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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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 […]
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. […]
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 […]