Writing and Speaking

Darryl Anderson is a sought-after writer and speaker on maritime trade topics. Subjects include bulk and containerized cargo, cruise shipping, maritime policy, environment and security and trade policy.

Mr. Anderson contributes to the Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs, BC Shipping News, Canadian Sailings, Canadian Naval Review, Canadian Transportation Research Forum, the Journal of the Canadian Heavy Oil Association, Maritime Studies, and Shipping Network. Recognized by the media as an expert in maritime logistics and shipping. Frequent media contact and commentator in news sources such as Bloomberg News, Business in Vancouver, Canadian Forest Industries Magazine, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Canadian Press, CTV, Douglas Magazine, Florida Today, Financial Post, Financial Times, IHS Markit/Fairplay, Invest Calgary Region, The Journal of Commerce, The Georgia Straight, The Globe and Mail, the Times Colonist, The Foundry @ Time Inc, Seatrade Magazine, Vancouver Sun and Wood Business, among others.

As a result of his writing and speaking, Darryl has worked with and been interviewed by a variety of organizations to help create and develop high-quality branded content that drives traffic and engagement.

Speaking Engagement Highlights

2017 BC Economic Summit – Making Waves (forthcoming)
• Cargo Logistics Canada 2017
• Association of Operations Management (APICS) Vancouver 2016 – Supply Chain Strategy Summit
• BCIT International Business Management Program (IBMP) Showcase 2016
• Cargo Logistics Canada, 2015
• Harbour Authority Association of BC, 2014
• Expert witness for The Canadian Senate to educate Senators regarding the safe marine transportation of hydrocarbons, 2013
• Canadian Heavy Oil Association Fall Business Conference, 2012
• Canadian Transportation Research Forum, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2005, 2003, 2002
• Tourism Educators of British Columbia, 2009


 Bulk & Containerized Cargo

  • A Single Key Performance Indicator, BC Shipping News.
  • Canada’s Gateway Ports: Title Holders and Contenders, BC Shipping News.
  • Federal Maritime Commission Inquiry Threatens to Blow B.C.’S Container Trade On To The Rocks, BC Shipping News.
  • Forest Exports: Old and Second Growth Opportunities, BC Shipping News
  • Inland Logistics and Terminals Drive Gateway Growth, BC Shipping News.
  • Local Logistics Serve Global Opportunities, BC Shipping News.
  • Port Trucking Off the Rails, BC Shipping News.
  • Record Grain On the Move, BC Shipping News.
  • Natural Gas Liquid Exports Via Pacific Northwest Ports, BC Shipping News
  • Why LNG will not be the only new fuel looking for new markets, Canadian Sailings.

 Cruise, Passenger & Ro-Ro

  • Auto Logistics Driving Port Activity, BC Shipping News.
  • BC.’s Cruise Industry Cluster, BC Shipping News.
  • Canada’s Cruise Advantages, BC Shipping News.
  • Big Ship Ready – Cruise Terminal Planning, Forthcoming.
  • West Coast Cruise: 2013 Outlook, BC Shipping News.

 Maritime Policy, Environment & Security

  • Discontent At Sea – The Illegal Transport Of Migrants By Ship, BC Shipping News.
  • Fuelling Improvements and Change in Maritime Transport Emissions, BC Shipping News.
  • Oil-by-rail: the start of the second period, Canadian Sailings
  • Power In The Hands Of The Few- Regionalism and Port State Control, Shipping Network.
  • The Face of Seafarer’s Rights – An International and Local Perspective, BC Shipping News.
  • The Maritime Labour Convention – Persistence, Policy Significance and Port State Control, BC Shipping News.
  • Setting the Pace for Green Technology Use in Maritime Transport, BC Shipping News.
  • Shipping Oil Off The West Coast – What Policies Exist Or Are Needed To Support It? Journal of the Canadian Heavy Oil Association.
  • West Coast Oil Tankers – The Gathering Storm Intensifies, Canadian Sailings.
  • What does “world-class response” really mean? Canadian Sailings.

 Trade & Logistics

  • Canada Transportation Act Review, BC Shipping News.
  • Economic and Business Outlook Brightens for 2014, BC Shipping News.
  • Prospects for Canadian Port’s Cold Cargo Heat Up, BC Shipping News.
  • Trade Reliant, Trade Compliant, BC Shipping News.
  • Trans Pacific Partnership – Where’s The Beef? BC Shipping News.
  • Seizing Canada’s Potential: A Renewed Trade Policy Agenda, BC Shipping News.
  • Shifting Tailwind Propel Canada’s Energy Trade, BC Shipping News.

PUBLICATIONS (Peer-reviewed or published conference proceedings)

Bulk & Containerized Cargo

  • Anderson D. & Spears, J. (2012), ‘The Maritime Transport of Canadian Crude Oil: Improving Sustainability in the Age of Occupy Wall Street Protests, 47th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
  • Anderson D. & Spears, J. (2012), ‘Regulating Oil Tanker in Canadian Waters’, Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs. June 2012.
  • Monteiro, J. & Anderson, D., (2010), ‘Cool Cargoes, Reefers and Refrigerated Shipping’, 45th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.

 Cruise & Passenger

  • Anderson, D. (2011), ‘Navigating the Eddies in the Maritime Leisure Transport Sector in British Columbia’, 46th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
  • Anderson, D. & Monteiro, J. (2012) ‘Domestic Water Transportation Before And After Deregulation’, 47th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
  • Monteiro, J., Robertson, G. & Anderson, D. (2011), ‘Changing Currents in the Canadian Ferry Transport Sector’. 46th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.

 Maritime Policy & Security

  • Anderson, D. (2002), ’The Effect of Port State Control on Substandard Shipping’, Journal of Maritime Studies. Winner of the 2002 Canadian Transportation Research Forum best conference paper award.
  • Anderson D. (2013), ‘Migrant Smuggling in Canadian Waters’, Summer 2013 issue of Canadian Naval Review.

 Ports & Terminals

  • Anderson, D. & Monteiro, J. (2010), ‘Marine Container Terminal Operators: The Extent of Competition’, 45th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
  • Anderson, D. (2005), ‘Midstream Opportunities and Challenges for Canada’s West Coast Ports’, 40th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.
  • Anderson, D. (2003), ‘Liner Shipping Strategy Selection: Lessons for Canadian Ports’, 38th proceedings of the Canadian Transportation Research Forum.

 Trade Policy

  • Anderson D. & Spears, J. (2012), ‘Canada’s Asia-Pacific Energy Trade Prospects: A Maritime Perspective’, Summer 2012 issue of Canadian Naval Review.

 Highway Transportation

  • Woodroofe, J., Anderson, D., & Ash, L. (2004), ‘The Influence of Policy on Crash Rates of Long Combination Vehicles’, 8th International Symposium on Heavy Vehicle Weights and Dimensions, Best paper award short-list.
  • Woodroofe, J., Anderson, D., & Ash, L. (2004), ‘Long Combination Vehicle Usage – Freight, Energy, Road Infrastructure, & Safety Outcomes’