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HOPA releases 2020 Sustainability Report

  Hamilton and Oshawa ports (HOPA) has released its Summary Report of Sustainable Actions in 2020. The annual report outlines HOPA’s ongoing commitment to transparency, and explores what the port does, how it interacts with the community, and how decisions are made to support social, environmental and economic sustainability. You can access the report HERE

Hamilton port partners launch container ship service to Montreal

   HAMILTON, Ontario – Nearly 300 containers were being loaded June 11 onto the M/V Sedna Desgagnés at the Port of Hamilton, as part of a new short sea shipping service launched by Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT) in very close collaboration with Desgagnés. Bound for the Port of Montreal, this new container service was developed …

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HCT launching a Hamilton-Montreal container service

  HAMILTON, ON, – Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in partnership with the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) and Desgagnés, is taking the first step in developing a container feeder service between Hamilton and Montreal. Docking at Hamilton’s Pier 14, the M/V Sedna Desgagnés is due to make the new service’s first voyage June 10. This shipment …

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New multimodal hub on Welland Canal

Thorold, ON – An innovative industrial site along the international Welland Canal invites companies to join a new complex destined to be a game-changer. The Thorold Multimodal Hub, in the heart of Niagara, Canada, is offering more than 500,000 square feet of available indoor warehouse and 200-acre outdoor storage and material handling space, providing flexible solutions that …

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Seaway grain shipments continue sharp gains

Port of Thunder Bay The global pandemic continued to impact cargo volume in certain commodities on the St. Lawrence Seaway, but Canadian grain shipments continued to show impressive gains, topping 6.2 million tonnes in the April 1 to end September commercial navigation period. This represented a 20% increase from a year earlier. Overall shipments through …

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CSL’s MV Thunder Bay Crew Assists in Rescue Operation near Hamilton

(photo CSL)   At approximately 0200 on July 15, Captain David Ingram of MVThunder Bay reported a distress call made as he departed the Port of Hamilton. Three individuals on a small inflatable floating object were drifting within the port limits.   Captain Ingram flashed the deck lights and located the floating object and the individuals …

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L’équipage du MV Thunder Bay de CSL participe à une opération de sauvetage près de Hamilton

(photo CSL) Le 15 juillet vers 2 heures du matin, le capitaine David Ingram du MV Thunder Bay a signalé un appel de détresse lancé alors qu’il quittait le port de Hamilton. Trois personnes à bord d’un petit objet flottant gonflable dérivaient dans les limites du port.  Le capitaine Ingram a allumé les feux de pont …

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Le volume des cargaisons sur les Grands Lacs et la Voie maritime s’améliore en juin

(photo Thunder Bay par Michael Hull)   Les ports canadiens sur les Grands Lacs et la Voie maritime du Saint-Laurent ont affiché une augmentation des cargaisons en juin grâce aux exportations de céréales, aux facteurs de production agricoles, ainsi qu’à la reprise dans le domaine des matériaux de construction. La Voie maritime du Saint-Laurent a déclaré que …

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COVID-19 provokes mixed results for Canadian Great Lakes-Seaway Ports

Tonnage reports from Canadian ports for the first five weeks of the Great Lakes-Seaway shipping season are mixed, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.   “The shipping industry is starting to notice changes in demand for certain commodities,” says Bruce Burrows, President and CEO of the Chamber of Marine Commerce. “We continue to see an …

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