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

Cargo Tonnage

Cargo OriginCargo Group20202021
DomesticBreak                2,122
 Dry      311,603           231,529
 Liquid        30,767             13,519
Domestic Total       342,370           247,171
OverseasBreak      187,485           198,481
 Dry        40,508               9,932
 Liquid        22,620               9,032
Overseas Total       250,614           217,445
USADry        56,187             42,523
 Liquid        22,929             25,115
USA Total         79,116             67,638
Grand Total (mt)       672,100           532,253

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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