadian Coast Guard
Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (Burrard Clean)
Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Marine Weather (1-604-664-9010)
Squamish Terminals’ Wind Talker (1-604-892-2235)