Ports & Terminals

The Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System connects more than 110 commercial ports in the U.S. and Canada. Find port news, developments, project updates, and facility improvements here.

Farming-Related Exports Drive Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping Activity in June

Exports buoyed shipping activity through the St. Lawrence Seaway in June, with U.S. coke and Canadian potash heading to overseas destinations for the season reaching a 20-year record high.  Canadian... Read More

Salvaging History in the Great Lakes

Tracking shipwrecks honors those lost in the lakes The summer calm that comes to the Great Lakes provides the ideal conditions for tracking down the remains of the many ships... Read More

Port Of Ogdensburg Harbor Deepening Plans In Limbo

Suspension comes after higher-than-expected bid The port of Ogdensburg, New York, sitting on the south bank of the St. Lawrence Seaway, faced a shock in April when the Corps of... Read More

Marie Strum Receives the Great Lakes/Seaway Review Impact! Award

By Christi Kleiner Marie Strum, chief of the Engineering and Technical Services Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District, is the recipient of the Great Lakes/Seaway Review’s... Read More

Seaway Opening Ceremony

The 64th navigation season of the St. Lawrence Seaway officially launched with an opening ceremony on March 24. Canada Steamship Lines’ Welland, a Trillium Class bulk carrier, was the first... Read More

Preparing For The Unknown: Seaway, Port Officials Welcome First Ships Of 2022 Navigation Season

With the COVID-19 pandemic seeming to ebb, seaway and port officials are cautiously optimistic about the 2022 season. “It’s amazing how each navigation season has its own character and its... Read More

Beyond The Waterfront: How Great Lakes Ports Boost Economic Development

The State of Ohio has a unique system of port authorities and a flexible and coordinated state-wide strategy under which its 61 port authorities have a number of special powers... Read More

House Appropriations Committee Approves Port and Seaway Funds

On June 30, the House Appropriations Committee voted to approve  the FY2023 Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill (THUD). The legislation funds key federal programs of interest to Great... Read More

The Beauty of Grain Silos: Art project at Toledo port to be the biggest mural in the U.S.

Twenty-eight grain storage silos at the port in Toledo, Ohio are being transformed into the largest mural in the United States. Visible from Interstate 75, downtown Toledo and the Maumee... Read More

HOPA Expands with Niagara Ports

Unifying a network of multimodal hubs to support supply chains in Southern Ontario Read More

Q&A: Advancing Ports

What infrastructure projects are you amid or planning that will aid the port with business development? The port will introduce bulk liquid cargo to our general cargo operations in 2022.... Read More