Reports to the Controller HOPA Ports is an integrated port network that manages port and marine assets in Hamilton, Niagara and Oshawa and is one of 17 Port Authorities in Canada. Across each location, our 60-person team includes experts in engineering, construction, maintenance, marina operations, finance, real estate, business development and communications. Together we manage…Read More→

Port of Oshawa Land Use Plan Open House

Join the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority on April 29th at 5:00pm to hear an update on the Port of Oshawa Land Use Plan. Pre-register for the online open house using the link below. To learn more about the Port of Oshawa Land Use Plan click HERE.

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→


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→