Tankers have been calling BC ports for several decades and continue to demonstrate that industry best practices, which often exceed regulations, can ensure that these transits are done safely and without any harm to the surrounding environment.
Learn about the strict regulatory regime that governs safe oil tanker transportation in BC. Meet the people who are committed to upholding the highest standards of practice to protect BC’s marine environment. Understand the proactive preventative and response measures in place to minimize risk to the environment and our communities.
Tanker practices in BC are governed by strict regulations
Working Together - Pilots and Tug Operators
Pilots and tug operators work together to keep BC waters safe
Keeping Waters Safe
Pilots committed to keeping BC waters safe
Environmental Stewardship and Security
Environmental stewardship and security in Vancouver Harbour
Safe Loading Operations
Strict operating protocols ensure safe loading operations
British Columbia Prepared to Respond
Always prepared to respond in BC waters