b'THE UNCONTAINEDbig gains. Shipments of steel rail, pipeterminal capacity and not enough truckscontainers and breakbulk commodities and dimensional cargoes included gasto move the cargos inland, the projectsuch as general cargo, logs, steel, turbines and reactors for Western Canadaforwarder told AJOT. Finding laydownmachinery, and project cargo. Lynnterm projects. And 2022 looks promising withfacilities for interim storage of projectis the consolidation centre for forest a number of large wind turbine shipmentscargos in and around the existing portproducts, steel, and other breakbulk scheduled for the coming summer. facilities is the biggest challenge faced bycommodities in the Pacific Northwest. Capacity Challenges in Vancouver both terminal operators and importers. It handles wood pulp and paper, lumber, Breakbulkcargois handled throughpanel products, steel products, project On the Pacific Coast, the Portone of two terminals at the portthecargo, and machinery.of Vancouver serves as a majorclosest and arguably most competitive consolidation centre for breakbulk cargogateway for project cargo bound for such as forest products, steel, andwestern Canadian resource projects.machinery. There is easy access to extensive Latest available figures show year-to- road connections, as well as established date volume in June 2021 and June 2020corridors for overweight and over totaling respectively 10 million tons anddimensional project cargoes. CN and CP 7.3 million tonsa 36% spike. railways service on-dock rail facilities at Judging by the view of a prominentall 29 terminals and provide service to freight forwarder, however, demandkey destinations across North America. has recently been outstripping terminalBNSF and Southern Railway of British capacity at Canadas largest port onColumbia (SRY) links further enhance handling project cargo shipments. these networks.Suffice it to say there is too muchDP World Fraser Surrey is a multi-cargo coming into Vancouver, not enoughpurpose marine terminal handling 7'