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Long navigation season for Seaway

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Long navigation season for Seaway

A total of 35 million tonnes of cargo moved through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System as it tied a record, first set in 2008, for the longest navigation season. The Seaway opened on March 21, 2016 and closed on Dec. 31, a total of 286 navigation days. 2013 also saw the same number of […]

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Welland Canal closes Monday

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Welland Canal closes Monday

As the Welland Canal prepares to shutdown Monday night, numerous vessels have been headed unbound and downbound through the system and Port Colborne over the past several days. The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. said the canal will shut down at 11:59 p.m. Monday. It added that any transits of the canal after that time […]

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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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