Hamilton Container Terminal Grows with New Services

The Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT) opened for business in 2018, filling a critical need in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area transportation network. Since then, HCT has been steadily growing its business, adding new customers, partners and services. Located at Pier 15, the new terminal has been improving delivery times and streamlining truck traffic within the GTHA, reducing the need to travel …

Westport Modernization Project Gets Underway

The Port of Hamilton has received $17.7 million in federal government funding to modernize port infrastructure. Transport Minister Marc Garneau visited Hamilton to announce the investment in the Port of Hamilton from the National Trade Corridor Fund (NTCF), which will be matched by HPA, in support of the Port’s $35.5 million Westport Modernization Project. The project will see port lands …

Careers at the Port

HPA and City School by Mohawk have partnered to help connect students and local job seekers with employment opportunities at the Port of Hamilton. City School by Mohawk will be offering a new free course titled ‘Careers at the Port’ beginning in January 2019. This six-week, non-credit course will provide Hamilton residents with the opportunity to build skills, network with …

The Heart of Turtle Island: The Niagara Escarpment

“She is not ours. This glorious treasure that is the Niagara Escarpment, is not the possession of any one person, group, race, or even nation. And yet, whether it exists by cosmic chance or divine decree it is the responsibility of we humans to steward it, and quite plainly, to protect it.” -James Howlett In support of stewardship and environmental …

Community News Roundup

Here Comes the Big Red Bus This fall HPA supported the CityKidz transportation program with a $5,000 donation, providing one full season of transportation to all youth in the CityYouth program. Transportation is one of the most critical components of the program, transporting youth door-to-door, ensuring they get to and from CityYouth safely. Supporting Youth For Giving Tuesday, HPA purchased …

Sharing Our Harbour

Save the date!  Wednesday February 27, 2019 7:00PM Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, 555 Bay Street North, Hamilton More details to follow… 

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!