Vancouver Fraser Port Authority: Active Vessel Traffic Management Program survey + July 27th webinar

For general information, we’re passing along details about a survey and webinar related to vessel traffic management. There’s an opportunity to sign up for the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority webinar on July 27 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and take their online survey by Aug 31. More details below.

Active Vessel Traffic Management Program

Public engagement updates

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority invites you to learn about our work to develop a better active vessel traffic management system and share your ideas.

This summer, we’re sharing information about how vessel traffic and anchorages are managed today. Between July 11 and August 31, 2022, we invite you to learn more about:

  • How ship traffic and anchorages are currently managed
  • Roles of the port authority, Transport Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard
  • How increased efficiency will help better manage effects of anchorages on Southern Gulf Island communities
  • What initiatives are underway to improve efficiency
  • Upcoming opportunities to participate in the active vessel traffic management system design

Share your ideas through the online survey.

We will consider this input as we continue planning the new system. In fall 2022, we’ll invite input and feedback on potential solutions for:

  • How anchorages are assigned
  • Minimizing noise and light effects
  • Understanding environmental impacts
  • Enhancing port efficiency and vessel safety
  • Information sharing and complaint resolution

How to participate

Attend an online information session

We are hosting two online information sessions.

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Please note that pre-registration is required.

Watch the information session video
A recording of the presentation will be posted here following the above dates.

Complete the survey

From July 11 to August 31, 2022 you can complete the survey below.
Approximate time: 10-15 minutes
Participate here

Provide written feedback

Share your comments and questions by emailing us: avtm@portvancouver.com.

Mail your feedback

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
Attention: Project communications
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3T4

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