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 …

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 …

Rail Growth on Track

“The right mode at the right time,” has been a mantra of the Hamilton Port Authority throughout its recent, investment-intensive years. HPA has been taking steps to ensure that port infrastructure keeps pace with modern needs and that port users have robust multimodal access, particularly when it comes to rail. Two of the port’s most recent investment announcements, the new …