Introducing HOPA Ports

The New Face of a Familiar Maritime Industry Leader September 26, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON — Following its amalgamation in June, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (or HOPA) had a unique opportunity to reposition itself. The Port Authority sought a modern brand and visual identity that would resonate in Hamilton and Oshawa, and convey its…Read More→

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 605 James St. N

September 25, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Aside from a few key locations, a recent report found Hamilton ranks last in the number of electric vehicle chargers per capita compared to 18 other similar municipalities. We know burning fossil fuels for transportation is one of the top contributors of greenhouse gas emissions in North America, and…Read More→

2019 Port Tariff Increases

Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton Port Authority hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2019, the Hamilton Port Authority’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2018 levels.  The tariffs are posted on the corporate web site at http://www.hopaports.ca/tariffs The purpose of this announcement is to notify…Read More→

Appointment Opportunity for the HPA Board of Directors

The Governor in Council has posted the appointment opportunity for the vacant director seat (Federal Representative) for the Hamilton Port Authority. For more information or to apply for this appointment, please visit the Governor in Council (GIC) Appointments website.   Le gouverneur en conseil a affiché la nomination du siège d’administrateur vacant (représentant fédéral) pour…Read More→

2017 Port Tariff Increases

Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton Port Authority hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2017, the Hamilton Port Authority’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2016 levels.  Certain changes have been made to the associated terms and conditions. The tariffs are posted on the corporate web…Read More→

Randle Reef Update

Randle Reef

Work has started on the reconstruction of the dockwall at Pier 15. HPA is taking the lead on this job, which is necessary to support subsequent phases of the Randle Reef project. This work is part of HPA’s $14 million commitment to the Randle Reef initiative. Work on the main Randle Reef containment facility is…Read More→

Port Investment in City Kidz Surpasses $500,000

City Kidz

This year, HPA celebrates an important milestone in its partnership with City Kidz, explains HPA President & CEO Bruce Wood: “We have hit the half-million dollar mark in our investment in City Kidz. This is an organization that is doing great work throughout the City of Hamilton, including in the North End, so we’re really…Read More→

Growing Roots in the Community

Growing Roots

HPA was pleased to receive the 2015 Innovation Award from the North Hamilton Community Health Centre, in recognition of the Port’s support for the Centre’s new Learning Greenhouse. HPA contributed $60,000 to the establishment of a new greenhouse on the grounds of the North Hamilton Community Health Centre, which is being set up with the…Read More→

Welcome new Port Partners

Stanpac: If you are stocking up on ice cream this summer, your frozen favourite may well be packed in a Stanpac ice cream container. Stanpac is a manufacturer of packaging supplies for the dairy, food and beverage industries, specializing in containers for ice cream and other cool treats, as well as traditional milk bottles and…Read More→

Media Release – January 26, 2015

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release January 26, 2015 More international shippers using Hamilton as a North American gateway 2014 cargo results show highest overseas tonnage in a decade Hamilton, Ontario – The Port of Hamilton has released its tonnage results for the 2014 shipping season. Total cargo volumes were 10,526,732 metric tonnes (MT) in 2014,…Read More→