First Ship kicks off Marine Shipping Season at Port of Oshawa

April 12, 2020 Oshawa, ON – Domestic cement carrier, NACC Quebec, became the first ship to arrive at the Port of Oshawa today, officially kicking off its 2020 marine shipping season. Sailing all the way from Port-Daniel–Gascon, along the southern shore of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, the NovaAlgoma laker pulled into dock 3, along…Read More→

HOPA Gives Back to Hamilton Food Share & Feed the Need in Durham

[:en]Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – While communities across Canada self-isolate, families everywhere are feeling the crunch. Many businesses have been forced to close due to isolation measures, and now millions of Canadian residents are applying for the Canadian Emergency Relief Benefit and Employment Insurance. Right now, many families are focusing on the essentials by stocking up…Read More→

First Vessel & Unique Start to 2020 Shipping Season at Port of Hamilton

[:en]April 3, 2020 HAMILTON, ON – International bulk carrier, Federal Nagara, became the first ship to arrive at the Port of Hamilton today, officially kicking off its 2020 marine shipping season. Travelling all the all the way from Richards Bay in South Africa, the Fednav-owned vessel docked at Pier 23 with a load of ferroalloy…Read More→

HOPA Ports Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

[:en]Our commitment to public safety and economic sustainability during this unprecedented health crisis  March 17, 2020 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has been taking every precautionary measure recommended by the World Health Organization, and the Public Health Agency of Canada to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. We will continue to…Read More→

HOPA Ports closes out the 2019 season surpassing 10 million tonnes

[:en]First year a wrap as amalgamated Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority January 28, 2020 HAMILTON AND OSHAWA, ON – Cargo volumes exceeded 10.5 million metric tonnes (MT) at the newly-amalgamated ports of Hamilton and Oshawa in 2019. The Port of Hamilton saw cargo volumes totalling just over 10 million MT, comprised of steelmaking commodities, grain, fertilizer, aggregates,…Read More→

Message on the passing of Bruce McArthur

[:en]The staff and board of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority extend our condolences upon the passing of Mr. Bruce McArthur. Mr. McArthur served as a member of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority board of directors from the time of amalgamation in June 2019. Prior to that, Bruce served as a member of the Oshawa Port Authority board…Read More→

Port Tariff Update

[:en]Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2020, HOPA’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2019 levels (some exceptions apply). View the updated tariffs. The purpose of this announcement is to notify the industry and public of these…Read More→

Meet McMaster University’s 2019 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

[:en]November 29, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating this year’s Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient at McMaster University, Owen Angus-Yamada. Now in his fourth and final year, Owen is finishing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. HOPA Ports was proud to attend the DeGroote School of…Read More→