The Port | Cargo & Opportunities

Appetite for investment in Hamilton’s growing food cluster

In the space of a few short years, the Port of Hamilton has emerged as southern Ontario’s primary export gateway for Ontario-grown grain, and the nucleus of an expanding food cluster within the...

Facilities expand to handle more refrigerated shipments

By Keith Norbury Judging from recent expansions at Canada’s major ports that include additional infrastructure for handling refrigerated containers, the country’s cool cargo business appears to be...

Global Cold Chain Expo draws Canadian companies to Chicago

Several Canadian companies will exhibit at the Global Cold Chain Expo in Chicago in late June. Among the Canuck exhibitors is Vancouver-headquartered VersaCold, which operates Canada's largest...
By Keith Norbury Canada’s two major railways are each ramping up their cold chain game. Canadian Pacific Railway in February launched a trademarked TempPro service
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By Keith Norbury B.C.’s biggest export of chilled cargo — farmed salmon — and a proposal to build’s Canada’s largest container terminal, with storage for
Business and Economy, Environment, Featured, Government and Regulation, Keith Norbury
By R. Bruce Striegler Marine shipping analyst Alphaliner notes the recent major Japanese container line merger, comprising NYK, Mitsui OSK Lines and K Line, is
Bruce Striegler, Business and Economy, Featured, Ocean Carriers
The piers, railway tracks, warehouses and roads of the Port of Hamilton represent important components of Canada’s national transportation system. Maintaining and improving these assets
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By Brian Dunn McKeil Marine of Burlington, ON, has been chosen as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2018 by Deloitte Canada’s leading business
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Vice By Brian Dunn For the past two decades, MSC has offered reefer services to and from Canada. These services are growing, as they are
Brian Dunn, Business and Economy, Featured, Ocean Carriers

Sustainability journey reaches first milestone

Hamilton Port Authority released its first ever Sustainability Report this year, as part of a new strategic direction.“We believe that we operate with a social license that requires us to consider many perspectives,” explained Larissa Fenn, HPA’s Director of Public...

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Port employment partnership in the works

Hamilton’s transportation network is a major part of the city’s unique economic advantage, with access to road, rail, marine and air modes for the movement of goods. At the Port of Hamilton alone, more than 2,100 people work in a variety of transportation-intensive...

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