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.

Seaway Development Officials Travel to Germany for Business Networking

Officials from the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS) and interested regional stakeholders are taking two European marketing trips in 2023. The first trip took place May 9-16... Read More

Indiana Ranked Second Among Great Lakes Ports

For the first time ever, Indiana ports rank first among inland ports and second among Great Lakes ports for cargo shipments. Recent changes to federal port rankings caused Indiana to move from having multiple small port districts and many... Read More

Funding for Port Weller Dry Docks Cargo Terminal Project

Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, has announced an investment of up to $5.2 million, under the National Trade Corridors Fund, for the second phase of the Port... Read More

Artificial Intelligence And Its Role In Maritime

Supply chain problems impacted nearly everyone across the United States over the past few years. The videos and photos capturing ships backed up and waiting to be unloaded at the... Read More

United States Launches $4 Billion Initiative to Electrify Ports

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the initial steps in the development of programs that will invest $4 billion from the Inflation Reduction Act in the nation’s port... Read More

Working To Build Great Lakes And European Commerce

Efforts to expand Great Lakes trade and commerce were the focus of two high-profile, concurrent international events in October. One event, October 3-6, was organized by The Conference of Great... Read More

Ports Protect Assets Through Cybersecurity Plans

While U.S. ports have focused efforts on maintaining safety and security for years, increasing reliance on technology means some ports are now taking an even closer look at their cybersecurity.... Read More

Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority Exploring Use of Green Hydrogen

 Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atura Power to acquire green hydrogen as part of its commitment to supporting the growth of clean energy and reducing its... Read More

HOPA Celebrates Start of Shipping Season

The Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) has celebrated the start of the 2023 shipping season with the ceremonial presentation of the Top Hat to the captain of the first vessel to... Read More

HOPA Ports Celebrates Facilities Expansions

For the second year in a row, the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers have named the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) as a top employer for the Hamilton-Niagara region. With... Read More