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 the HMCS Moncton will be …

Partner Profile: SoBi Hamilton

SoBi Hamilton is the local non-profit that operates Hamilton’s extensive bike share system. The system of 825 bicycles and over 130 hubs provides residents with a healthy, affordable and sustainable mode of transportation. When SoBi was first looking to come to Hamilton in 2014 they were in need of a storage facility for their pre- deployment bicycles and contacted Hamilton …

605 James St

Doors Open – May 5 and 6

Explore the Hamilton Port Authority’s wonderful art moderne-style headquarters by the bay. Learn about the Port of Hamilton – the largest port in Ontario. Enjoy the panoramic harbour view from the sixth-floor boardroom. Your visit will also include: displays, the “What is a Port?” video, and a giant colouring page. Saturday, May 5  10:00-4:00 Sunday, May 6 12:00-4:00 605 James …

HPA’s Sustainability Report

HPA is proud to present its first ever Sustainability Report The report outlines HPA’s ongoing commitment to transparency, and explores what the port does, how it interacts with our community, and how decisions are made to support social, environmental and economic sustainability. It is also an opportunity to celebrate our successes. A sustainable Port of Hamilton’s the product of the …

First ship contest winner!

The first vessel of the 2018 shipping season has arrived at the Port of Hamilton! The beautiful Algoma Equinox was the first of the season, carrying cargo of approx. 27,000 MT iron ore pellets for delivery to ArcelorMittal Dofasco. The vessel was loaded at Two Harbors last season, and overwintered in Thunder Bay. The vessel departed Thunder Bay on Monday …

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 shoreline at Sherman Inlet Restoring …

Mohawk-Port Authority partnership helps bridge transport sector skills gap

HAMILTON, ON – Mohawk College and the Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) have partnered to help connect students with employment in the transportation sector. Hamilton’s transportation network is a major part of the city’s unique economic advantage, with access to road, rail, marine and air modes for the movement of goods. At the Port of Hamilton alone, more than 2,100 people …