GREAT LAKES/ST. LAWRENCE SEAWAY
Week of 3/30/15
Soo Locks open despite winter weather conditions
The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan opened on time March 25, initiating the start of the 2015 Great Lakes shipping season.
Seaway opening ceremony planned in Montreal
Ian White, President and CEO of Winnipeg-based grain marketer CWB, will be the keynote speaker at the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway’s 57th navigation season. White will unveil CWB’s newly-built ship, CWB Marquis, to the public and media.
ABS updates guidance on LNG bunkering
ABS updated its guidance on LNG bunkering in North America to support the transport sector’s increasingly rapid transition to the use of cleaner fuels.
2014 Pacesetter Award winners named
Eight U.S. ports in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway system are receiving the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for registering increases in international cargo tonnage shipped during the 2014 navigation season compared to the previous year.
Port of Toronto achieves eight-year high for cargo imports
More than two million metric tons of cargo from around the world were delivered through the Port of Toronto, marking an eight-year high for marine imports into the city.
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