Fairview Terminals Phase || North

– Location: Prince Rupert, BC
-Owner: DP World Prince Rupert
-Completed: 2017
-Value: $180M

In 2015, two GIG partner companies FRPD and BEL formed a Joint Venture
to complete the next phase of this extremely challenging project. GIG’s third
partner company, Kingston, was a key sub-contractor on the project.
The multi million dollar expansion of the 7-year old facility, increasing its
container capacity to accommodate growing container volumes and further
enhance the Canadian Gateway’s growing role in North American
Trans-Pacific trade.
Phase 2 included both a northern and southern expansion of the terminal,
which will increase the wharf to a total length of 800m and increase total
capacity to 1.3 million TEUs per annum.
BEL was responsible for managing all on the landside scope included the
expansion of the container stacking yard and new container storage yard,
This was accomplished through excavation of over 200,000m3 of an
adjacent rock embankment and processing into suitable fill material for
foreshore reclamation. Scope also included the installation of all required
utility infrastructure including final container yard paving structure.
BEL was responsible for managing all on the landside scope included the
expansion of the container stacking yard and new container storage yard,
This was accomplished through excavation of over 200,000m3 of an
adjacent rock embankment and processing into suitable fill material for
foreshore reclamation. Scope also included the installation of all required
utility infrastructure including final container yard paving structure.
The project schedule required completion in 28 months, which was
achieved. To accomplish this required working in extreme weather
conditions in this North Pacific Coast Location. Operations of the existing
port facility have not been disturbed during construction, including safely
blasting adjacent to critical port infrastructure.

– Significant earthworks and drainage in an environmentally sensitive area
– Working safely in an industrial facility without disruption to operations
– Requirement for detailed scheduling and complex work sequencing to maintain client
operations
– Employment of First Nations workers and Sub-Contractors

– Large scale project requiring dedication of major management, craft and equipment
resources

The scope of work included:

– Dredging and construction of a 155m long and 40m wide suspended concrete wharf
– Reclamation of 3 hectares of land at the north end of the terminal
– Widening 250m of wharf from the existing northern caisson structure by 20m
– Addition of 36m to the southern apron structure
– Construction of mooring dolphin and walkway
– Excavation/blasting/construction of a container park east of the terminal
– Upgrade of rail capacity and installation of additional rails and cranes on the new wharf extension
– Working in a live operating facility