Bulk

Bulk

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

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.

KEY INFORMATION

Storage capacity:

  • 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.

Commodities handled:

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
ksedore@hamiltonport.ca
Tel: 905.525.4330 ext. 220
Cell: 289.244.9844

Grain Facilities

Pier 10
Parrish and Heimbecker, Limited
Jay Fretz
905.526.7602
jfretz@pandh.ca
www.parrishandheimbecker.com

Pier 25
Richardson International Limited
Riley Verhelst
905.545.9333
riley.verhelst@richardson.ca
http://www.richardson.ca

Draft: St. Lawrence Seaway maximum

Equipment:

  • 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.

Bulk and Breakbulk Facilities

Piers 12 and 14
Federal Marine Terminals
Mike Kirkpatrick
905.528.8741
mkirkpatrick@fedmar.com
http://www.fmtcargo.com

Piers 8, 10, 22 and 26
Great Lakes Stevedoring Co. Ltd.
Bruce Graham
905.529.2355
bgraham@qsl.com
http://www.qsl.com

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