Ports & Terminals

The Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System connects more than 110 commercial ports in the U.S. and Canada. Find port news, developments, project updates, and facility improvements here.

Container Service Begins in New Hamilton Rail Terminal

Hamilton Container Terminal (HCT), in collaboration with Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA Ports), and Canadian National Railway (CN), have created a direct intermodal rail service between Hamilton, ON and Montreal, QC.... Read More

Hwy H2O Signs Agreement with Seaports of Niedersachsen

In an effort to build international trade on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System, Highway H2O (Hwy H2O) has entered into an agreement with the Seaports of Niedersachsen (SoN). During... Read More

Great Lakes Ports Call for Fair Share of Infrastructure Grants

The American Great Lakes Ports Association (AGLPA) is asking the federal government for regional equity in the distribution of Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP) grants. The AGLPA has sent a... Read More

Survey Results Show $8.4 Billion Committed to Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Shipping

A binational coalition of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence maritime organizations have released a new survey of infrastructure investments by both the public and private sector in the Great Lakes-St.... Read More

HOPA Named World’s Best Dry Bulk Port

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has been named the world’s Best Dry Bulk Port. The award was presented at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards gala in London, England, on... Read More

Two Great Lakes Ports Receive MARAD Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced plans to invest $653 million in 41 port improvement projects across the nation, including two along the Great Lakes. As... Read More

Warehouse Expansion Opens at Clure Public Marine Terminal

A newly constructed 56,000-square-foot warehouse opened at the Clure Public Marine Terminal this month, featuring five truck bays and an enclosed railcar dock. The new structure expands an existing 88,000-square-foot... Read More

The Backbone of Economic Development

The state of Ohio builds on its maritime assets Growing up near the banks of the Ohio River on the west side of Cincinnati, as a child, it was always... Read More

$200 Million Lantic Sugar Expansion Plan at Port of Montreal

Lantic Sugar, which has a plant on Notre-Dame Street East on Port of Montreal territory, has announced a vast expansion and modernization project. The $200 million overhaul will make it... Read More

Preparing for the Future: Jody Peacock Focused on Growth as New Ports of Indiana CEO

Ports of Indiana’s new CEO is not new to the statewide port authority, which operates three ports on the Great Lakes and Ohio River. After serving 22 years in various... Read More

Port of Toledo Supports $906 Million in Economic Activity

The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has shared the results of the Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Port of Toledo, a report documenting the many contributions made by the... Read More