Our History

A History of Success

December 2022

Trigon began construction of its “Berth Two Beyond Carbon” project, with an expected completion date of 2027

November 2022

Trigon was awarded $75 million in federal National Trade Corridors Funding, in support of its infrastructure and business-development strategy

April 2022

RTI re-branded as Trigon Pacific Terminals, a name inspired by Coast Tsimshian artistic traditions

December 2019

RTI’s privatization deal closed, with the Lax Kw'alaams Band and the Metlakatla First Nation becoming part of the ownership group

May 2019

Bulk liquefied propane shipments began in a partnership between RTI and AltaGas

September 2018

The Suikai loaded the terminal’s 200 millionth tonne, during the terminals 35th year of operation

End of 1984

The terminal reached an impressive capacity milestone of 5.5 million tonnes shipped in its first year of operation

June 8, 1984

The terminal officially opened as Ridley Terminals Inc. (RTI), a federal Crown corporation

January 1984

The terminal loaded its first ship – the Shoryu Maru


Canadian Federal government announced intent to develop the site

Late 1970s - Early 1980s

Road, rail and other infrastructure was developed

November 1983

The terminal received its first load of coal by rail


Ridley Island first identified as a candidate site for a marine export terminal in a study commissioned by CN Rail