Back to the future for the Prince Rupert waterfront?

A letter to the editor contributor to the Daily News offers up an interesting suggestion of returning to the days of break bulk shipping to complement the Fairview Container Port.

Fairview of course was once a break bulk shipping terminal that saw some lean years prior to the decision to convert it to a container terminal, but according to Jorge Pizarro that doesn’t mean that the bulk cargo lines can’t still make port calls on Prince Rupert.

Pizarrro outlines his thoughts from the perspective of a 31 year veteran of long shoring on the North coast, and uses the approach that Alberta’s Oceanic Terminal has to be some place; it may as well be in Rupert, though the competition for such a project is growing along the north coast…

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