Info Session: Sharing Our Harbour

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: Hamilton Port Authority A Captain’s Perspective …

Port of Hamilton releases results of 2016 shipping season

Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority has released its cargo results for the 2016 shipping season. In 2016, 562 vessels visited the Port of Hamilton, carrying 9,277,282 MT of cargo, edging out the 2015 season total by 0.4%. Hamilton continues to hold its position as the largest Canadian Great Lakes port (as measured by cargo volume). This modest increase …

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Economic Advantage: Hamilton as a Port City

The Port of Hamilton is an important economic engine in its local community, and throughout the surrounding region. Let’s take a closer look at the economic impact of Ontario’s biggest port: More than 2,100 people work on-site at port terminals, on shop-floors and in warehouses. A further 1,979 have an indirect or induced employment connection with the Port, providing goods …