Fuel Receiving Facility
The Fuel Receiving Facility will be located on industrial zoned, Port Metro Vancouver land adjacent to the Marine Terminal. No agricultural land will be required.
The facility will include six steel above-ground storage tanks with a total capacity of about 80 million litres. At approximately five hectares, the property can accommodate two additional storage tanks if needed in the future.
The tanks will be located on the landward side of the dike at the foot of Williams Road. They will be approximately 14 metres high compared to the surrounding land, and partially hidden behind a two- to three-metre high containment berm.
A new, 500 metre-long underground pipeline will transfer offloaded jet fuel from the marine terminal to the storage tanks.
The facility will:
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