In what would be a major boost to the local economy, the Port of Prince Rupert is exploring possible opportunities in warehousing, container stuffing and other logistical requirements for shippers through the Port of Prince Rupert.
The ability to create a “container gateway” as Shaun Stevenson described it to a recent Chamber of Commerce function, is considered a pivotal part of the plan to make Prince Rupertâ€™s port a major player on the world shipping scene.
That gateway would create a level of secondary employment in the Prince Rupert area that doesnâ€™t currently exist. By developing a stuffing and re-stuffing capacity for the city, the output through the Port would increase, of particular interest to the local fishing industry is the expression of interest in a cold storage facility…
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