Port of Oshawa

About Oshawa

The Port of Oshawa is Durham Region’s gateway to the world, handling more than 500 vessels carrying over 3 million metric tons of cargo over the past decade.  On average the port handles $23 million worth of cargo annually, from salt and steel products to asphalt and grain. The movement of cargo through the Port of Oshawa supports 294 jobs and generates $6 million in federal and provincial taxes annually.

Oshawa is one of the few cities that can boast an airport, rail lines, a deep -sea port and 400-series highway all within close proximity, offering importers and exporters a competitive edge. The port offers the benefit of full seaway draft, a workforce skilled in handling all types of cargo and access to world markets through the St. Lawrence Seaway.

The Port of Oshawa handles a wide range of commodities including:

  • Bulk
  • Project Cargo & Break Bulk
  • Liquid Bulk


2019 Cargo Tonnage

Cargo Origin Cargo Class 2019 
Domestic Dry 189,036
Liquid 59,134
Domestic Total (Mt) 248,170
Overseas Break 213,709
Dry 85,374
Liquid 5,731
Overseas Total (Mt) 304,815
USA Dry 17,864
Liquid 4,599
USA Total (Mt) 22,463
Grand Total (Mt) 575,447
Vessel Calls 74

Port Information

Industries we serve


Construction Materials

Crop Inputs

Fuels & petrochemicals



10 tonnes of grain storage

2000 sq. meters of warehouse space

Class 1 rail track

480 meters of dock wall

32,000 sq. meters of open outdoor storage

Full Seaway draft

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