First quarter results offer mixed view of shipping on the North coast

Statistics released this week show that the Port of Prince Rupert has doubled its numbers in the container business at Fairview Terminal, but suffered some setbacks in the bulk goods ports of Ridley Island.

The first four months of 2009 saw overall tonnage decreases at Ridley Island where the numbers fell from 3.1 million metric tons in the first quarter last year to 2.4 million this years…

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