2017 Green Marine Results

Hamilton Port Authority’s Green Marine results for 2017 have been released. Green Marine is a North American environmental certification program that creates a framework for marine companies to go beyond simple environmental regulatory compliance. Participants’ ranking for each performance indicator is on a 1-to-5 scale. Level 1 indicates meeting the regulatory standard, while level 5 indicates leadership and excellence. Hamilton …

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 …

Statement regarding the Port Fuels plasma gasification facility

Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and Port Fuels have mutually agreed to allow the due diligence lease at the Pier 15 site to expire. HPA is dealing with an acute shortage of develop-able employment land and the Port Fuels effort is taking much longer than they expected. As a result, HPA will move forward and begin to consider other options for …

Environmental Programs & Initiatives

Initiatives that contribute to a cleaner, greener Port of Hamilton, Hamilton Harbour and surrounding community: Randle Reef Construction work on the Engineered Containment Facility at Randle Reef has made excellent progress, with installation of the sheet pile walls that form the outer perimeter of the facility last season. Work will resume in the spring. HPA is proud to be an …

Green Power Coming to Port’s Pier 10

District Energy System is a Model for a Smart, Sustainable Port December 13, 2016 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and Hamilton Utilities Corporation (HUC), through its subsidiary HCE Energy Inc., are partnering to implement an Industrial District Energy System (IDES) on Pier 10 at the Port of Hamilton. The system will include an energy centre consisting of a …

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Energy Saving Innovations

At an operational level, HPA strives to continuously improve, bringing new ideas, technologies and partnerships to the task of improving the port’s environmental footprint. HPA’s maintenance team works closely with local utility, Horizon Utilities, to implement a range of energy-conservation techniques. In one of the port’s recently-renovated buildings, innovative retrofits have attracted $22,000 in conservation incentives and resulted in energy …