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RFP for Engineering Consulting Services for Wharf Condition Assessment & Upgrade Preliminary Design at Keefer Terminal

Thunder Bay Port Authority (TBPA) is seeking proposals from qualified engineering firms to provide engineering consulting services for the assessment of the current condition of wharves at Keefer Terminal including but not limited to assessing all the key components of the docks. The consultant shall determine the current load capacity and, if necessary, propose solutions […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Thunder Bay Port Authority will be held online on Wednesday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. This meeting will be open to the public through a live feed. To receive a link and joining instructions for the meeting, please contact the Port Authority at (807) 346-7390 or mel@tbport.on.ca. The Port Authority’s financial […]

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Busy September Brings Record Cargo

Keefer Terminal experienced a significant surge in general cargo traffic in September, making it the Terminal’s busiest month in recent history. Year-to-date cargo at Keefer Terminal has more than doubled from last year’s record year, with 48% of all 2023 cargo tonnage coming into Keefer Terminal in September alone. Freight included shipments of steel pipe, […]

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Port of Thunder Bay Selects Chris Heikkinen as new CEO

Endorsement Follows North American-Wide Search   Thunder Bay, ON – (Oct. 12, 2023) – The Port of Thunder Bay, announced today that its board of directors has chosen Chris Heikkinen as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Heikkinen, who currently serves as the port’s Director of Business Development and Terminal Operations, succeeds Tim Heney, the […]

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Thunder Bay Port Shipments Remain Strong

The Port of Thunder Bay has had a busy summer season with strong shipments of grain, potash, and general cargo.   As of August 31, 2023, crews at Thunder Bay elevators have loaded an extra 1 million metric tons (MT) of grain compared to the same period in 2022.  Total port grain shipments are just […]

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Supply Chain Partners Keep Canadian Grain Flowing at Port of Thunder Bay

Prairie grain farmers are fulfilling increased demand for Canadian grain in Europe and North Africa thanks to an efficient supply chain and ready capacity at the Port of Thunder Bay.  Grain elevators in Thunder Bay, Canada’s furthest inland port, are experiencing a surge in grain throughput.  The global pandemic has created voids in grain supply […]

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Grain Surge Eases, Other Cargoes Rebound in Port of Thunder Bay

The June cargo tally at the Port of Thunder Bay is indicating a return to normal after a year of remarkable grain volumes. Year-to-date grain shipments remain above average, but well behind last year’s peak volumes. The record Prairie grain stock from 2020 has been substantially moved to market due to strong rail movement to […]

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Supply Chain Partners Keep Canadian Grain Flowing at Port of Thunder Bay

Prairie grain farmers are fulfilling increased demand for Canadian grain in Europe and North Africa thanks to an efficient supply chain and ready capacity at the Port of Thunder Bay.  Grain elevators in Thunder Bay, Canada’s furthest inland port, are experiencing a surge in grain throughput.  The global pandemic has created voids in grain supply […]

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Port of Thunder Bay Shipping Season Begins

For the first time on record, a tug and barge has opened the Port of Thunder Bay shipping season.  The 2020 navigation season officially began with the arrival of the Tug Sharon M1 and Barge Huron Spirit on Thursday evening.  The vessel combination came abeam of the Mission Pier entrance at 21:30 March 26, 2020.Owned […]

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Message to Port Stakeholders

With ramped-up health and safety measures in place, the shipping season will commence in the Port of Thunder Bay this week. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, marine shipping is vital to the integrity of the Canadian and global supply chain.Following all guidelines set by Transport Canada in consultation with the Public Health Agency […]

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