On a recent weekend we took the Seabus over to Lonsdale Quay. The Seabus is both romantic and reliable, a rare enough combination in this world. On the way back, I took a photo of the big container-handling cranes.
I don’t know what proportion of Canada’s import/export business these things wrangle but the numbers are big; this is the busiest port in Canada (and also on the whole West Coast of North America) measured by tonnage.
William Gibson fans: the closing scenes of Spook Country are set right around here.