Boating safety day

This boating season, the HPA Harbour Master’s Office-Port Patrol teamed up with the HPS Marine Unit, Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Brewers Marine and the Hamilton Beach Rescue Unit to collect and safely dispose of old boat flares. Boating Safety day was a blazing success, collecting 750 flares from area boaters. Thank you!

Walking / Bike Tours

Would you be interested in joining a small-group walking or biking tour of Pier 15, one of the port’s busiest shipping piers? Contact us at community@hopaports.ca / 905.525.4336 for dates.

Randle Reef Update

HPA was pleased to host the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, who announced a new step forward for the Randle Reef remediation project. Minister McKenna was accompanied by the project funding partners, representing the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the City of Hamilton, the City of Burlington, the Hamilton…Read More→

Supporting the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park

HPA has made a $5,000 contribution to the Cootes to Escarpment Eco-Park System. This connected natural corridor is one of the most ecologically-rich areas within the Great Lakes Basin, connecting Hamilton Harbour and its surrounding watershed to the Niagara Escarpment. This partnership is important to HPA because stewardship of Hamilton Harbour and its watershed is…Read More→

A New Landmark in the North End

A colourful new addition has emerged along Burlington Street. Commissioned by Collective Arts Brewery, with support from HPA, artists Bruno Smoky, Shalak Attack, Peru143 and Chris Dyer along with Hamilton muralist Jordan Warmington have created a bright mural adjacent to the brewers’ outdoor beergarden. “Our vision for Collective Arts is to not only be a…Read More→

Harbour Queen Tour: Getting to Know Hamilton’s Working Waterfront

This July, HPA hosted a free public tour aboard the Hamilton Harbour Queen. Approximately 85 community members came along for the two-hour boat trip, which offered a guided tour of the port lands, an overview of the history of the port, and current land uses. We were happy to receive positive feedback from the tour,…Read More→

Mid-Season Tonnage Trends

Cargo tonnage as of the end of August shows the Port on-par with the same period in 2016. Commodities like salt, grain and fertilizer are all showing strong results at the mid-point in the 2017 shipping season. While it is a major export hub for Ontario-grown grain, the Port of Hamilton is also one of…Read More→

New G3 Canada Ltd. Terminal Opens its Doors

The new G3 Canada terminal, located on Eastport Drive at the Port of Hamilton is open for business. This $50 million investment in Hamilton’s agri-food sector is a major addition to the Port’s role as an export gateway for Ontario-grown grain. The new terminal features: ·       50,000 MT storage and handling facility ·       Rapid truck…Read More→