Facilities

The Port of Toronto is strategically located minutes from Toronto’s downtown core and is connected to major rail and road transportation. The Port offers ample space to serve varied shipping needs.

The Port's terminal operations occupy 50 acres (20 hectares) and include the following facilities:

  • Seven marine berths all, to St. Lawrence Seaway depth (27 feet or 8.2 metres).
  • Excellent connections to road and rail service
  • Marine terminal building with 150,000 sq. ft. (13,900 square metres) of storage, adjacent to the berths. The building has a smooth concrete floor, high ceilings, many large cargo doors, inside or outside loading, and a large truck dock
  • Container distribution centre with 100,000 sq. ft. (9,300 square metres) of heated storage, inside rail loading dock, inside truck docks, and many container bays. The building also has high ceilings; clean, smooth floor; and is well lit
  • The entire yard is paved, fenced, customs bonded, has 24-hour security, and is an ISPS Code Facility
  • Rail service by both of Canada's railroads, Canadian National and Canadian Pacific. Several sidings provide access throughout the area, including directly to the dock and inside the container distribution centre building
  • Excellent container yard includes container handling equipment and electrical plugs for reefers
  • An extensive list of handling equipment:
    • large mobile container toplifters - - 46 tonnes
    • large fleet of forklift trucks with lifting capacity of up to 50 tonnes. A wide range of attachments for handling various products such as steel, woodpulp, forest product rolls, drums, etc.
  • A large maintenance centre for maintaining/repairing the equipment