2019 Port Tariff Increases

Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton Port Authority hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2019, the Hamilton Port Authority’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2018 levels.  The tariffs are posted on the corporate web site at http://www.hamiltonport.ca/tariffs The purpose of this announcement is to notify the industry and public of …

HPA Supports Liberty for Youth with 100 Book Donation for Giving Tuesday

Photo: Fredrick Dryden and Sharon Clark in Ottawa last week supporting and raising awareness for vulnerable youth. Some of the books were given to the Department of Justice, Operation Come Home, and MPs at a round table discussion. The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has purchased the first 100 copies of Fredrick Dryden’s new book Running for Their Lives and has donated …

Sharing the Warmth

This season Hamilton Port Authority staff, along with Port Partners Bermingham Foundations and Heddle Marine Services, collected 80 coats for Good Shepherd Hamilton. Since 2013, 596 coats have been collected to help keep families in our community warm.  Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Port of Hamilton Share the Warmth Coat Drive!

Port of Hamilton receives $17.7 million federal government investment to modernize port infrastructure

November 13, 2018 HAMILTON, ON – Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited Hamilton to announce an investment of $17.7 million in the Port of Hamilton from the National Trade Corridors Fund (NTCF). The federal investment will be matched by the Hamilton Port Authority (HPA), in support of the port’s $35.45 million Westport Modernization Project. This project will see port lands used …

Beach Canal Lighthouse Group Annual General Meeting

Join the Beach Canal Lighthouse Group for their Annual General Meeting. The meeting will feature guest speaker Robert Mazza who will be speaking on “The Lighthouse and the Yacht Club- 25 Years as Good Neighbors” including the Golden Age of Yachting. Date: Sunday November 4th, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm Location: 6th floor, Hamilton Port Authority Building, 605 James Street North, …

Hamilton Port Authority and Mission to Seafarers reach out to marine industry workers experiencing critical incident stress

Hamilton, ON — The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) and the Mission to Seafarers Southern Ontario (MTSSO) have partnered to launch a campaign intended to help marine industry workers experiencing critical incident stress. Critical incident stress is the response an individual experiences following traumatic event. In the workplace, an accident or death, extreme weather event, or ship-board event are all traumatic …

Burlington Canal Lighthouse 160th Birthday Celebration

The Beach Canal Lighthouse Group and the Hamilton Port Authority invite you to the 160th Anniversary Celebration of the Burlington Canal Lighthouse. This free event features guided tours, birthday cake, children’s crafts, prizes, souvenirs, and more! DATE: Saturday October 20th RAIN DATE: Sunday October 21st TIME: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOCATION: At the Lighthouse 1155 Beach Boulevard Hamilton, ON …

Pollinators Welcome! – HPA Plants Second Pollinator Garden on Port Lands

The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has planted a second pollinator garden, located on the northwest side of HPA headquarters at 605 James Street. The garden was planted with the help of volunteers and staff from the Hamilton Naturalists’ Club, Environment Hamilton and HPA. Plants were chosen that are native to Southern Ontario and are pollinator friendly. Some of the species …