GCT becomes a Sustaining Member of WESTAC

February 01, 2021 | Category: Member News

Vancouver, BC - The Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC) is pleased to announce that GCT Global Container Terminals has become a sustaining member of the Council.

Sustaining members make an enhanced commitment to support WESTAC’s vision and goal of being the premier forum for transportation leaders in Western Canada. “WESTAC commends GCT for strongly supporting balanced dialogue and collaboration among leaders in order to drive positive outcomes for Western Canada,” says Lindsay Kislock, President and CEO of WESTAC.

GCT is the first terminal operator to become a Sustaining Member. Other Sustaining Members include the Governments of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan; Transport Canada; as well as BNSF, CN, CP and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

Hon. Ric McIver, Chair of WESTAC’s Board of Directors, welcomes GCT as a sustaining member, “it is increasingly important for transportation stakeholders to work together, from all levels of the supply chain, as we move to develop a stronger and more prosperous Western Canada. I look forward to working with GCT on the Board as a significant contributor.”

Headquartered in Vancouver, GCT is one of Canada’s largest maritime employers and terminal operators and has been an integral part of the Port of Vancouver and the region’s growth for over 100 years. 

“GCT is proud to be a member of this long-standing forum for leaders in the transportation sector,” says Doron Grosman, President and CEO of GCT. “It is remarkable what can be accomplished when working together. That is why we are stepping up our commitment to WESTAC as a sustaining member, to further support the ongoing collaboration necessary to strengthen the Western Canadian trade corridors.”

For questions, please contact Marzia Rizvi, WESTAC’s Manager, Program Development and Communications at mrizvi@westac.com.


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About GCT Global Container Terminals Inc.

Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. operates four Green Marine certified terminals in two principal North American ports. For over a century, GCT has sustainably grown with innovative technology and our industry-leading Global Commitment to the environment and community.

Through GCT USA on the East Coast, the company operates two award-winning facilities: GCT New York on Staten Island, NY and GCT Bayonne in Bayonne, NJ. On the West Coast, GCT Canada operates two gateway terminals: GCT Vanterm and GCT Deltaport in Vancouver and Delta, BC.   

Find out more at www.globalterminals.com or on Twitter @globalterminals



The Western Transportation Advisory Council (WESTAC) is a council of organizations in the transportation sector represented by senior decision-makers. WESTAC’s members span all aspects of freight transportation in Canada. They include carriers and logistics providers, ports and terminals, shippers, labour unions, and the three levels of government. Members represent a significant share of the western Canadian economy. We focus on critical issues that affect Western Canada’s freight transportation network to ensure that it is safe, efficient, reliable and competitive.