Vessel Services

HOPA Ports offers one-stop shopping to shipowners and can meet the specific needs of any ocean-going or Great Lakes commercial vessel. 

Canada Border Services AgencyPhone: 1-800-461-9999 (Toll-free within Canada)
Email: [email protected]
Canadian Coast GuardPrescott Radio Room: 613-925-4471 EXT: 0618
Sarnia Notship Desk: 519-337-6360
Confined Space Standby Rescue Team

First Response: 1-866-774-5501

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

Disinfecting Transport and Facility EquipmentGFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
First Response: 1-866-774-5501
GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
Dry Dock & Ship RepairBarda Marine and Mechanical Inc.: 905-777-9151
Heddle Marine Service Inc.: 905-528-2635
FuelSterling Fuels: 905-549-9402 
Furnace/ Duct Cleaning, Dryer Vent Cleaning & Indoor Air Quality solutionsModern PURAIR: 1.800.996.3878Modern PURAIR: 1.800.996.3878
Labour RepresentativesInternational Seafarers Union ILA: 905-579-1358
Marine SuppliesBrewers Marine Supply: 905-529-4114 
Millwright Shaun Beavis
Phone: 647-680-4408
Seafarers WelfareMission to Seafarers Southern Ontario – Hamilton Office: 905-312-0808Mission to Seafarers Southern Ontario – Oshawa Office: 647-295-3219
Pilot BoatsMcKeil Marine Ltd: (905) 528-4780
Ocean Ontario Towing: 905-528-3663
Potable Water

Bentley’s Water: 905-878-9401
Chaston Water Haulage: 905-692-5580

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
David Fraser Water: 905-639-2870

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
Security ServicesPaladin Security: 905-318-3000
G4S: 905-528-6691
GardaWorld: 1-855-464-2732
Paladin Security: 905-318-3000

Marine Surveyors


McDonald Marine Surveys Inc
Phone: 416-670-1160
Email: [email protected]
SewageGFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

Coulter Pumping: 905-433-8681

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

Ship ChandlersElliott & Sons: 905-545-3755 
SpillsQuantum Murray: 1-877-378-7745
GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
Alwter:  905-544-6687
First Response: 1-866-774-5501

GFL Environmental: 1-866-417-2797

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

Spills Action Centre1-800-268-6060
StevedoringLogistec Hamilton Terminal: 905-971-4973
QSL Canada Inc.: 905-529-2355
International Longshoremen’s Association:905-529-0955
QSL Canada Inc.: 905-728-9299
Tank CleaningGFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553
Tugs & Linesmen ServicesMcKeil Marine Ltd.: 905-528-4780
Ocean Ontario Towing: 905-528-3663
Mooring and Port Services Inc.: 905-466-3219 [email protected]
Ocean Ontario Towing: 905-528-3663
Waste Removal

Canadian Waste: 905-549-4444
MG Disposal: 905-561-7959
Waste Services Inc.: 905-573-0774
First Response: 1-866-774-5501

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

GFL Environmental Inc.: 905-356-5553

Talk to us about your next shipment.

Gina Delle Rose-Ash

Trade Development & Industry Relations

[email protected]

Larissa Fenn

Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Larissa Fenn is Vice President, Corporate Affairs at HOPA Ports, leading a team responsible for communications and government relations, sustainability reporting, corporate governance and corporate culture.

Previous positions included communications and public policy roles at the Canadian Bankers Association, Credit Valley Conservation Authority, and the Regional Municipality of Halton.

Larissa holds a B.A.(Hons) in Political Science from Queen’s University. She holds the APR designation from the Canadian Public Relations Society, and completed the Senior Public Sector Leaders program at the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business. Larissa has served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Royal Botanical Gardens, and as a member of the Policy Council of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce.

Bill Fitzgerald

Vice President, Strategic Development

Bill assumed the role of Vice President, Strategic Development in 2024, after having served as HOPA’s Vice President, Operations since 2008.

Bill joined the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority in July 1995 as Project Engineer. He previously worked with the Regional Municipality of Ottawa’s Transportation Department, as well as for the Toronto Transit Commission and the City of Waterloo.

Bill received a Bachelor of Applied Science, civil engineering / water resources, in 1995 from the University of Waterloo and registered with the Professional Engineers of Ontario in 1997.

Jeremy Dunn

Vice President, Operations

Jeremy assumed the role of Vice President, Operations in 2024 after having served as HOPA’s Commercial Vice President since 2019. Prior to joining HOPA, Jeremy served in successive leadership roles at The Miller Group, one of Canada’s leading transportation construction and infrastructure maintenance companies. Jeremy has managed multiple business groups in the heavy construction, asphalt paving and aggregates sectors driving results through business restructuring, service improvement and strategic growth. In his most recent role, Jeremy served as General Manager of Miller Maintenance, responsible for managing and growing Miller’s highway maintenance business in Ontario.

Previous to The Miller Group, Jeremy held the position of Director of Operations for the Dunn Group of Companies.

Jeremy earned his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) through Queen’s University. He also holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management.

Janet Knight

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer for the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority since 2008, Janet joined the HPA in 1998 as Accounting Supervisor and subsequently served as Controller.

Prior to joining the HPA, Janet held the position of Financial Analyst with St. Joseph’s Hospital, as well as various positions, including Marketing Communications/Research Lead with Zeneca Agro. Janet graduated from McMaster University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Commerce. She attained the professional designation of Certified Management Accountant in 1992.

Ian Hamilton

President & CEO

Ian Hamilton is President & CEO of HOPA Ports (Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority). He assumed this role in 2017, after serving as the Port Authority’s Vice President of Business Development and Real Estate since 2008. Ian has been instrumental in developing working waterfronts in Hamilton, Oshawa, and Niagara by attracting new business and private investment, and creating an integrated marine network across Southern Ontario.

Ian possesses more than 25 years of experience in international transportation and logistics in Europe and North America, and has held progressively senior positions in the liner shipping industry, including Transatlantic Trade Director (Europe) for CP Ships and Business Development Manager for Hapag-Lloyd. Ian is Chairperson of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities, and holds positions on various other boards, including: the Chamber of Marine Commerce, the Hamilton Club, and Brigs Youth Sail Training.

Ian holds an MBA from Aston University (UK) and a BSc in business administration and economics from the College of Charleston, South Carolina.