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Contractor Mobilizes To New Lock at the Soo To Begin Phase 3 Construction

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has kicked off Phase 3 construction for the New Lock at the Soo as the contractor mobilizes to the Soo Locks.   Kokosing Alberici... Read More

Strong October Tonnage Moves Great Lakes-Seaway Cargo Shipments Closer to 2021 Levels

With a significant increase in grain shipments in October, monthly tonnage of this core commodity moving through the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway system continues to trend upwards. Just... Read More

Algoma and Furetank Double Investment in Product Tankers

Algoma Central Corporation (TSX: ALC) has doubled its investment in the FureBear joint venture, and will construct four additional dual-fuel ice class 1A 17,999 DWT climate-friendly product tankers with their... Read More

Three-Port Collaboration To Strengthen St. Lawrence Corridor

The St. Lawrence-Great Lakes corridor is the gateway to North America. This trade route serves all of Canada and a good portion of the eastern and midwestern United States. More... Read More

A Decade of Development – How Paul C. Lamarre III has changed Port of Monroe

Anything you have read about the Port of Monroe, Michigan, in the last decade would not be possible without the leadership of Paul C. LaMarre III. LaMarre is celebrating 10... Read More

Heddle Secures VLE Contract for CCGS Terry Fox

Heddle Shipyards has been awarded a $135.5 million dollar contract for the Vessel Life Extension (VLE) of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship (CCGS) Terry Fox. The nearly three-year project will involve an... Read More

Great Lakes Limestone Up 10.7 Percent in October

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.9 million tons in October, an increase of 10.7 percent compared to a year ago.  Limestone cargos were also above the month’s... Read More

Adam Tindall-Schlicht Named Seaway Administrator

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the White House announced President Biden’s appointment of former Milwaukee port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as the next administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway... Read More

Canadian Coast Guard Takes Delivery of AHTS Icebreaker

The Canadian Coast Guard has taken delivery of its third converted commercial icebreaker, the CCGS Vincent Massey.  The CCGS Vincent Massey is now at its homeport in Québec City, Québec to prepare... Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Celebrates Completion of Rochester East Pier Repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of repairs to the 1,025 foot, 114 year-old Rochester East Pier. In... Read More

Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society Discovers Barge 129

The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (GLSHS) has announced the discovery of the 292-foot whaleback vessel, Barge 129. Barge 129 was found in Lake Superior, 35 miles off Vermilion Point... Read More