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Traditional and project cargoes transit the St. Lawrence Seaway in November

“November was a good month for the export of agricultural products and shipments of aluminum ingots on the Great Lakes Seaway System,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. “Under the binational trade development program known as ‘Highway H2O’, the U.S. and Canadian Seaway Corporations have raised international awareness about the advantages of exporting grain products via the Great Lakes Seaway System and it ... [+]

Grain and project cargo dominate St. Lawrence Seaway traffic in October

“The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System saw a steady flow of traditional cargoes during the month of October,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. “Last month, shipments of aluminum, steel, generators, crane components, iron ore and containerized goods moved in the system. ... [+]

St. Lawrence Seaway sees slight uptick in August traffic

“As we approach the mid-year point of the 2016 navigation season we continue to see a diversified mix of cargoes moving throughout the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. “Cargo diversification is an important factor in keeping our Great ... [+]

St. Lawrence Seaway traffic sluggish in July

“We are about half-way through the 2016 navigation season and our overall cargo tonnage numbers are down by 11%,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. “The lack of iron ore and coal has definitely been a contributing factor for this decrease; however international traffic continues ... [+]

US ports gear up for 2016 shipping season

The St. Lawrence Seaway opened two weeks earlier this shipping season and US ports took advantage of the warm weather to move cargo for their customers. “During the first nine weeks of the 2016 navigation season, ships arrived from 30 countries and delivered high value cargo that supported a wide range ... [+]

Seaway Wraps Up Positive 2015 with OECD Innovation Award

With water temperatures well above the 10-year average, the St. Lawrence Seaway closed its 2015 navigation season ice free on December 31st. Thirty-six million tonnes of cargo transited the waterway during the season, with grain, at volumes well above the five-year average, leading the way. The Seaway once again proved ... [+]

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