b'Great Lakes Activity tons of cement, 106,533 metric tons of aggregate, and nearly 160,000 metric tons of steel products, including coil, pipe, and OntheGreatLakes,theHamilton-OshawaPortAuthorityrebar,whichtransitedthroughtheporttoconstructionsites (HOPA) has seen its finished steel imports from Europe and Souththroughout theGreater Toronto Area.America have remained brisk since they were first triggered byAs Atlantic Canadas largest seaport (in volume terms), Port American tariffs. Were also paying attention to steel and otherSaint John (PSJ) in New Brunswick handles a diverse cargo base components required for the auto industry that normally comewhich includes breakbulk. Located within an FTZ, recent proj-out of Ukraine or Russia, said Ian Hamilton, president, and CEOects have included windmills and transformers arriving via both of Canadas biggest Great Lakes port.container,andbreakbulkspecificvessels,saidJaneBurchill, We believe theres already a pent-up North American demandcommunications, and sustainability specialist.for automobiles, household appliances and other steel-relatedOn terminal, we offer a number of different weight bearing items, Hamilton stated. capacity piers depending on the project needs, 35 acres of open A trio of tunnel boring machines (TBMs) recently arrived byarea for laydown, and over 550,000 square feet of dry warehousing ocean carriers in Ontarios Greater Golden Horseshoe, destinedoptions, said Birchill.for Metrolinxs Eglinton Crosstown West Extension and Scar- Come 2023, a new 2000 lbs. per square foot pier will be open, borough Subway Extension projects. Following a two-week jour- providing additional options for breakbulk cargo owners. Cou-ney last year across the Atlantic, the boring machines, one 12pled with three stevedoring options, an experienced unionized metres in diameter and the other two both 6.5 metres in diam- labor force, and access to competitive ancillary support services eter, arrived at the Hamilton-Oshawa Port Authoritys facilities. (including two Class I rail providers) PSJ ensures break bulk AllmanufacturedbyHerrenknechtinGermany,thelargerowners receive a one-stop service, she said.Scarborough Subway Extension TBM was delivered to the PortMeanwhile, on the West Coast, the Port of Vancouver serves as of Oshawa, and the other two for the Eglinton Crosstown Westthe Pacific Northwests major consolidation centre for breakbulk Extension project were delivered to the Port of Hamilton from thecargo such as forest products, steel, and machinery. Available Federal Delta vessel and were handled at Fednavs FMT terminal. statistics show breakbulk cargo decreasing by 3% to 9.6 million With construction inCanadaslargest city showing no signs oftons in the first six months of 2022. While log and pulp volumes slowing down, the Port of Toronto in 2022 moved 717,855 metricdeclined, basic metals surged by 18%.The MV Florence Spirit was the first of more than 150 vessels carrying key raw materials that are scheduled for delivery to ArcelorMittal Dofasco this year. 12 Canadian BreakbulkMarket Poised ForNew Developments'