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Vopak Pacific Canada- Watershed Sentinel

North Coast oil-by-rail and tanker project to ship diesel oil and other bitumen refinery products

November 2, 2018

Canadian National Railway has quietly invested hundreds of millions of dollars on the Prince Rupert port rail terminal and rail line upgrades to Alberta. The Vopak project, proposed for Prince Rupert harbour near the mouth of the Skeena River (and near Lelu Island of Pacific Northwest LNG fame), would tie into this infrastructure to load Panamax class oil tankers, each one capable of holding 500,000 barrels of petroleum product.

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