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 …

Optimizing the Great Lakes Trade Corridor

Almost 60 years after the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway opened, how can we optimize the Great Lakes region’s role as a trade corridor? When the Seaway opened in 1959, it marked the completion of one of North America’s greatest infrastructure projects: a marine highway connecting Great Lakes cities to the Atlantic. “It has moved the ocean a thousand miles inland,” …

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 …

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Economic Advantage: Hamilton as a Port City

The Port of Hamilton is an important economic engine in its local community, and throughout the surrounding region. Let’s take a closer look at the economic impact of Ontario’s biggest port: More than 2,100 people work on-site at port terminals, on shop-floors and in warehouses. A further 1,979 have an indirect or induced employment connection with the Port, providing goods …

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