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Prairie exports power busy month

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See the latest cargo statistics for the Port of Thunder Bay   Follow us for more updates Linkedin Twitter The Port of Thunder Bay is reporting above-average cargo tonnage as of October 31.  Port terminals have handled 6.9 million metric tonnes of cargo so far this season.  This figure is 10% higher than last year […]

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Port Volumes Up

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The Port of Thunder Bay is reporting strong cargo volumes at the end of June.  Shipments of Prairie grain, the port’s primary commodity, remained ahead of last year’s pace in June, continuing a three-month trend.   Year-to-date grain volumes of 2.5 million metric tonnes (MT) are 9% higher than the same period last year.  This […]

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Opening of Navigation ‘Top Hat’ Ceremony

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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

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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

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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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Terminal Reconfiguration Update

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The Port of Thunder Bay is reconfiguring its Project Cargo Terminal to accommodate growing demand, improve cargo handling efficiency, and expand storage and staging options for shippers. Thunder Bay is a supply chain hub for dimensional cargo destined for Western Canada. The port regularly handles wind turbines, mining equipment, structural steel, and electrical infrastructure, among […]

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Shipping Season Begins in Port of Thunder Bay

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The 2017 shipping season has begun in the Port of Thunder Bay.  MV Manitoulin arrived in Thunder Bay this morning, Friday March 24, making it the earliest season opening for the Port of Thunder Bay since 2008. Thunder Bay Port Authority along with the City of Thunder Bay and the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce will hold […]

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