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Our position as the first U.S. port of call on the Great Lakes has made us one of the most productive ports in North America and abroad.

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About the Port Authority

The Port of Oswego is the first U.S. port of call and deepwater port on the Great Lakes from the St. Lawrence Seaway. Located on Lake Ontario on route to the interior of North

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Port Capabilities

The Port of Oswego handles more than a million tons annually. Commodities Handled: * Aluminum – ingots, recycled magnesium scrap * Steel – rebar, billets

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Administration

Our position as the first U.S. port of call on the Great Lakes has made us one of the most productive ports in North America and abroad.

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Gallery of Photos

View the many vessels that have come to the Port Authority throughout the years.

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History

During the 1650s, French explorers were the first Europeans to visit the mouth of a river, now called Oswego, pouring into a great lake, now called Ontario.

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Facilities

Our position as the first U.S. port of call on the Great Lakes has made us one of the most productive ports in North America and abroad.

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MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Port of Oswego Authority is to serve as an economic catalyst in the Central New York Development Council District Region by providing diversified and efficient transportation services and conducting operations in a manner that promotes regional and international growth and development while being mindful of our responsibility to serve as a steward of the environment.
Adopted - September 28, 2011
Revised - March 8, 2017

Our Location


1 East 2nd Street Oswego, NY 13126
Phone : (315) 343-4503

News

Public Notice

The Port of Oswego Authority pursuant to Public Authorities Law, Port of Oswego Authority Section 1354 is developing a Comprehensive PlanA Zoom public hearing will be held on November 5, 2020.  Information on the plan and the hearing can be found at the ports web site,  http:/portoswego.com.  Comments will be accepted at shipping@portoswego.com until November 5, 2020. A link to the zoom meeting will be posted here on November 4, 2020. 

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Board Meetings

Due to COVID-19 and in complliance with New York State Governor Cuomo's Executive Order on social distancing all monthly board meetings wi

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