Wales McLelland Construction was chosen by Port Metro Vancouver to construct the Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF). TCEF is located on a 11.4 acre site within the Tsawwassen First Nation industrial lands. The TCEF facility will be a dual purpose complex, which will be used by CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) for the inspection of shipping containers imported through the Deltaport Terminal and as a general purpose warehouse facility. The facility will be composed of a warehouse and a two storey office complex, totalling 114,809 sq.ft. The project includes construction of a storage/parking area of approximately 3.5 acres, which will include a separate area for container storage. The facility will be consistent with the Canada Customs Act which requires that adequate facilities be provided for the proper detention and examination of imported goods.
Valued at around $15,800,000 this project is due to be completed in April 2017.