Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority

Sweet Deal for HOPA Ports

SucroCan Sourcing LLC has announced plans to build Canada’s largest sugar refinery at the Port of Hamilton, Ontario, on lands owned by HOPA Ports (Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority). The new refinery is expected

Rendering of Plastic Express’ new building at the CSX-served Central Port Logistics Center in Savannah, Ga. (Capital Development Partners Rendering)
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Industrial Development Briefs: Plastic Express, Thorold Multimodal Hub

Logistics company Plastic Express has signed a lease at the CSX-served Central Port Logistics Center in Savannah, Ga. Also, the Thorold Multimodal Hub, a joint venture of BMI Group and HOPA (Hamilton Oshawa Port Authority) Ports in Ontario, Canada, has received a 2023 Brownie Award from the Canadian Brownfields Network.

Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra

Transport Canada to Invest C$5MM in New Transload Facility

The government of Canada will invest nearly C$5 million in funding under the National Trade Corridors National Trade Corridors Fund for the Building Capacity in Canada’s Steel Supply Chain project, Transport Canada announced on Nov. 9. The approximately $10 million project, which will be undertaken by the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA), will “relieve supply chain congestion at the Port of Hamilton.”

Under a switching agreement, CIO Railways is now using existing CN track to serve Bioveld Canada’s Thorold Multimodal Hub in the Niagara Region of Ontario. (Photograph of a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony, courtesy of HOPA Ports.)

Intermodal Roundup: HOPA Ports, POLB

GIO Railways Corporation has signed a switching agreement with Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authority (HOPA) and Bioveld Canada to return rail service to a 200-acre industrial complex in the Niagara Region of Ontario. Also, May was the second-busiest month on record for the Port of Long Beach in California.