Marine Transportation

Potential project-related e¬ffects of marine terminal facilities and barge traffic on marine navigation from the proposed project site, through Ramillies Channel, Thornbrough Channel and Queen Charlotte Channel in Howe Sound

Assessed Values

  • Marine navigation

Assessment Methods

  • Review and assess existing commercial and recreational marine traffic and use within potentially effected navigable water bodies
  • Evaluate potential overlap between proposed project and current conditions
  • Define risks and safety concerns associated with barging
  • Tug wake assessment and shoreline sensitivity
  • Potential interaction with species at risk, ecologically sensitive areas, and heritage resources

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