WESTAC Membership Grows with the Addition of Sultran Ltd.

September 02, 2019 | Category: Member News

Special Announcement

Sultran Ltd. Joins WESTAC

Vancouver, BC – September 1, 2019 – Sultran, a long-standing member of the Canadian transportation and logistics sector and owner of the world’s largest sulphur export terminal, is the newest addition to the Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC).

For over 40 years, Sultran has been Canada’s largest exporter of sulphur – moving product from Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia to tidewater. The company has been a significant investor in rail cars and terminal facilities to increase efficiency and reliability for its customers and to reduce environmental impacts for the communities in which it operates. More recently, Sultran and its subsidiary, Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), have been offering their logistics knowledge, intellectual capital and assets to provide service to other resource companies.

Sultran CEO, Wade Leslie, notes “as we diversify our business, connecting with transportation leaders at WESTAC is important. Bulk commodities anchor the western transportation system, and I’m pleased to bring the sulphur perspective to conversations at the Council.”

Oksana Exell, WESTAC President & CEO, is pleased to welcome Sultran back to the WESTAC forum. “Sulphur is an important part of the bulk commodity trade in Western Canada, and it’s important to have key users of the system at the table.”

Wade Leslie, President & CEO, will be the Official Representative to the Council. The Alternate Representative will be Greg Anderson, Director of Operations. 


About Sultran Ltd. 

Sultran Ltd. is a private, independently managed company, owned by 17 oil and gas producers, of which Paramount, Chevron, Husky and Shell Canada are the major shareholders. 

For more than 40 years, Sultran has been delivering logistics solutions and services for Canadian exporters. Their depth and breadth of experience is unique in the industry and have they earned a solid reputation for integrity, reliability and customer service.

Sultran owns Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. (PCT), a state-of-the-art, deep-sea tidewater terminal located on Burrard Inlet in Port Moody, British Columbia; 19 km east of downtown Vancouver and part of the Port Metro Vancouver system. In a typical year, PCT transports approximately 3 million tonnes of sulphur and since their inception, have transported over 165 million tonnes.

For more information visit: http://www.sultran.com/



The Western Transportation Advisory Council, WESTAC, is a Council of major transportation organizations, represented by senior decision-makers. WESTAC’s 50+ members span the modes and sectors of freight transportation: carriers and logistics providers, ports and terminals, shippers, labour unions and the three levels of government. Among others, WESTAC’s members include the largest railways, ports and commodity shippers in the country that represent a significant share of the Western Canadian economy. The members focus on critical issues that affect Western Canada’s freight transportation network to ensure that it is safe, efficient, reliable and competitive.

For more information visit, westac.com or on Twitter @WESTAC


For further information:   Oksana Exell, President & CEO, WESTAC  Phone: (604) 687.8691