Practices and Procedures

Practices and Procedures - Port of Hamilton

These practices and procedures are made pursuant to the Canada Marine Act Section 56, Subsection (1) (b) and have been developed for the purpose of promoting safe and efficient navigation and environmental protection in the waters of the Port of Hamilton.

All marine facilities, tenants, stakeholders, port users and vessels are required to follow applicable municipal, provincial and federal regulations with regard to security, environmental procedures and response.

This document is designed to provide port users with a single point of reference for Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority operational practices and procedures. These practices and procedures are not to supersede any requirement of the Canada Marine Act, the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, the Pilotage Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act, the Marine Transportation Security Regulations or the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.

Port Authority Operations Regulations, made pursuant to the Canada Marine Act Section 62, Subsection (1) may also apply.

These practices and procedures may be amended from time to time if and/or when circumstances dictate. Emergency amendments may be made to these practices and procedures without notice. Where possible, notice will be given to stakeholders as far in advance as practical.

Please view the full Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority Practices and Procedures for the Port of Hamilton:

Practices and Procedures for the Port of Oshawa, please contact the Harbour Masters Office : authorization@hopaports.ca or by calling 905-525-3412 unless otherwise directed.

Authorization Forms

Requests are to be forwarded to the Harbour Masters Office/ Port Patrol via email at authorization@hopaports.ca or by calling 905-525-3412 unless otherwise directed.

 

Vessel Reports

Hamilton & Oshawa Port Vessel Inward & Outward Report

Vessel reports are to be forwarded to inout@hopaports.ca