The Port of Nanaimo is strategically located in the mid-island region of Vancouver Island, 36 nautical miles west of Vancouver and 80 km (50 miles) north of Victoria. The port's arrivals facility is located on the waterfront in the heart of Nanaimo's downtown core and offers easy access to shops and amenities. The Port of Nanaimo is also just few minutes (18 km or 11 miles) from the airport.

Port Technical Information
Berthage information Description
Number of berths (new cruise berth is scheduled to be available fall 2007)
Maximum ship length (proposed berth 295 metres / 967 feet)
Anchorages 5
Tidal range 4.87 metres / 16 feet

Port Services Available
  • Bunker, diesel fuel
  • Minor repairs
  • Gray/black water/sludge removal
  • International garbage disposal
  • Port operations personnel/security
  • Stevedoring
  • Canada Border Services Agency
  • Pilotage Services (compulsory)
  • Access to medical facilities
  • Tugs
  • Recycling
Port Contact Information
Name of Contact: Douglas Peterson
Name of Port: Nanaimo Port Authority
Address: PO Box 131, Nanaimo BC, V9R 5K4 Canada
Telephone: 1-250-753-4146
Fax: 1-250-753-4899
Email: [email protected]