Oshawa Port Authority

Our Port

The Port generates
$6 million annually in federal
and provincial taxes.

On average, the Port
handles $23 million worth of
cargo annually, from salt and
steel products to sugar,
asphalt and grain.



The movement of cargo
through the Port of Oshawa
supports 294 jobs.

Over the past decade, the
Port of Oshawa has handled
more than 500 vessels
carrying over 3 million metric
tonnes of cargo.

Port Stats

Position: Latitude 43° 52’00” N
Longitude 78° 50’00” W
Depth: Approach & Main Channel 8.2 m deep
Turning Basin – 6.7 m deep
Storage: Inside – 2 081 m2
Outside – 32 515 m2
Domes – 10 534 m2
Wharves: East – 274.3 m long, 8.2 m deep
West – 210.73 m long, 7.2 m deep
Approaches: American Chart no 14 810
Canadian Chart no 2050


Keeping the Economy Moving

Industry and local farmers rely on cargo shipped through the Port of Oshawa. Liquid asphalt is brought into the port for road construction. Calcium chloride is used mainly for dust control on gravel roads. Local farmers bring their grain, corn and soybeans to the port for shipment to Quebec and Europe. Potash, shipped from Saskatchewan is used in fertilizers, crop protection and seed products. Road salt is distributed throughout Durham Region. Millscale from Whitby’s Gerdau Long Steel North America, is shipped through the port for export to China. Steel and various project cargo has included both inbound and outbound shipments for General Motors.



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