Tall Ship TS Playfair Coming to Hamilton Harbour

[:en] One of the Great Lakes oldest youth sailing training programs ties up in Hamilton Harbour HAMILTON  – One of the Great Lakes best known tall ships, sail training vessel TS Playfair, will soon be making her home berth in Hamilton harbour thanks to the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and a hard working group…Read More→

Lookout provides a new window on Hamilton’s working waterfront

A new viewing platform is now open to the public at Pier 15, at the Port of Hamilton. The idea for a publicly-accessible lookout point, providing direct views of Hamilton Harbour, emerged from our discussions with the local community. HPA is undertaking a number of initiatives intended to give residents and other stakeholders a look…Read More→

Boating safety day

This boating season, the HPA Harbour Master’s Office-Port Patrol teamed up with the HPS Marine Unit, Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Brewers Marine and the Hamilton Beach Rescue Unit to collect and safely dispose of old boat flares. Boating Safety day was a blazing success, collecting 750 flares from area boaters. Thank you!

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→

Doors Open May 6-7

Visit us during Doors Open Hamilton, for an inside look at Port operations and a view of the working waterfront. Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7 at 210 Hillyard St.   See you there! More information about all Doors Open Hamilton locations: http://www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/Events/Hamilton.aspx DOORS OPEN 2017 FLYER    

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→

New Boat Storage Facility for Harbour West Marina

December 8, 2016 HAMILTON, ON – Harbour West Marina (HWM), operated by Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is celebrating the opening of a new boat storage facility on Pier 15. Marina customers and special guests gathered on December 8 for a first look inside the new 60,000 sq.ft / $10 million facility. As part of an…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→