The Port of Hamilton handles some 10 million tonnes of bulk and breakbulk cargo annually, more than any other port on the Canadian Great Lakes
Bulk and Breakbulk Facilities
The Port of Hamilton handles some 10 million tonnes of bulk and breakbulk cargo annually, more than any other port on the Canadian Great Lakes.
Bulk commodities moving through the port include grain and other agricultural products, salt, iron ore, coal, gypsum, scrap metal and fertilizers.
In the breakbulk sector, the port handles sacks of cocoa beans and butter, totes of sugar, automobiles, steel coils, bars and plate, wire rod, natural rubber and cotton linter.
The port’s terminal operators boast a skilled workforce and state-of-the-art handling equipment to move bulk and breakbulk cargo safely and efficiently.
- More than 90,000 square metres (one million square feet) of warehouse space.
- 20 hectares (50 acres) of open storage.
- More than 100,000 tonnes of grain storage.
Bulk: salt, agricultural products including grain and beans, slag, iron ore, coal, gypsum, scrap metal, fertilizers
Breakbulk: cocoa beans and butter, sugar, automobiles, steel coils, bars and plate, wire rod, natural rubber, cotton linter
Contact us for more information.
Kim Sedore, Hamilton Port Authority
Tel: 905.525.4330 ext. 220
Draft: St. Lawrence Seaway maximum
- Three cranes with capacities of up to 100 tonnes.
- Forklifts with capacities of up to 36,000 kilograms (80,000 pounds).
- Front-end loaders.
- Truck scale.
- Roll-on/roll-off ramp.