Short Sea Shipping Services

A fast, flexible international market connection via Vancouver Island’s Duke Point Terminal Direct to the Vancouver (Centerm) terminal.

Extending Your Market Reach

Efficient and cost-effective for both importers and exporters, our short sea shipping container and break bulk service runs between Duke Point Terminal (Vancouver Island’s first load on/load off (lo-lo) container terminal) and downtown Vancouver’s Centerm Terminal. 

Efficient, Effective and Better for the Environment

With two sailings per week on our 168 TEU-capacity barge, it’s a quick, flexible, and easy way to minimize additional handling and drayage on either side of Georgia Strait, and also help reduce vehicle traffic and CO2 emissions.

Connecting Vancouver Island
to global markets

Vancouver Island’s first load-on/load-off (Lo-Lo) Container Service to
Vancouver runs from Duke Point Terminal Direct to
the Vancouver (Centerm) Terminal.

Ship with us today!


To book, please contact our Terminal Manager, (Duke Point) Vancouver Island.


Short Sea Shipping
Terminal Manager, (Duke Point) Vancouver Island

Pamela Fry
Vancouver Island Office (Duke Point)
750 Jackson Road
Nanaimo, BC V9X 1J2
P: 250.722.2290
E: pamela.fry@dpworld.com

Duke Point Terminal Specifications

170 m deep sea berth


One deep sea 170 m berth with 13.5 m draft.

15 acres storage


15 acres (6 ha) of paved storage, plus an area developed to accommodate heavy lift storage.

1 Crane


One 40 tonne container handling crane. The terminal is used for product exports, container handling, kaolin and salt discharge, and project cargo.