Cargo Tonnage

Tonnages 2005 – 2018 – By Industry Sector

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

                           

 

Steel Industry

10,282,978

10,089,377

9,695,232

9,057,441

6,612,237

8,900,458

7,649,690

7,829,966

7,350,685

7,588,745

6,540,165

6,470,802

6,796,301

7,185,596

Includes raw materials, by products and steel 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agricultural

492,272

829,579

709,828

917,009

815,458

1,436,463

1,466,651

1,619,013

1,789,064

2,017,600

1,694,401

1,916,535

2,292,872

3,512,444

Includes fertilizers, grain etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liquid Products

829,396

984,654

907,320

663,354

418,949

446,347

356,187

349,342

336,404

380,636

336,539

394,180

275,760

405,126

Includes asphalt, oils, tallow, vegetable oil etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aggregates

682,038

506,274

403,950

343,839

268,610

537,203

405,598

351,873

366,035

271,973

345,131

326,029

304,377

281,567

Includes sand, stone, gypsum etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                           

 

Miscellaneous

72,827

202,847

66,326

147,048

242,869

152,360

162,087

152,995

182,230

267,778

321,966

169,736

200,901

243,586

                           

 

TOTAL    

 12,359,511 

 12,612,730 

 11,782,656 

 11,128,691 

 8,358,123 

 11,472,831 

 10,040,213 

 10,303,189 

 10,024,418 

 10,526,732 

 9,238,203

9,277,282

9,870,211 

11,628,319

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: All tonnages are in metric tonnes

Oshawa Port Cargo Stats

Over the past decade, the Port of Oshawa has handled more than 500 vessels carrying over 3 million metric tonnes of cargo. In 2014, the port handled 42 vessels, carrying over 357 thousand metric tonnes of bulk cargo. That exceeds the previous year’s cargo total by approximately 66 thousand metric tonnes. Steel is the port’s leading cargo, with 167,000 metric tonnes imported through the port, up significantly from over 94,000 metric tonnes in 2013.

Industry and local farmers rely on the 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 is shipped from Saskatchewan for distribution to local farmers. 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, and both inbound and outbound project cargo has been shipped on behalf of General Motors.

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