Want to know a little bit more about the Port of Toronto? Here is a list of the services we provide.

Port of Toronto Services

Marine Cargo

  • General cargo
  • Bulk cargo
  • Heavy lift/project cargo
  • Storage, handling, loading

Intermodal

  • Large paved container yard facilities
  • Fleet of container cranes
  • Electrical plugs for reefers
  • Fast loading, unloading service
  • CN/CP rail service

Facilities

  • ISPS Code Facility
  • 24 / 7 Security
  • RO/RO dock
  • Fenced and paved yard

Tonnage: 2016

  • Total tonnage: 1,874,035 tonnes
  • Domestic bulk tonnage:  1,154,339 tonnes
  • Overseas bulk tonnage: 515,705 tonnes
  • General cargo tonnage: 83 tonnes
  • Warehousing: 3,908 tonnes

Container Services

  • Electrical outlets for reefers
  • Container storage
  • Cargo storage – heated
  • Inside loading/unloading of rail or truck
  • Cargo handling expertise
  • High volume, quick response times

Storage

  • Marine Terminal 51: large indoor storage adjacent to berths with high ceilings and large cargo doors (150,000 sq. ft/13,900 sq. m)
  • Warehouse 52: large heated indoor storage area with multiple bays for indoor service for truck and container, as well as inside rail spur (100,000 sq. ft/9,300 sq. m)
  • Large, fully paved yard for outside storage
  • 24-hour security

Features

  • Excellent connections to expressways and on site rail service by both Canada's railways, CN and CP
  • Close proximity to downtown Toronto
  • Inside rail loading dock
  • Inside truck loading
  • Many container bays
  • Entire yard is paved, fenced and is customs bonded

Domestic Tonnage Breakdown: 2016

  • Salt: 497,775 tonnes
  • Cement: 690,357 tonnes
  • Stone: 166,207 tonnes

Works & Environmental Services Department

Department Overview

  • Harbour maintenance
  • Engineering services
  • Lakefilling and shoreline protection
  • Facility maintenance
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Special maintenance
  • Marine services

Harbour Maintenance

  • Harbour Hotline Program
  • Harbour clean-up
  • Maintenance dredging
  • Navigation aids

Maintenance Dredging

  • Survey, sounding and engineering
  • Keating Channel dredging
  • Inner/outer harbour dredging
  • Entrance channel dredging
  • Ashbridges Bay dredging

Lakefilling and Shoreline Protection

  • Confined disposal facility
  • Leslie Street endikement project
  • Shoreline monitoring
  • Future armouring

Equipment Maintenance

  • On road light vehicles
  • On road heavy vehicles
  • Off road vehicles
  • Variety of construction equipment
  • Marine vessels and barges
  • Container crane
  • 300 ton Atlas crane top handlers
  • Floating crane / dredger

Marine Services

  • Electric power for ships
  • Supply of fresh water for ships
  • Dry dock facility
  • Ship safety inspection
  • Ice breaking

Engineering Services

  • Coastal
  • Marine structures
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental assessments

Harbour Clean-up

  • Driftwood collection; controlled area
  • Debris collection; uncontrolled areas
  • Floating hazards to navigation
  • Emergency response
  • Oil spill response

Navigation Aids

  • Lighthouse
  • Hazard markers
  • Small boat markers
  • Navigation buoys and beacons
  • RTK positioning

Facility Maintenance

  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Building envelope
  • Pavement
  • Ground maintenance
  • Site services
  • Dockwall surveys and repairs
  • Fendering and mooring bollards

Special Maintenance

  • Port bridges
  • Floating docks
  • Ferry ramps
  • Dockwall inspections and repairs
  • Airport runway lighting
  • Topographic and hydrographic surveys

Special Cargo Handling

  • Securing cargo on railcars
  • Securing cargo on vessels

Contact:

Mike Lamont, Manager of Works & Environmental Services
Phone: 416-462-1261 Extension 16
Fax: 416-462-3511
mlamont@portstoronto.com

Eric Piitz, Port Engineer
Phone: 416-863-2043
Fax: 416-863-0495
epiitz@portstoronto.com

 

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