Record year for agricultural shipments through the Port of Hamilton

  Hamilton, ON – The Port of Hamilton continues to expand its role as a leading transportation hub for Ontario’s agri-food sector. In 2017, the port handled its highest-ever total of agricultural products. Close to 2.3 million metric tonnes (MT) of commodities such as Ontario-grown corn, wheat and soybeans, as well as canola, sugar, potash and other fertilizers were handled …

HPA contribution to CBC-Hamilton series, “Hamilton’s Identity Crisis”

The ongoing CBC Hamilton series asks good questions: who are we, and what do we want to become? Hamilton is clearly changing as a result of a convergence of forces – some planned; some unforeseen; some local; some global. But we would suggest that as much as the ‘old Hamilton’ is being replaced by the new, in some cases transformation …

Mid-Season Tonnage Trends

Cargo tonnage as of the end of August shows the Port on-par with the same period in 2016. Commodities like salt, grain and fertilizer are all showing strong results at the mid-point in the 2017 shipping season. While it is a major export hub for Ontario-grown grain, the Port of Hamilton is also one of the most important entry points …

New G3 Canada Ltd. Terminal Opens its Doors

The new G3 Canada terminal, located on Eastport Drive at the Port of Hamilton is open for business. This $50 million investment in Hamilton’s agri-food sector is a major addition to the Port’s role as an export gateway for Ontario-grown grain. The new terminal features: ·       50,000 MT storage and handling facility ·       Rapid truck unload in under 5 minutes …

Mid-season tonnage trends

Cargo tonnage as of the end of August shows the Port on-par with the same period in 2016. Commodities like salt, grain and fertilizer are all showing strong results at the mid-point in the 2017 shipping season. While it is a major export hub for Ontario-grown grain, the Port of Hamilton is also one of the most important entry points …

Richardson International (Hamilton) celebrated for environmental leadership

Richardson directs $5,000 donation from annual Port of Hamilton environment award to Hamilton Naturalists’ Club September 8, 2017 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) is pleased to announce the winner of its annual Environmental Excellence Award: Richardson International. Richardson operates a terminal in the Port’s Eastport area that provides Ontario growers of soybeans, wheat and corn with export access …

Port of Hamilton releases results of 2016 shipping season

Hamilton, ON – The Hamilton Port Authority has released its cargo results for the 2016 shipping season. In 2016, 562 vessels visited the Port of Hamilton, carrying 9,277,282 MT of cargo, edging out the 2015 season total by 0.4%. Hamilton continues to hold its position as the largest Canadian Great Lakes port (as measured by cargo volume). This modest increase …

Under Construction

Have you noticed some new structures going up around the port? They are part of the busy construction program underway in 2016/2017. Eastport – Pier 26: New G3 grain silos. Part of a $50 million, 50,000 tonne grain export terminal. Westport – Pier 10: New Parrish & Heimbecker flour mill. The first new flour mill built in Ontario in 75 …