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Success for the Great Lakes: WIIN Act signed into law by Obama

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Success for the Great Lakes: WIIN Act signed into law by Obama

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative  is very pleased the United States Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act yesterday. WIIN includes many provisions that are critically important to the Great Lakes. It includes authorization of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) for […]

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Funding Supports Work to Reduce Phosphorus Loss to Waterways

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Funding Supports Work to Reduce Phosphorus Loss to Waterways

Efforts to reduce phosphorus loss into Ontario waterways and the Great Lakes will progress thanks to the funding announcement of $203,000 from Growing Forward 2, a Federal agricultural funding program administered through the Agricultural Adaptation Council. These funds will be matched with $100,000 from participating organizations, including the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) to launch […]

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CSL wins bulk ship operator of the year award

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CSL wins bulk ship operator of the year award

Canada Steamship Lines (CSL) was awarded the prestigious title of Bulk Ship Operator of the Year at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) gala held in London, England Monday. “I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of CSL’s ship and shore employees who every day help us deliver exceptional service to our customers and […]

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Ice navigation at the forefront for Fednav

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Ice navigation at the forefront for Fednav

Enfotec, a subsidiary of Fednav, Canada’s largest dry bulk shipping group, received a coveted award for its shipboard navigation system IceNav. The award was given by the International Bulk Journal, and, according to Fednav, it highlights Enfotec’s excellence in ice navigation support. “This distinction awarded to Fednav represents years of development grown from our experience […]

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Former Atlantic Erie to be scrapped in Turkey

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Former Atlantic Erie to be scrapped in Turkey

A vessel that grounded off of Port Colborne more than two years ago is on its way to be scrapped in Turkey, said the president of Canada Steamship Lines. The self-unloading bulk carrier MV Atlantic Erie, renamed the Spirit of Shpongle, left the Port of Montreal earlier this month, bound an eco-friendly recycling yard in […]

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Seaway appoints new board member

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Seaway appoints new board member

A seasoned business leader with 38 years of experience in steel manufacturing was appointed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp.’s board of directors as the representative for the steel and iron ore industries. In a release, the Seaway said Bronko Jazvac, appointed earlier this month, replaced Jim Wilson on the board. Mr. Wilson died […]

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