Message on the passing of Bruce McArthur

The staff and board of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority extend our condolences upon the passing of Mr. Bruce McArthur. Mr. McArthur served as a member of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority board of directors from the time of amalgamation in June 2019. Prior to that, Bruce served as a member of the Oshawa Port Authority board of directors for several years. …

Port Tariff Update

Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2020, HOPA’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2019 levels (some exceptions apply). View the updated tariffs. The purpose of this announcement is to notify the industry and public of these changes. Any interested person is …

Owen receiving scholarship

Meet McMaster University’s 2019 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

November 29, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating this year’s Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient at McMaster University, Owen Angus-Yamada. Now in his fourth and final year, Owen is finishing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. HOPA Ports was proud to attend the DeGroote School of Business Undergraduate Awards Recognition Reception …

$18,000 Donation to Help Secure a Bright Future for Hamilton’s At-Risk Youth

November 6, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) CEO, Ian Hamilton and team presented a $18,000 donation to Liberty for Youth (LFY), in support of its Bright Choices program, after the Road2Hope 5km run this past weekend. LFY’s Bight Choices program serves approximately 100 Hamilton youth each year, who are struggling or at-risk of dropping out, by …

Introducing HOPA Ports

The New Face of a Familiar Maritime Industry Leader September 26, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON — Following its amalgamation in June, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (or HOPA) had a unique opportunity to reposition itself. The Port Authority sought a modern brand and visual identity that would resonate in Hamilton and Oshawa, and convey its evolution into a progressive maritime …

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 605 James St. N

September 25, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Aside from a few key locations, a recent report found Hamilton ranks last in the number of electric vehicle chargers per capita compared to 18 other similar municipalities. We know burning fossil fuels for transportation is one of the top contributors of greenhouse gas emissions in North America, and changing how we get around …

Help plan the future of Fisherman’s Pier!

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority wants your help to plan the future for Fisherman’s Pier! Fisherman’s Pier is located at the entrance to the Hamilton Harbour at the shipping canal. The canal marks the municipal boundary between Hamilton and Burlington. The area includes land on both sides of the canal and many notable landmarks such as the Lift Bridge, Skyway Bridge, …

HOPA Food Drive helps #FightHungerThisSummer in Hamilton and Oshawa

September 19, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON – Did you know that every summer, food banks across Canada experience a shortage of donations? While many of us were busy enjoying cottages and warmer weather, those living in poverty have an increasingly difficult time feeding their children while school is out. Sometimes, foodshare spaces and food banks cannot open if they …

New Seabin Removes Waste from the Water at Harbour West Marina

September 11, 2019 Hamilton, ON – If you’re walking the docks at Harbour West Marina (HWM) you may notice a rather inconspicuous looking hole swirling in the water. Last week, Marina Manager Kelly Flood and our maintenance team installed a Seabin to collect any litter floating nearby before it enters the bay. Connected to the nearest power outlet, the device …

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority to lead $16M Agri-Food Expansion at Pier 10

August 21, 2019 HAMILTON, ON – The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors and Member of Parliament for Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas, announced the Port of Hamilton will receive a $5.5 million investment for a Pier 10 Export Expansion from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF) on behalf of Transport Canada. The federal funding contributes to a $16 million overall expansion project managed …