Join the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority on April 29th at 5:00pm to hear an update on the Port of Oshawa Land Use Plan. Pre-register for the online open house using the link below. To learn more about the Port of Oshawa Land Use Plan click HERE.
Ian Hamilton, President and CEO of HOPA Ports, discusses HOPA’s success since amalgamation as well as the new Thorold Multimodal Hub in this guest editorial, found in the most recent edition of the Great Lakes Seaway Review. The entire Great Lakes Seaway Review January-March, 2021 edition can be found HERE.
Reports to the Maintenance Manager As an integrated port network, HOPA Ports offers innovative port and marine assets in Hamilton, Niagara and Oshawa. Across each location, our 60-person team includes experts in engineering, construction, maintenance, marina operations, finance, real estate, business development and communications. Together we manage Ontario’s largest and most successful port network, and…Read More→
Great Lakes Shipping to Resume Next Week March 19, 2021 HAMILTON, ON – During the winter months, shipping activity across the Great Lakes/St Lawrence Seaway takes a pause and the cargo vessels (known as “Lakers”) that normally transit these waterways are laid up, while they wait for the Seaway to reopen. In between seasons, ships…Read More→
Join the Beach Canal Lighthouse Group (BCLG ) for their next General Meeting on Wednesday February 17 at 7:00 PM. Featuring Captain Scott F. Bravener who will be speaking about his days sailing on the Great Lakes. About Captain Scott F. BravenerPresident, McKeil Marine LimitedComing to McKeil in 2019, Scott Bravener has had a career of more…Read More→
HOPA Ports is pleased to welcome a new tenant to the Thorold Multimodal Hub. Tora Inc. is a St. Catharines-based company offering warehousing, sorting, assembly and other services for domestic and international manufacturers. The company will occupy 60,000 sq.ft of warehouse space within the recently-opened Thorold Multimodal Hub. The Hub is a 200-acre multimodal industrial complex…Read More→
January 25, 2021 HAMILTON, ON – Shipping season on the Great Lakes closed on January 8, wrapping up its second week-long trial extension of the season. At the Ports of Hamilton and Oshawa, the extension allowed an additional seven vessels, carrying approximately 25,000-30,000 tonnes of cargo each, to come and go from port in the…Read More→
January 21, 2021 St. Catharines, ON – Through a new collaboration, Brock University and HOPA Ports (Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority) want to help put wind in the sails of Niagara’s economy. Both committed to enhancing the life and vitality of the region, the two organizations formalized their partnership by signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)…Read More→
All-time high cargo tonnage at the Port of Oshawa; packed construction season in Hamilton January 19, 2021 HAMILTON, ON – Shipping season on the Great Lakes closed on January 8, and at the combined ports of Hamilton and Oshawa, HOPA Ports has reported a total tonnage for the season of 10.6 million metric tonnes. A…Read More→
After over a month of demolition work, the Petrocor tanks in Oshawa have been removed. HOPA Ports acquired the Simcoe Street lands in late 2019 and moved swiftly to improve the efficient functioning and appearance of the area. Tank Demolition Progress Photos