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Vancouver (CAVAN)

Canada

General info

address
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4, Canada
EMAIL
website
www.portmetrovancouver.com
phone
604-665-9000
fax
604-665-9007
cororate office
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4, Canada
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
76.5 million (2005)
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
1.8 million TEUs (2005)

Port Metro Vancouver is located in western Canada's largest urban center in southwestern British Columbia between Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River and across the Strait of Georgia from Vancouver Island. Port Metro Vancouver is about 100 nautical miles north-northeast of the Port of Victoria, located on southern Vancouver Island, and about 71 nautical miles north-northwest of the Port of Bellingham in Washington State in the United States. In 2006, over 578 thousand people lived in the City of Vancouver, and more than two million people lived in the metropolitan area.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

Vancouver, Gibsons, White Rock, Sechelt, Aldergrove, Chemainus, Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Abbotsford, Duncan, Lake Cowichan, Chilliwack, Parksville, Victoria, Sooke, Pemberton, Port Alberni, Hope, Powell River, Cumberland

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, China Shipping, CMA CGM, Evergreen, FESCO, Hamburg Sud, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Maersk, MOL, NYK, OOCL, ZIM

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DUTIABLE/RESTRICTED ITEMS Importation of alcohol requires a detailed list (giving type, size, and quantity) and an Import Permit Tobacco products Foodstuffs in reasonable quantities are permitted Meat Pornographic materials Commercial quantities of anything pay duties New items (Customer must supply Bill of Sale for any new item which may be questioned by the Customs office) Radio equipment (CB's and walkie-talkies) Office equipment (even if used) Handguns require a permit (but are very seldom granted) Pistols, revolvers or fully automatic firearms are not permitted for sporting purposes and require a Police Permit Hunting rifles or shotguns for sporting purposes (that are not adapted) are not restricted No restrictions apply on air pistols or air rifles provided the muzzle velocity does not exceed 500 feet per second PROHIBITED ITEMS Weapons (except as stated above), explosives, fireworks and all ammunition Narcotic drugs Animal products on the endangered species list Plants, sand and other related matter require a Phytosanitary Certificate and Import Permit issued in advance by the Department of Agriculture Some fruits and vegetables are prohibited MOTOR VEHICLES Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety and Emission control regulations apply Vehicles over 15 years old are subject to different regulations and costly modifications may be required Vehicle must bear the ""Statement of Compliance"" label affixed by the manufacturer Vehicle may be subject to local taxes but are duty-free Form K-22, immediate registration and licensing is required for exemption from duties Documents required: o Registration o Proof of ownership

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