Sterling Fuels Limited

3665 Russell Street
Windsor, Ontario N9C 1E9

Peter Kelly, Vice President

PHONE: (519) 253-4694
FAX: (519) 253-5120


STERLING FUELS LIMITED is strategically located on the Detroit River to serve the marine industry promptly and efficiently with quality petroleum products.

  • Large storage capacities
  • All grades of fuel available
  • Easy access to shipping channels
  • Maximum loading rates
  • Minimum fueling time
  • Waste oil and filter service available
  • Dependable 24 hour service
  • Can serve largest vessels
  • Intermediate blended to precise specifications
  • 23 million gallon capacity
  • Trained personnel to handle lines
  • Direct radio communication
  • Pay telephone for convenience of crew


Easy access to E.C. Row Expressway which is only minutes from either the 401 Highway or the Ambassador Bridge to Detroit.

Sterling’s marine bunkering facility on the Detroit River is capable of efficiently serving the needs of even the largest vessels of the Great Lakes fleets.

  • Complete range of fuels
  • Marine diesel oil
  • Marine fuel oil
  • Marine gas oil
  • Intermediate grades
  • Mobile lubricants

750,000 barrels of tank storage, all marine accessible, allows Sterling Fuels Limited to serve customers in a flexible, cost-efficient manner.

Sterling Fuels Limited can accommodate any vessel operating on the Great Lakes at its 1000′ (304.8m) dock. 27′ (8.2m) Seaway draft at chart datum. Water level data available. Ample lighting for safe night docking. Wide turning area for downbound vessels. Wind direction and wind speed data available. Line handlers provided free of charge.

(Monitoring Channel 14)

Personnel Support

Mission to Seafarers

There is within Port Windsor an active Mission To Seafarers. Representatives of various religious denominations meet incoming vessels from around the world and provide spiritual and physical support to ships’ companies.

Tours for ship personnel are arranged to points of interest, including visits to homes.

Contact: Reverend Gordon Maitland, Mission to Seafarers 519-253-4824, Fax 519-253-8960 or Windsor Harbour Master 519-258-5741 or Channel 14

Shipping Agents

Ms. Robyn Waugh, Windsor Shipping Agency Phone (519) 966-2160
P.O. Box 7146 Fax (519) 966-0191
Windsor, ON N9C 3Y6
Navigation Desgagnés Inc. Phone (418) 692-1000
21 Rue Du Marché Champlain Fax (418) 692-6044
Québec, QC G1K 8Z8
Canfornav Inc. Phone (514) 284-9193
800 René-Lévesque Blvd West, Suite 2300 Fax (514) 499-1030
Montréal, QC H2Z 1S1
Fednav Group Phone (514) 878-6500
1000 De La Gauchetière West, Suite 3500 Fax (514) 878- 6642
Montréal, QC H3B 4W5