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.

Building a Resilient Network

Ontario starts big push for maritime operations Efforts are underway to expand Ontario’s maritime sector over the next 10 years. The province of Ontario announced a new marine transportation strategy... Read More

Collaborating for a Green Future

Green shipping corridor created between Quebec and Newfoundland Efforts are now underway to create the first domestic green shipping corridor between Quebec and Newfoundland. The Montreal Port Authority (MPA), Oceanex... Read More

New Shore Power System for Port of Montreal

After several months of work, a new shore power system was recently installed in section 73 of the Port of Montreal specifically for the Juno Marie. The small oil tanker... Read More

EPA Clean Ports Program Accepting Grant Applications

On February 28, EPA announced the Clean Ports Program grant competitions. Two Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) are open now until the application window closes on May 28, 2024, at... Read More

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