May 4th, 2017 – Tour of Western Canada Marine Response Corporation

On Thursday May 4th, 2017 CMHDS Members toured the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC) facility in North Burnaby.

Located on the grounds of the Shell Refinery, this facility is one of three located on the BC Coast that can deploy marine spill response at a moment’s notice anywhere along the coast of Western Canada using their extensive inventory of the most sophisticated spill response equipment available today, including 28 response vessels and over 50 response trailers.

WCMRC’s customer base (2,000+ members) includes oil handling facilities, barging companies, freighters visiting our ports, ferries, cruise ships, US-bound vessels traveling through Western Canada waters and others.