Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping is Environmentally Smart

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are precious, shared resources. Not only are they a marine highway, they are also a source of drinking water for millions of people, and a delicate ecosystem supporting diverse habitat and wildlife.

Great Lakes vessel operators, ports and terminals are all working to reduce their environmental footprint to help ensure that the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River remain healthy for future generations.

Select from the menu to read about the environmental benefits and performance initiatives taking place throughout the industry.

Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Hwy H20 Conference

The 14th Annual Hwy H2 O Conference will take place November 13–15, 2018 at the Hilton Toronto Airport ...

U.S. Seaway Begins Transition to Hands-Free Mooring Technology

View From Lock Wall: HFM dynamic head unit with vacuum pads being lowered into position at Eisenhower Lock. ...

U.S. Great Lakes Ports Meeting in Erie, PA

                            This year, the Port ...

2017 Pacesetter Awards Presented to U.S. Ports

Six U.S. ports in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System earned the SLSDC’s Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter ...

Senator Chuck Schumer Visits Eisenhower Lock

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, conducting a press conference at the Eisenhower Visitors' Center along with fellow dignitaries: Massena ...

New Seaway Anchorages Approved at Cape Vincent and Tibbitts Point

The U.S. Coast Guard has approved new anchorages at Cape Vincent and Tibbitts Point, effective as of July ...