Exports drive banner season at Port of Hamilton

MEDIA RELEASE January 14, 2019 Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority’s 2018 cargo results are in, revealing the highest volume of cargo handled through the port in more than a decade. More than 11.6 million metric tonnes of cargo was imported or exported through the Port of Hamilton during the 2018 shipping season, an…Read More→

Ontario’s Opportunity: New Industry Done Right

Port of hamilton

More than 2,100 people go to work every day at Ontario’s largest marine port, which spans 630 acres along Hamilton’s working waterfront. The people working here are part of a maritime trading industry that is older than the province itself, and yet which holds untapped economic opportunity. This is not like any other industrial district;…Read More→

Have you seen the ‘Big Blue Chair’?

Down by the boat launch at Fisherman’s Pier you will find the ‘Big Blue Chair’ that has been installed by the Hamilton Port Authority (HPA). The chair is one of the first steps in HPA’s goal to make Fisherman’s Pier a more welcoming gateway to the city. This new addition to the area is a…Read More→

Sherman Inlet Shoreline Restored

The restoration of the shoreline at Sherman Inlet is now complete! In 2017, HPA announced the start of a two-year process to restore an area at Sherman Inlet that was filled in 2000, and made a commitment to preserve the inlet as a protected natural space within the port’s perimeter. Sherman Inlet is one of…Read More→

“Foundations”: A new book about the early years of Bermingham Construction

“Foundations” recounts the early years of port partner, Bermingham Construction, from its founding year in 1897 to the beginning of the Second World War. Compiled by Tim Bermingham from materials dictated from his grandfather, it includes accounts of the building of the Crowsnest Pass for the Canadian Pacific Railroad, and the construction of the Sault…Read More→