HMCS Moncton Visiting Hamilton Harbour

Two Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) ships will visit communities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes this summer as part of the annual Great Lakes Deployment. Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships (HMCS) Moncton and Oriole are this year’s ambassadors for the annual event which connects Canadians to their Navy.  The HMCS Oriole visited Hamilton earlier in July, and…Read More→

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Operation Safe & Sober returns to Hamilton Harbour

Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Master’s Office/Port Patrol renew campaign to keep recreational boaters safe. Boating season is upon us, and the Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Master’s Office/Port Patrol are continuing to engage recreational boaters with an ongoing boating safety campaign. Now in its second year, ‘Operation Safe & Sober’ focuses…Read More→

Sharing Our Harbour – Safety Sessions

Hamilton Harbour is shared by many recreational boaters, as well as more than 600 commercial vessels each year. Our goal is to help all users stay safe on the water. This spring, Hamilton Port Authority and the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club hosted two information sessions for the local boating community. Close to 200 people attended…Read More→

A tip of the Top Hat welcomes first vessel of 2017

March 21, 2017 Hamilton, ON – The first vessel of the 2017 shipping season has arrived at the Port of Hamilton. The tug Calusa Coast and its specialized tank barge Delaware arrived carrying liquid asphalt from Detroit for delivery to the Yellowline Asphalt Products terminal at the Port. The Hamilton Port Authority marks the start…Read More→

Sharing Our Harbour Info Session #2 – March 22

  Hamilton’s Harbour is shared by recreational boaters and commercial vessels. The Royal Hamilton Yacht Club and the Hamilton Port Authority are hosting an information session for the Hamilton-Burlington boating community to help all harbour users stay safe on the water. The session will feature speakers on the following topics: Commercial Shipping and Port Overview:…Read More→

First year of ‘Operation Safe & Sober’ a success!

Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Masters Office/ Port Patrol pleased with the results of joint boating safety campaign. The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) Harbour Masters Office/Port Patrol joined forces this boating season to help improve recreational boater safety in Hamilton Harbour and nearby…Read More→

Media Release: Get Ready for a Safe & Sober Summer Boating Season

Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Masters Office/ Port Patrol launch a new campaign to keep recreational boaters safe on Hamilton Harbour May 24, 2016 HAMILTON, ON – Summer sailing season is finally here, and the Hamilton Police Service Marine Unit (HPS) and Hamilton Port Authority Harbour Masters Office/Port Patrol (HPA)…Read More→