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PRINCE RUPERT GRAIN

Prince Rupert Grain Ltd. operates a state-of-the-art grain shipping facility on Ridley Island in Prince Rupert. The terminal receives grain by rail and processes, sorts and stores grain for loading onto ships bound for markets around the world.

With capacity to ship in excess of seven million tonnes a year, Prince Rupert Grain's modern terminal has the highest throughput of any grain-cleaning elevator in Canada. Its eight shipping bins and three tower-mounted loading spouts can load up to 4,000 tonnes of wheat or barley an hour. Using state-of-the-art technology, grain can be cleaned as fast as it is unloaded from rail cars.

Prince Rupert Grain Specifications

  • total terminal rail trackage of 17 kilometres
  • storage capacity (wheat equivalent) of 202,000 tonnes
  • annual design throughput of seven million tonnes
  • one berth handles ships up to 145,000 DWT
  • water depth of 14.5 metres
  • loading rate of 4,000 tonnes per hour

Strategic Location

  • deep water, ice-free port provides year-round operations
  • direct access to North Pacific shipping lanes
  • closer to Asian markets by 35 hours sailing time
  • superior rail connections from prairie grain gathering points

Strategic Advantages

  • efficient railcar turn-around
  • loading rates significantly higher than those of other west coast terminals
  • capable of cleaning grain and loading at the same rate
  • high-tech, computer operated handling systems
  • extensive dust control systems

Products

  • designed to clean to export standard two primary commodities - wheat and barley
  • will also process byproducts such as grain screening pellets (GSP), feed screenings, mixed feed oats and associated commodities

 


  • Company Industry:Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting
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