Exports drive banner season at Port of Hamilton

MEDIA RELEASE January 14, 2019 Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority’s 2018 cargo results are in, revealing the highest volume of cargo handled through the port in more than a decade. More than 11.6 million metric tonnes of cargo was imported or exported through the Port of Hamilton during the 2018 shipping season, an…Read More→

Sherman Inlet Shoreline Restored

The restoration of the shoreline at Sherman Inlet is now complete! In 2017, HPA announced the start of a two-year process to restore an area at Sherman Inlet that was filled in 2000, and made a commitment to preserve the inlet as a protected natural space within the port’s perimeter. Sherman Inlet is one of…Read More→

Port Lands Home to New Honeybee ‘Queendoms’

HAMILTON – June 7, 2018 – Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has partnered with urban beekeeping company Humble Bee, providing space to install 12 hive boxes at a new bee yard adjacent to Sherman Inlet on the port’s Pier 15. Each of the 12 boxes at the Sherman Inlet bee yard will be divided into three…Read More→

2017 #PortCity Flagship Initiatives

In 2017, we took time to listen to our neighbours and other stakeholders about ways to improve port-community interactions, and build awareness and pride in our port city. We are embedding sustainability into our decision-making and long-term planning, and we have completed some short-term actions in 2017. Here are a few: 1.       Restore the original…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→

Take a first look from a new harbour lookout!

Please join us for the grand opening of a new window to the waterfront. The new lookout platform is located facing Hamilton Harbour, at Pier 15. When:  Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017   3:00 pm Where: 210 Hillyard St.,  (north of Burlington St.) The idea for a public lookout point, providing direct views of Hamilton Harbour, emerged…Read More→

Walking / Bike Tours

Would you be interested in joining a small-group walking or biking tour of Pier 15, one of the port’s busiest shipping piers? Contact us at community@hopaports.ca / 905.525.4336 for dates.

Randle Reef Update

HPA was pleased to host the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, who announced a new step forward for the Randle Reef remediation project. Minister McKenna was accompanied by the project funding partners, representing the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, the City of Hamilton, the City of Burlington, the Hamilton…Read More→

Randle Reef partners welcome contract award for stage two of the project as the next major milestone in remediation of Hamilton Harbour

News Release From Environment and Climate Change Canada Randle Reef partners welcome contract award for stage two of the project as the next major milestone in remediation of Hamilton Harbour July 21, 2017 – Hamilton, Ontario Cleaning up the environment and improving water quality for the benefit of Canadians while creating middle-class jobs remains a high priority…Read More→