Centerm Expansion Project

Rank 2021


Industry Sector: Transportation

Project Type: Port

Project Value: $454 million

Funding Source: Public

Federal Funding: $454 million

Province: British Columbia

City / Region: Vancouver

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2022

The Port of Vancouver’s Centerm Expansion Project involves a series of improvements to the Centerm container terminal to meet near-term demands for container shipment in the port. The two-thirds increase in capacity would expand by 600,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs), from 900,000 TEUs to 1.5 million TEUs.

The project also includes the South Shore Access project, a wide range of road imporvements that will benefit the entire south shore port area, including a new Centennial Road Overpass and an extension to Waterfront Road.

Construction began in April, with completion expected in early 2022.

Project Owner: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

Engineer: AECOM; Hatch

Project/Construction Manager: Dragados(Design-Build contractor); Jacob Bros. Construction Inc.; Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc.

Other Key Players: PBX Engineering; Klohn Crippen Berger; WSP; Proactive Infrastructure Consulting; Deloitte; Aon

2020 Rank: 93

2019 Rank: 91


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