New Potash Export - Westshore

This application is for upgrades to the existing Westshore Terminal facility to use a portion of the site for potash export, with a capacity of 4.5MMT per year.  

In order to incorporate potash operations, upgrades at Westshore Terminals will be required, which will broadly include:  

  • A new potash storage building, including tripper conveyor and portal reclaimer located on the northwest corner of the site  
  • A new enclosed potash railcar dumper on the south side of the site, adjacent to the existing dumpers 
  • Modifications to the existing inbound rail system to include a new section of rail to connect the new railcar dumper to the existing inner rail loop  
  • A new enclosed gallery style conveyors and transfer towers to transport potash to Berth #2 
  • Dust collectors at conveyor transfer points  
  • Modifications to or replacement of the existing Berth #2 shiploader feed conveyors  
  • Removal of 2 existing quadrant-style shiploaders at Berth #2 
  • Installation of 2 new dual-purpose shiploaders at Berth #2 to allow both potash and coal handling 
  • Installation of spout changeout towers at Berth #2 
  • Electrical infrastructure and upgrades; and  
  • Civil infrastructure and upgrades. 


Latest update

Notice of Determination 

Delta, B.C. April 11, 2022– The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has determined that the proposed New Potash Export Project – Westshore located at located at Westshore Terminals, 1 Roberts Bank, Delta, B.C. is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
2 New Potash Export - Westshore - April 11, 2022


Project and Environmental Review
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4

  • Location

    • New Potash Export - Westshore (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Westshore Terminals Limited Partnership
  • Authorities

    • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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