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  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has agreed a five-year extension of a deal with the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation to manage, maintain and operate the St. Lawrence Seaway. The existing agreement is now extended until March 31, 2023, providing stability for the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation and the marine shipping industry. To ensure the Seaway continues […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A strike deadline for workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway, set for just past noon today, has been extended to 5pm Monday, Canada’s largest private sector union Unifor said this morning. Notice of the new strike or lockout deadline was served to the Seaway this morning during ongoing contract negotiations in Cornwall, Ontario. Talks will continue through the weekend […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The Great Lakes Ballast Water Working Group released this month its 2012 Summary of Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Management report. The mission of the BWWG is to harmonize ballast water management efforts between: the U.S. Coast Guard; Transport Canada; the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation; and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation. In 2012, […]

  • 5 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first ship of the 2015 season to travel up the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway link between North America’s Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, ran aground after hitting a large floe of ice near Beauharnois, Quebec, on April 3. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Beauharnois to gather information and assess […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a deal reached Sunday evening, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) and Canada’s largest union in the private sector Unifor have averted a strike today along the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway link between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, by agreeing to send the outstanding issues to binding arbitration. This agreement also suspends […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Tanker Chem Norma, which ran aground on May 29, was pulled free from the edge of the St. Lawrence Seaway.

  • 10 October 2019

    A Handy self-discharging bulk carrier went aground in the St. Lawrence Seaway.

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Union workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway link between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, announced a strike for this Friday afternoon, October 31, in response to the seaway introducing hands-free mooring, eliminating the staff currently working on the locks, Reuters reports. Five Unifor locals, representatives of Canada’s largest private sector union, served this […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bulk carrier Pacific Huron ran aground on December 27 outside the St. Lawrence Seaway channel.

  • 16 June 2016

    The first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system, which aims to double maritime trade, shrink the environmental footprint of the region’s transportation network, and support the region’s industrial core, has been released, according to the Government of Ontario. The ten-year implementation of the strategy, which will help grow the region’s maritime […]

  • 24 March 2006

    The St. Lawrence Seaway hopes to attract ship traffic from booming China by bringing in the first all-container vessel to the inland waterway this year.

  • 25 August 2010

    The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. will dredge part of the shipping channel south of Cornwall Island.   (watertowndailytimes) [mappress] Source: watertowndailytimes, August 25, 2010;

  • 1 January 2018

    Pacific Huron was refloated on Saturday evening from its grounded position in the St. Lawrence Seaway.

  • 22 August 2011

    Commercial ships are almost constantly traveling the St. Lawrence Seaway and some have wanted to bring even bigger vessels to the Great Lake… By Amanda Kelley (centralny) [mappress] Source: centralny, August 22, 2011

  • 10 August 2011

    New generation of greener vessels is setting sail on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Shippers have started to revitalize their aging fleets and …   [mappress] Source: ctv, August 10, 2011;

  • 10 November 2011

    They’re complex stove-sized winches specifically used to tie off vessels sailing the St. Lawrence Seaway. And for a Chinese shipyard… (stcatharinesstandard) [mappress] Source: stcatharinesstandard, November 10, 2011; Image:diltspiston

  • 17 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The St. Lawrence Seaway is one of the most important transportation links in North America. To maximize the efficient use of the seaway, in 2001, the Seaway authorities started to a study which would determine the maximum load ships can carry while maintaining a safe Under-Keel Clearance (UKC). Over the years the maximum draft of […]

  • 26 October 2011

      Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 m3 […]

  • 28 May 2014

    The US Coast Guard is responding to a disabled freighter that lost steering earlier today while transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in the vicinity of Wellesley Island, New York. The freighter is currently anchored upriver, about one-third of a mile from the Thousand Island Bridge. There are no reported injuries to the crew and no […]

  • 14 June 2006

    ST-LOUIS-DE-GONZAGUE, Que. (CP) – A bridge southwest of Montreal has been forced to close for an undetermined period after being rammed by a cargo ship Tuesday. The accident also closed the St. Lawrence Seaway for about an hour. Two holes were punched into the bow of the Voyageur Independent during the collision. The ship, which […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Cavotec has won three orders worth a total of more than EUR 28 million for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems at applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark, one of which – for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada – is the largest to date for MoorMaster™, and one of the biggest projects in the history of […]