Tanks for the Memories

After over a month of demolition work, the Petrocor tanks in Oshawa have been removed. HOPA Ports acquired the Simcoe Street lands in late 2019 and moved swiftly to improve the efficient functioning and appearance of the area. Tank Demolition Progress Photos

Agrifood Highlights

This year Canadian grain shipments through the St. Lawrence are up 20 per cent over the 2019 season, in part due to increased overseas demand during the pandemic. The Port of Hamilton – a major gateway for Ontario grown crops- is home to 14 agrifood companies, 4 of which are grain export/processing facilities. The Port…Read More→

New Pollinator Trees at the Port of Hamilton

HOPA has planted new Service Berry trees outside of our Hamilton head office at 605 James Street North.Service Berry trees are a native tree species, whose spring blossoms help feed pollinators. These trees, planted in partnership with Humble Bee, are part of the port’s growing pollinator corridor of native plantings that provide food and shelter…Read More→

Seabin Project Update

HOPA Ports’ Seabin was installed last summer at Harbour West Marina, and is currently in its second season of operation, helping keep plastic litter out of Hamilton Harbour. The Seabin is a floating garbage can; it has a little suction that helps it attract and capture debris in a mesh bag under the surface. It…Read More→