Annacis Auto Terminal Optimization Project

The Applicant proposes to optimize the Annacis Auto Terminal facility to be able to handle the combined throughput of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions (WWS) operations. The operations are currently handled at two separate terminals - the Annacis Auto Terminal (AAT) located on the north bank of the Fraser River at the upstream end of Annacis Island, and the Richmond Terminal (RT) located on the north bank of the Fraser River. 

The following improvements at the AAT facility are proposed: 

  • Enhancement of the existing rail capacity through the extension of existing track sidings and the addition of new track sidings to increase the rate of vehicle imports 
  • Installation of electric vehicle charging stations and the infrastructure needed for future expansion to suit future consumer demand and government climate action policies 
  • Demolition, replacement and refurbishment of existing terminal buildings and other vehicle processing and handling facilities in order to optimize terminal operations, including: 
    • Ground improvements after the pre-existing buildings have been demolished and removed in order to prepare the ground for the construction of the new Processing Building 


Latest update

Notice of Determination 

Delta, B.C. – October 13, 2022– The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority and Transport Canada have determined that the proposed Annacis Auto Terminal Optimization located at 820 Dock Road (Annacis Island), Delta is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
3 Notice of Determination - October 13, 2022
2 Annacis Auto Terminal Optimization Project - April 28, 2022
1 Annacis Auto Terminal Optimization Project - February 23, 2022


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

  • Location

    • Annacis Auto Terminal Optimization Project (British Columbia)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Ports and Harbours
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Authorities

    • Transport Canada
    • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


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