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.

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

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

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

Port Milwaukee Director Looks Forward to New Role

Port Milwaukee Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht believes the Great Lakes is ripe for an export revival, and he will be taking those views to an important new forum. Tindall-Schlicht was recently... Read More

Port Windsor to Supply One Million Tonnes Aggregate for New Battery Site

The docks of Port Windsor will deliver more than one million tonnes of aggregate (or crushed stone) to prepare the $5 billion EV battery plant site for construction.  The massive... Read More

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