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Friday, March 22, 2024
The 740’ Capt. Henry Jackman, a Seawaymax Equinox Bulk Carrier built in 2021, becomes the first ship to transit through the lock at St. Lambert on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, marking the start of the 65th navigation season of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Photo Credit: The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC)
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St. Lawrence Seaway Kicks Off 66th Navigation Season

The binational St. Lawrence Seaway has kicked of its 66th navigation season. Key stakeholders and representatives from the Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway

March 22, 2024
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Monday, October 30, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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Efforts Underway to Clear Backlog of Ships in St. Lawrence Seaway

Following a tentative agreement between the Canadian union Unifor and the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC), efforts are now underway to clear

October 30, 2023
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Sunday, October 29, 2023
File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
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St. Lawrence Seaway Reach Tentative Deal, Ending Strike

OTTAWA, Oct 29 (Reuters) – The union representing St. Lawrence Seaway workers in eastern Canada said it reached a tentative labor agreement on Sunday,

October 29, 2023
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Wednesday, October 25, 2023
File photo shows a cargo ship transiting on the St. Lawrence Seaway near the Welland Canal. Photo: Jon Nicholls Photography / Shutterstock.com
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Chamber of Marine Commerce Urges Government Intervention to Reopen St. Lawrence Seaway

The Canada-baed Chamber of Marine Commerce is calling for the Canadian government to step in to restore full operation of the St. Lawrence Seaway if

October 25, 2023
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Monday, October 23, 2023
The 740’ Capt. Henry Jackman, a Seawaymax Equinox Bulk Carrier built in 2021, becomes the first ship to transit through the lock at St. Lambert on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, marking the start of the 65th navigation season of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Photo Credit: The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC)
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Ships Stack Up Amid St. Lawrence Seaway Closure

By Ismail Shakil OTTAWA, Oct 23 (Reuters) – A strike in Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway entered its second day on Monday after workers

October 23, 2023
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Sunday, October 22, 2023
Unifor workers on strike
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Strike Closes St. Lawrence Seaway

Michael Folsom, As the clock struck midnight on Sunday, St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) workers represented by the Canada-based union,

October 22, 2023
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Saturday, October 21, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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St. Lawrence Seaway Seeks To Avoid Strike

Michael Folsom, The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) has remained committed to negotiating with the Canada-based union, Unifor, representing

October 21, 2023
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Friday, October 20, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Workers on Brink of Strike

Michael Folsom The Canada-based union, Unifor, representing more than 350 St. Lawrence Seaway workers, returned to the bargaining table on Friday, a day after

October 20, 2023
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Thursday, October 19, 2023
M/V Frontenac entering Iroquois Lock on October 19, 2023. Photo courtesy Pat English
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Canadian Seaway Workers Threaten Strike

By Michael Folsom, Unifor, the union representing St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) workers across Locals 4211, 4212 and 4323 in Ontario and

October 19, 2023
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Monday, October 16, 2023
An illustration of the proposed container terminal at the Port of Montreal
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Port of Montreal Gets Federal Funding for New Container Terminal

The Government of Canada has announced a significant investment of up to CAD $150 million (US $110 million) to construct a new container terminal at the Port

October 16, 2023
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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Canadian cement carrier NACC Argonaut aground on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario. Photo courtesy Andrea Reynolds via X
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Grounded Cement Carrier Causes Two-Day Stoppage on St. Lawrence Seaway

A Canadian cement carrier ran aground on Sunday morning just after 5:30 a.m. EST, east of Cornwall, Ontario, causing a two-day stoppage of ship traffic on the

September 27, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
Canadian cement carrier NACC Argonaut aground on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario. Photo courtesy Andrea Reynolds via X
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Canadian Cement Carrier Aground and Blocking St. Lawrence Seaway

A Canadian cement carrier has run aground and is blocking ship traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Canadian-flagged NACC Argonaut grounded Sunday

September 25, 2023
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Friday, March 24, 2023
The 740’ Capt. Henry Jackman, a Seawaymax Equinox Bulk Carrier built in 2021, becomes the first ship to transit through the lock at St. Lambert on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, marking the start of the 65th navigation season of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Photo Credit: The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC)
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Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System Kicks Off 65th Navigation Season

The binational waterway remains a cornerstone of international trade and cooperation, supporting jobs, economic growth, and sustainability in North America.

March 24, 2023
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Tuesday, February 14, 2023
History Of The Welland Canal: Is It The Most Important Canal In North America?
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History Of The Welland Canal: Is It The Most Important Canal In North America?

While not as as famous as Central America’s Panama Canal, the Welland Canal is older and is a vital waterway in the Great Lakes region of North America.

February 14, 2023
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Thursday, December 22, 2022
St Lawrence Seaway’s New Tug Experiences Issue Ahead of 2022 Buoy Pull
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St Lawrence Seaway’s New Tug Experiences Issue Ahead of 2022 Buoy Pull

By Michael Folsom, After much anticipation, the St Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation’s (SLSDC) new $24 million tug, Seaway Guardian, was expected to

December 22, 2022
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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
St. Lawrence Seaway Kicks Off 2022 Navigation Season
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St. Lawrence Seaway Kicks Off 2022 Navigation Season

The St. Lawrence Seaway kicked off its 2022 navigation season on Tuesday. As ice clears on the St. Lawrence River, ports on the Montreal – Lake Ontario

March 22, 2022
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Grounded Bulk Carrier Stopping Traffic on St. Lawrence River
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Grounded Bulk Carrier Stopping Traffic on St. Lawrence River

Update (April 22): Polsteam Bulk Carrier Refloated in St. Lawrence River A 621-foot bulk carrier remains hard aground in the St. Lawrence River Tuesday with

April 21, 2015
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Monday, November 3, 2014
St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Go to Arbitration, Averting Strike
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St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Go to Arbitration, Averting Strike

The union that represents workers along the St. Lawrence Seaway has agreed to take a contract dispute to arbitration, avoiding a strike that would have shut

November 3, 2014
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Friday, October 31, 2014
St. Lawrence Seaway Will Stay Open, For Now
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St. Lawrence Seaway Will Stay Open, For Now

Unifor, Canada’s largest union has extended the strike deadline imposed to the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) this week meaning the

October 31, 2014
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