Mooring Piles at Pier 94

The Proposed Project 

Seaspan proposes to provide additional moorage for transient marine equipment at their Pier 94 located at 3 St. Andrews Avenue in North Vancouver. The scope of work involves relocating the existing fixed barge (NP70) to an alternate mooring location until it can be repurposed, removing three existing steel-piled dolphins including their timber fenders, and installing seven new 1,067 millimetre diameter cantilevered steel mooring piles. Drilling may be required to advance the piles depending on the density of the underlying till in the location of each pile to achieve required depth. The piles will be extracted and installed using vibratory hammers and, if required, impact hammers on spud-barge-mounted marine derrick and crane. Underwater noise mitigation and marine mammal observation will take place during the length of the works. The works are to be completed during normal operating hours. Works are proposed to start December 6, 2021 and are expected to be completed within approximately 10 weeks. 

The Project is required due to the increased seabed elevation of the gravel bed project (PER No. 17-407) and will provide additional moorage to compensate for the loss of existing moorage at Seaspan's Pemberton water lot. 


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Latest update

End of public comment period 

The public comment period on the project is closed. The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. .

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Contacts

Project and Environmental Review
Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
100 The Pointe, 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3T4
Email: per@portvancouver.com


  • Location

    • Mooring Piles at Pier 94 (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2021-06-01
  • Proponent

    Seaspan
  • Authorities

    • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    81667

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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