For over 45 years, your inport experts

Exciting NewsWe are now Wheelhouse Shipping Agency

Wheelhouse Shipping Agency, a new company formed by merging Empire Shipping Company and Compass Marine Services. The only change for our customers is a larger team with more diversified expertise to address your needs. If you have questions about the merger please see our new website which addresses the most asked questions.


Extensive experience working with port terminals along the Canadian West Coast, including the Ports of Vancouver, Fraser River, Roberts Bank/Deltaport, Vancouver Island and Prince Rupert.


Agents are available to assist clients on a 24/7 basis throughout the year.


Current, accurate information about the ports in which Compass operates, enabling clients reliable, timely information throughout cargo operations. News updates and reports are regularly posted online.


Excellent connections with maritime industry professionals across Canada and around the world and a close affiliation with one of Vancouver's best-established brokerages, CTL Westrans Shipbrokers.

Our team Work with professionals

Contact us Keep in touch

  • Address
  • Suite 640 - 1050 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC, V6E 3S7, Canada
  • Telex
  • 0451452
  • Fax
  • 1 (604) 681-9283

Our Backyard Ports and Terminals

Need a port estimate?

Compass Marine's shipping agents have extensive knowledge about all aspects of port and cargo handling operations. We would be happy to provide an estimate for your requirements, or to answer any questions you have about Canadian ports and terminals.

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