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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

Port of Oswego Economic Impacts Study Released - Supports $26.7M in Economic Activity, More than 209 Jobs
Oswego County Today 09/24/2018 

OSWEGO - The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership announced the release of Economic Impacts of the Port of Oswego, a report documenting the many contributions made by the port and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the city of Oswego, Oswego County, state of New York and Great Lakes region.

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Board Meetings

Meetings will typically be held the first Monday of each month at 5:30pm in the Port of Oswego Authority Conference Room located at 1 East Second Street, Oswego NY.

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