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Opening of Navigation ‘Top Hat’ Ceremony

The 2019 navigation season has officially begun in the Port of Thunder Bay with the arrival of two vessels on Thursday, March 28.  MV Kaministiqua arrived at 08:00 Thursday morning to take the Top Hat title, an honour bestowed upon the first vessel to transit Lake Superior and arrive in the Port of Thunder Bay […]

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Port of Thunder Bay Reports End to Strong Shipping Season

The final vessel of the shipping season departed the Port of Thunder Bay Sunday, January 13, capping off a busy end to another good year at the Lake Superior port.  MV Kaministiqua is headed for Windsor with a load of canola from the Canadian prairies. Kaministiqua was one of 65 vessels to call the port […]

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Ocean Vessel Traffic Boosting Cargo Volumes as Season-end Nears

The Port of Thunder Bay had very high ocean vessel traffic in the month of November, a trend that is continuing in December and making for a strong end to the shipping season. Twenty ocean vessels – commonly referred to as ‘salties’ – called the Port in November to load or unload with internationally-trading cargo. […]

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