Boat Launch at Fisherman’s Pier Now Open

Great news for local fishermen and boating enthusiasts! The parking lot and boat launch at Fisherman’s Pier are now open to the public and free to use. The gate and entryway off of Eastport Dr. will be open seven days a week, from 5am to 9pm. Though our dear friend, Russ, who operated the bait…Read More→

BBC Alberta kicks off Shipping Season at the Port of Oshawa

April 4, 2022 Oshawa, ON – The BBC Alberta arrived in Oshawa this weekend, coming all the way from Charleston, SC with a load of general cargo, and officially kicking off shipping season at the Port of Oshawa. Captain Roman Gerashchenko was thrilled to receive the Top Hat from HOPA’s Harbour Master Vicki Gruber; after…Read More→

STV Pathfinder Returns to Sail Training in Hamilton Harbour Thanks to Breakwater Investments

Hamilton now home to second tall ship Aug. 23, 2021 HAMILTON, ON – Brigs Youth Sail Training (Brigs) is pleased to announce, through the generous support of Blair McKeil of Breakwater Investments, the tall ship STV Pathfinder will return to sail training in 2022. Following an extensive refit, Pathfinder will rejoin her sister ship TS Playfair in Brigs’ homeport of Hamilton, Ontario. Together, the two…Read More→

Oshawa’s newest tenants happy to bee part of the Port

Oshawa, ON (May 18, 2021) – We recently met up with the newest business to set up shop at the Port of Oshawa: meet Cosmin of Aromath Beekeeping. At the top of the berm on the east wharf, Cosmin has planted 8 hive boxes, and he plans to add more. He is pleased with the…Read More→

Noise Wall Being Installed Along Wentworth St N.

HOPA is adding a noise wall barrier on behalf of our stevedoring partner Federal Marine Terminals. This wall will be 6-meters-high and 90-meters-long on the west side of Wentworth St N, east of the Wentworth slip, in order to reduce noise from cargo activity from disrupting residential and industrial neighbours nearby. Where is the wall…Read More→

Meet McMaster University’s 2020 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

November 17, 2020 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating the 2020 Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient, Astara Truman. Now in her fourth year, Astara is just over one semester away from completing her Bachelor’s degree in the Integrated Business and Humanities program at McMaster University. She and 48 of her peers are the…Read More→