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Port of Thunder Bay Facilities

The Port of Thunder Bay has eight grain elevators, four dry bulk facilities, two liquid bulk facilities and one general cargo terminal for project cargo, break bulk and forest products.  To access contact information for the facilities, click here

Grain Facilities 

  • imageThe Port of Thunder Bay has the largest grain storage capacity in North America
  • There are eight operational grain terminals with a total storage capacity of 1.2 million tonnes
  • Thunder Bay has the fastest grain ship turnaround time of all western Canadian ports
  • Wheat, durum, canola, coarse grains, oilseeds, feed grains, peas and other pulse crops as well as various grain by-products are handled by the terminal operators.
  • Loading rates at the terminals range from 1,000 to 3,400 tonnes/hour
To learn more about one of Thunder Bay's grain facilities, click on the link:

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Operating Company/Facility
Storage Capacity (MT)
Superior Elevator (Cargill Ltd. &
Parrish & Heimbecker)
176,000
Canada Malting Co. Ltd.
62,800
Richardson International Limited
208,500
G3
136,500
Viterra A & B
362,600
Richardson International Limited
231,000
Western Grain By-Products Storage Ltd.
40,000

 

  Dry Bulk Facilities

  • imageCoal from western Canada is shipped from Thunder Bay to domestic and international destinations
  • Other outbound dry bulk cargoes include potash, urea and various agri-products
  • Inbound dry bulk cargoes include construction aggregate and road salt
  • Assets include 11 million tonnes of storage capacity, loop tracks, access to CN and CP railways
To learn more about one of Thunder Bay's dry bulk facilities, click on the link: 
Operating Company/Facility
Dry Bulk Cargoes
Lafarge
Inbound aggregate
MobilEx Terminal
Outbound potash and agri-products 
Thunder Bay Terminals
Outbound coal, potash, urea and various agri-products
Valley Camp
Inbound road salt

  

Liquid Bulk Facilities

  • imageInbound petroleum products for use in Northwestern Ontario
  • Inbound liquid chemical products
To learn more about one of Thunder Bay's liquid bulk facilities, click on the link:
Operating Company/Facility
Liquid Bulk Cargoes
Pollard Highway Products
Chemical products
Suncor
Petroleum products

 

General Cargo Facility

  • imageKeefer Terminal is Thunder Bay's first-class general cargo facility handling project cargo, break bulk, and forest products
  • Specializing in wind energy cargo and dimensional cargo destined for western Canadian wind farms, mines and the Oilsands
To learn more about western Canada's Project Cargo Gateway and Keefer Terminal, click here.