Security

Port Security

The Port of Hamilton is a secured facility, with access restricted to authorized individuals

Hamilton Port Authority Security Overview

The Port of Hamilton is a secured facility, with access restricted to authorized individuals with need and right to access port areas. Card readers at the various electronic gates will provide access to individuals holding a Port Security Access Card (PSAC) issued by the Port Security Centre.

Individuals without a PSAC must proceed to the Port Security Centre at 450 Sherman Ave to acquire a PSAC.

Port Security Centre

450 Sherman Ave
Hamilton, Ontario
905.525.3412 – 24 Hours
hmo@hamiltonport.ca
pdf icon Directions to the Port Security Centre

Swing Gates
The Pier 26 swing gates and the Hillyard St. swing gates at Evans McKeil Way are closed 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Access may be arranged by calling the Port Security Centre.

Visitors to port property must be accompanied at all times by a person with a valid PSAC.

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Security and Emergency Contact Information

CALL 911 FIRST IN ANY EMERGENCY SITUATION
To report marine and/or rail emergencies or to report suspicious activity call:

Harbour Master’s Office / Port Patrol
905.525.3412 – 24 Hours
and then call:

Transport Canada Emergency Reporting Centre
1.888.857.4003 – 24 Hours

Environmental Emergency Spills Action Centre (SAC)
1.800.268.6060

Ships in Port
See the vessels coming and going from Hamilton Harbour.
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PSAC Card
Individuals doing business inside the port’s secure areas must obtain a port security access card.
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MARSEC Levels
The Port of Hamilton follows the MARSEC maritime security protocol.
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