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BCMEA Membership List (57 members)
Ship Owners Class (33 members)
ACGI Shipping Inc.
ACGI Shipping is headquartered at Vancouver BC. At this office you will find senior management, our centralized accounting department, and also our IT department. With a staff of 35 the Vancouver office provides support to all Port Service Centers. Our management system provides coastal consistency while also allowing each office to tailor their services to the unique needs of the customers and the port. Each office has a General Manager, who is also part of the operations team and reports to senior management for operational and administrative support and review.
Representative: Blake Pottinger
APL provides customers around the world with container transportation services through a network combining high-quality intermodal operations with state-of-the-art information technology.With over 150 years of experience, APL offers a competitive scale of container transportation solutions. Partnerships with some of the world’s best brands allow APL to provide global coverage across all the major trade lanes, including priority access to strategic Asian terminals.
Representative: Philip Olson
Austral Asia Line PTE LTD. (AAL Shipping)
Founded in the Netherlands in 1995 and since 2009 headquartered in Singapore, AAL is a global multipurpose operator that serves the breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo industry. A member of Schoeller Holdings – a prestigious maritime group, comprising of a number of complementary companies from across the shipping industry – we have grown into one of the world’s largest and most trusted multipurpose operators.
Representative: Bernard Huizenga
CMA CGM (Canada)
Colley West Shipping Ltd.
Formed in 1993, Colley West Shipping Ltd. is a dynamic Vancouver-based company that provides ship agency services to both local and international clientele. Colley West’s experience rangers from a wide variety of inbound and outbound cargoes including grain, sulphur, coal, potash, concentrates and liquids, forest products, and other miscellaneous cargo. As one of Vancouver’s major agency companies, Colley West is also responsible for the operational and administrative management of Maple Shipping in Vancouver.
Representative: R. Murray Mather
COSCO Shipping Lines (Canada) Inc.
Founded in 1961, COSCO has consistently been the world's fastest growing shipping company over the past decade and is now one of the largest container operators in the world. The company's core international shipping business is divided between Chinese imports/exports and cross trade cargos. Additional services offered include shipping agency services, freight forwarding, terminals and warehousing, intermodal services, insurance, real estate, as well as ship repair and manning. COSCO Shipping Lines, headquartered in Shanghai. COSCON's operations are managed by regional offices in New York, Hamburg, Sydney, Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, Dubai, Johannesburg and Beijing. 85 representative offices are maintained in 49 countries around the world, while operational agencies are located in 1000 cities in 160 countries.
Representative: Dave Bedwell
Evergreen America Corporation
Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. is the North America General Agent for three of the world’s leading ocean carriers: Evergreen Marine, Italia Maritima, and Hatsu Marine. Since 1974, Evergreen Shipping has been meeting the international ocean logistics needs of U.S. importers and exporters with customer service, sales, marketing, logistics and administrative support. Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp. offers shippers one of the largest intermodal networks in the U.S., including worldwide ocean shipping and inland transportation services.
Representative: George Runyon
Grieg Star Shipping (Canada) Ltd.
Grieg Star Shipping is a shipping company based in Bergen, Norway that operates 60–70 vessels with a total of 3 million deadweight tonnes. The company is a joint venture between Grieg Group and Masterbulk that was founded in 1961.
Representative: Audun Baardsen
Hapag-Lloyd (Canada) Inc.
The Hapag-Lloyd group focuses on global container liner shipping. With the acquisition of CP Ships in 2005, the company became one of the top five shipping companies in the world. The Hamburg-based company offers a wide variety of container types and provides its customers with the right equipment needed to ship their cargo safely and efficiently. Hapag-Lloyd operates about 320 sales offices in over 130 countries.
Representative: Ben Puehse
Hyundai America Shipping Agency (P.N.)
Hyundai Merchant Marine is an integrated logistics company, operating over 110 state-of-the-art vessels. HMM offers worldwide a global service network, diverse logistics facilities, leading IT shipping related systems, a professional highly trained staff, and continual effort to provide premiere transportation services. HMM has formed a global business network with four international headquarters, 23 subsidiaries, 57 branches, six overseas offices and 10 liaison offices. The company is highly regarded as one of the world’s top integrated-logistics companies and transports nationally strategic materials such as crude oil, LNG, iron ore/coal and diverse special products, as well as import/export goods.
Representative: Robert Perdriel
ICS Logistics Ltd.
ICS was established in 1973 and is a Canadian owned and operated company with extensive experience in all types of commodities shipping. We have operated vessels at all B.C. outports and are active in the port community, serving on various marine boards and committees.
Representative: Mark Cornwall
Inchcape Shipping Services
Inchcape Shipping Services is one of the world's leading maritime services providers. Through its proprietary network of some 300 offices employing over 3,800 people across 65 countries, ISS provides its customers with an unparalleled global resource delivered locally and tailored to each customer's individual needs
Representative: Ivan Trenkov
Interocean Steamship Corporation
Interocean Steamship Corporation is a full-service maritime agency serving the U.S. West Coast. Founded in 1965, the company provides both liner and general agency services as well as full vessel husbandry for the entire west coast, including Alaska. Interocean is the agent for Polynesia Line and other liners on the U.S. and Canadian West Coast
Representative: Brian Bland
Island Shipping Limited
Island Shipping Limited is a family-owned Nanaimo firm, first established in 1964, providing ship’s agent services at the ports of Nanaimo, Chemainus and Crofton. Today, Island Shipping serves as agents and sub-agents for a majority of the major shipping companies operating at Vancouver Island ports. The staff at Island Shipping has over 40 years of industry experience, both at sea and ashore. Expertise includes ship agency, chartering, bunkering, refitting, as well as extensive experience in ship sale and owner’s protection work.
Representative: Brian O’Connell
"K" Line Canada, Ltd.
“K” Line specialises in vessel, ocean terminal, and double-stack train operations and movement for containerized, car carrier, bulk and energy cargoes. Customer-focused and dedicated to providing the finest transportation services available, “K” Line has built a tradition of service excellence and reliability. “K” Line America, Inc. and “K” Line Canada Ltd. operate 27 offices throughout North America.
Representative: Steve Fullerton
McLean Kennedy Inc.
McLean Kennedy was founded in 1889 by Charles McLean, who had a steamship and brokerage Company, and Murray Kennedy who was involved in the lumber business. One of the oldest steamship agencies in Canada, McLean Kennedy has steadily grown and expanded its business since its early days of providing lumber chartering and stevedoring services from the St. Lawrence River and the Atlantic Provinces.
Representative: Alex Hart
Maersk Canada Inc.
Maersk Line is a leading liner shipping company serving customers all around the globe. From straightforward dry boxes to state-of-the-art controlled atmosphere reefers, a smooth and safe voyage is ensured for every type of cargo. With a fleet numbering more than 500 container vessels and over 1,900,000 containers, Maersk Line is able to ensure reliable and comprehensive worldwide coverage. The company has 325 offices in over 125 countries.
Representative: Balaji Salem
Mason Agency Ltd.
Detailed membership information is not available.
Representative: Mason Lam
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
We are a privately owned global organisation operating a network of over 480 offices in 150 countries, employing a team of over 60,000 dedicated individuals. We have an established fleet of 460 container vessels with an intake capacity of circa 2.75 million TEU. Our global sailing schedules cover 200 routes, calling at 315 ports, allowing us to deliver your cargo almost anywhere in the world. Our sea freight offering is complemented by our integrated warehousing and haulage services, which enable us to offer a true door-to-door service.
Representative: Robert Tiseo
Founded in 1925, Montship Inc. is one of the oldest and more respected shipping agents in Canada. With seven offices across the country and over 160 dedicate, the company has proven experience in shipowning, stevedoring, land transportation and marine-related activities. Montship Inc. offers full services for liner, tramp and cruise vessels calling any Canadian port.
Representative: Stephen Pyne
Navitrans Shipping Agencies Inc.
NYK Line (Western Canada), Inc.
Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) is a Japan-based shipping company and one of the largest shipping companies in the world. NYK offers premium transport services while maintaining uppermost standards for safety and quality of service.
Representative: Allan Roloson
Oldendorff Carriers is a subsidiary of the family holding Egon Oldendorff, established in 1921. As a fully integrated shipping company, Oldendorff Carriers combines the strength of Germany’s largest bulk shipowner with the flexibility of one of the world’s leading drybulk operators. Each year the company carries over 110 million tons of bulk and unitised cargo and performs around 11,000 calls to some 125 countries. Through their 12 offices and comprehensive network of trades, Oldendorff Carriers serves more load ports and destinations than any other drybulk operator
Representative: Russell D'Souza
OOCL (Canada) Inc.
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) and one of the world’s largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies. OOCL provides fully-integrated logistics and containerized transportation services, with a network that encompasses Asia, Europe, North America and Australasia. With more than 230 offices in 58 countries around the world, OOCL maintains a reputation for providing customer-focused solutions, a quality-through excellence approach and continual innovation.
Representative: Grace Liang
Pacific Basin Shipping (Canada) Ltd.
Pacific Basin Shipping Ltd is one of the world's leading owners and operators of modern Handysize and Supramax dry bulk ships. Our shipping business is customer focused, providing over 400 industrial producers, traders and users of dry bulk commodities with a high-quality, reliable and competitive freight service under spot and long-term cargo contracts.
Representative: Peter Amat
Pacific NorthWest Ship and Cargo Services Inc.
Pacific NorthWest is the Westcoast representative of Dockwise Yacht Transport, the world’s premier float on/float off yacht transportation company. The company can assist yacht owners with any requirements they may have including customs, immigration, moorage, fuel and repairs.
Representative: John Mears
Saga Welco AS
Saga Welco AS is a major operator of open hatch bulk carriers. The present fleet consists of 52 sophisticated vessels, of which 50 are equipped with travelling gantry cranes. A new building program will provide Saga Welco with 2 new vessels scheduled for delivery within 2017. The company offers worldwide services through regional offices in Savannah, Rio de Janeiro, Antwerp, Livorno, Tokyo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore and Bergen. The head office is located in Tonsberg, Norway.
Representative: Clifford Faleiro
Sinotrans Canada Inc.
Wheelhouse Shipping Agency Ltd.
Wheelhouse merges the expertise and bandwidth of two companies with close to 150 years of combined experience on Canada’s West Coast. Each company has a sterling reputation for looking after our clients' businesses and assets. As Wheelhouse, we are even stronger and better positioned to address our principals' needs, by providing additional support and extended services.
Representative: Bruce Rothdram
Westward Shipping Ltd.
Westward Shipping is involved in total marine transportation in all its aspects. Since 1935 the company has continued to expand its service scopes to facilitate the continual changes in the shipping industry. Nationwide coverage in Canada is provided through Westward’s head office in Vancouver and branch offices in Toronto and Montreal. Out-port areas are serviced through our sub-agency network on both the Pacific and Atlantic seaboards, enabling Westward Shipping to provide a complete range of services throughout Canada in liner, tramp, tug and barge, cargo brokerage, logistics and vessel management.
Representative: Marc Fellis
Westwood Shipping Lines (Canada) Inc.
Wilhelmsen Ship Service
A part of Wilhelmsen Maritime Services, a Wilh. Wilhelmsen group company. Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WW) is a leading global maritime industry group. WW offers logistics solutions and maritime services through a worldwide network embracing some 14 000 employees at just over 330 offices in roughly 72 countries. Joint ventures included, the group employs almost 18 800 people at more than 450 offices in some 75 nations.
Representative: Wayne Mondy
Zim Integrated Shipping Services (Canada)
Since 1945, ZIM has been committed to solving shipping challenges with fast, reliable, top-quality services. As one of the world’s largest transportation companies, ZIM offers over 60 weekly services with rapid transit times to 180 ports of call, end-to-end multi-modal services reaching destinations on five continents, and full-service logistics, including state-of-the-art hubs in Asia, the Americas, Europe and regional offices throughout the world. ZIM services work together seamlessly with intermodal land, rail and air services to assure swift, reliable delivery of goods to any global destination.
Representative: Famida Thobani
Direct Employers Class (3 sub-classes, 20 members)
General Terminal (Break Bulk) Operators Sub-Class (11 members)
Associated Stevedoring Co. Ltd.
Associated Stevedoring was incorporated in February 1967 and was purchased by Western Stevedoring in 1969. The Company is active in providing full service stevedoring in all BC ports, specializing in the grain, log and steel sectors. As a service contractor to Western, Associated’s activities are fully aligned with Western Stevedoring in areas of operation, management and customer service. Associated is committed to cost effective operations with continued focus on the safety of our work force and attaining optimum productivity levels
Representative: Dave Lucas
Since 1958, Ceres Terminals Incorporated’s proven business performance has been the true test of our ability to deliver the best services at a reasonable price. Ceres’ experience and operational diversity is unsurpassed as stevedores, container/cargo handlers and terminal operators.
Representative: Pamela Marchuk
Empire Grain Stevedoring Ltd.
Detailed membership information is not available.
Representative: Adriano Magro
Louis Wolfe And Sons (Vancouver) Ltd.
Detailed membership information is not available.
Representative: Dave Suttis
Pacific Rim Stevedoring Ltd.
Pacific Rim Stevedoring is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fraser Surrey Docks, a modern, multi-purpose marine terminal located in the Greater Vancouver area of Surrey, British Columbia on the Fraser River. The largest facility of its kind on the west coast of North America, Fraser Surrey Docks has been providing efficient, reliable cargo handling services to ocean carriers since 1964. Each year the facility handles between 300 to 400 deep sea vessels up to Panamax size, with cargo ranging from export packaged lumber to steel plates and other structural products.
Representative: Dave Martin
Pacific Stevedoring and Contracting Co. Ltd.
Detailed membership information is not available.
Representative: Peter Riley
PCDC Canada Ltd.
Squamish Terminals Ltd.
Squamish Terminals Ltd. is a deep-water, break-bulk terminal located in Squamish, BC, serving customers in Western Canada, across North America and around the world since 1972. Squamish Terminals offers efficient handling of forest products, steel, break-bulk and project cargoes for loading to and from ocean vessel and barges. Stevedoring services are available by arrangement. Squamish Terminals is a wholly owned subsidiary of Star Shipping AS.
Representative: Joe Webber
Vancouver Shipping Agencies Ltd.
Kinder Morgan Canada is a leader in the petroleum transportation industry. The company transports over 680,000 barrels of petroleum products each day to markets in Canada, the United States and offshore. Kinder Morgan has an extensive 4,500 kilometre network of pipeline systems, as far north as the Fort McMurray oilsands of northern Alberta, as far west as the West Coast of British Columbia and Washington State, and as far east as Wood River, Illinois. Kinder Morgan Canada transports products on behalf of over 35 corporations in Canada and the United States.
Representative: Colin Jones
Western Stevedoring Company Limited
Western Stevedoring started as McKay Stevedoring and Contracting Company. In 1950 the company name was changed to Western Stevedoring and has grown to handle 12 million tons of cargo annually since then. Western Stevedoring’s Lynnterm Terminal is the consolidation centre for forest products, steel and break-bulk in the Pacific Northwest. Lynnterm’s location provides an unrestricted navigational gateway to the Pacific Rim and the world.
Representative: Brad Eshleman
Western Stevedoring Terminal Operations Ltd.
Since 1948, Western Stevedoring has built a solid reputation for providing stevedoring services to a broad spectrum of customers worldwide – shippers and carriers - with one thing in common: the need to get goods to and from the market efficiently, responsibly and safely. We are committed to meeting these needs and to earning the opportunity for you to choose us as your stevedore and terminal operator.
Representative: Russ Peters
Container Terminal Operators Sub-Class (4 members)
DP World (Canada) Inc.
DP World is one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, with 65 terminals spread across 6 continents. Its dedicated, experienced and professional team of nearly 36,000 people serves customers in some of the most dynamic economies in the world. DP World aims to enhance customers’ supply chain efficiency by effectively managing container, bulk and other terminal cargo.
Representative: Maksim Mihic
Fraser Surrey Docks
Fraser Surrey Docks is a modern, multi-purpose marine terminal located in the Greater Vancouver area of Surrey, British Columbia on the Fraser River. The largest facility of its kind on the west coast of North America, Fraser Surrey Docks has been providing efficient, reliable cargo handling services to ocean carriers since 1964. Each year the facility handles between 300 to 400 deep sea vessels up to Panamax size, with cargo ranging from export packaged lumber to steel plates and other structural products
Representative: Jeff Scott
GCT Canada Limited Partnership
Established in 1907, GCT Canada LP. is the largest container Terminal Operator in Canada, handling containerized cargo that moves through Port Metro Vancouver. GCT is the largest employer in the port.
Representative: Eric Waltz
DP World Prince Rupert Inc.
Bulk Terminal Operators Sub-Class (5 members)
Fibreco Export Inc.
Fibreco has been a leading supplier of wood chips to the world pulp and paper industry since 1977. As specialists in the sales marketing and trading of wood chips, Fibreco’s team is committed to delivering quality products in required species and volumes, to domestic and international customers. Fibreco’s BC terminal is located on the north shore of Burrard Inlet in the Port of Vancouver. Constructed in 1979, this terminal is one of the most modern and largest wood chip handling facilities in the world, with a present capacity of about 2 million tons per year.
Representative: Kerry Lige
Kinder Morgan Canada Inc.
Located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, this bulk material terminal facility transfers over four million tons of bulk cargo annually to offshore export markets. The main export products include sulphur, copper concentrates, diesel, bio-diesel, grain products and also imported zinc concentrate. With excellent connectivity through the recently expanded North Shore rail gateway corridor and connections with the Class 1 rail companies (CN, CP and BNSF) as well as all major highway routes in western Canada, Kinder Morgan Vancouver Wharves continues to provide a safe and efficient link for our customers supply chain connectivity for water born trade around the world.
Representative: Don Nonis
Neptune Bulk Terminals (Canada)
Neptune is owned and operated on behalf of its shareholders, Canpotex Bulk Terminals Limited, Elk Valley Coal Partnership, and Bunge Canada, and is North America’s largest multi-product bulk terminal. Located west of the Iron Workers’ Memorial Second Narrows Bridge in Vancouver’s inner harbour, Neptune Bulk Terminals is a highly efficient operation providing the most modern loading/unloading services and storage facilities for a variety of bulk commodities. Neptune has 37 years of bulk terminal experience with a range of services including rail and vessel coordination and agency services.
Representative: James Belsheim
Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd.
Pacific Coast Terminals is the link between ship and shore for Western Canadian resource companies and their global markets. Since 1929, PCT has grown into the world’s largest sulphur export terminal and one of the largest bulk liquid terminals in the Port of Vancouver. The company’s 43 hectare terminal has the flexibility to either load these raw products directly into ships or store them temporarily on site.
Representative: Lorne Friberg
Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.
Associate Members Class (4 members)
Shipping Federation of Canada
The Shipping Federation of Canada, incorporated by an Act of Parliament in 1903, is the association that represents and promotes the interests of the owners, operators and agents of ships involved in Canada's world trade. The Federation's member companies are involved in all sectors of the shipping industry, including dry bulk, liquid bulk, container and cruise.
Representative: Bill McKinstry
Tidal Transport and Trading Ltd.
Established in 1999, Tidal Transport and Trading is a diversified marine services company based in Port Moody, British Columbia. Tidal Transport and Trading USA Ltd. was formed in 2005, based in Long Beach, California. Through the combined experience of company personnel having detailed knowledge of port logistics and regulatory requirements in British Columbia and the United States West Coast, Tidal companies provide service in stevedore and terminal operations, agency, vessel hold cleaning and preparation, marine surveys, commercial services, and logistical solutions.
Representative: Paul Gallant
The Chamber of Shipping of British Columbia
The Chamber of Shipping is a not-for-profit trade association representing ship owners, operators and agencies conducting business in Western Canada.
Representative: Robert Lewis-Manning
Viterra is a leading grain and oilseeds marketer and handler. We partner with growers in Canada and the USA to help them market and deliver their grains in more ways and to more markets, than any other company in the business. We buy, market and handle the leading share of western Canadian grain. With employees throughout North America, Viterra has industry-leading marketing, facilities and logistics capabilities, encompassing the largest global network of marketing offices, as well as handling, processing, distribution , transporation, and storage assets.
Representative: Paul Varley
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