Applications sought for HOPA Board of Directors

Call for Nominations to Serve on the Board of the Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) Class 2 Port Users Pursuant to the procedure established by Section 4.6 of the Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority’s Letters Patent, the Nominating Committee of the Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports) is now seeking nominations from Class 2 Port Users for candidates to be …

HOPA Ports closes out the 2019 season surpassing 10 million tonnes

First year a wrap as amalgamated Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority January 28, 2020 HAMILTON AND OSHAWA, ON – Cargo volumes exceeded 10.5 million metric tonnes (MT) at the newly-amalgamated ports of Hamilton and Oshawa in 2019. The Port of Hamilton saw cargo volumes totalling just over 10 million MT, comprised of steelmaking commodities, grain, fertilizer, aggregates, road fuel and others. The …

Message on the passing of Bruce McArthur

The staff and board of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority extend our condolences upon the passing of Mr. Bruce McArthur. Mr. McArthur served as a member of the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority board of directors from the time of amalgamation in June 2019. Prior to that, Bruce served as a member of the Oshawa Port Authority board of directors for several years. …

Port Tariff Update

Pursuant to section(s) 49 through 53 of the Canada Marine Act, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) hereby gives notice that effective March 1, 2020, HOPA’s shipping related tariffs will increase 2% over 2019 levels (some exceptions apply). View the updated tariffs. The purpose of this announcement is to notify the industry and public of these changes. Any interested person is …

Owen receiving scholarship

Meet McMaster University’s 2019 HOPA Scholarship Recipient

November 29, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Please join us in congratulating this year’s Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority scholarship recipient at McMaster University, Owen Angus-Yamada. Now in his fourth and final year, Owen is finishing his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster’s DeGroote School of Business. HOPA Ports was proud to attend the DeGroote School of Business Undergraduate Awards Recognition Reception …

$18,000 Donation to Help Secure a Bright Future for Hamilton’s At-Risk Youth

November 6, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) CEO, Ian Hamilton and team presented a $18,000 donation to Liberty for Youth (LFY), in support of its Bright Choices program, after the Road2Hope 5km run this past weekend. LFY’s Bight Choices program serves approximately 100 Hamilton youth each year, who are struggling or at-risk of dropping out, by …

Introducing HOPA Ports

The New Face of a Familiar Maritime Industry Leader September 26, 2019 Hamilton & Oshawa, ON — Following its amalgamation in June, the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (or HOPA) had a unique opportunity to reposition itself. The Port Authority sought a modern brand and visual identity that would resonate in Hamilton and Oshawa, and convey its evolution into a progressive maritime …

New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at 605 James St. N

September 25, 2019 Hamilton, ON – Aside from a few key locations, a recent report found Hamilton ranks last in the number of electric vehicle chargers per capita compared to 18 other similar municipalities. We know burning fossil fuels for transportation is one of the top contributors of greenhouse gas emissions in North America, and changing how we get around …

Help plan the future of Fisherman’s Pier!

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority wants your help to plan the future for Fisherman’s Pier! Fisherman’s Pier is located at the entrance to the Hamilton Harbour at the shipping canal. The canal marks the municipal boundary between Hamilton and Burlington. The area includes land on both sides of the canal and many notable landmarks such as the Lift Bridge, Skyway Bridge, …