Lay Up Season Draws to a Close at Hamilton Port

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→

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→

Beach Canal Lighthouse Group Virtual Meeting

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→

THOROLD MULTIMODAL HUB WELCOMES TORA INC.

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→

Brock, HOPA Ports aim to strengthen Niagara economy through partnership

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→

HOPA Ports posts solid season after uncertain start

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→