New York

Protecting the Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Seaway

May 10, 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. (MAY 10, 2018) – The Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Seaway system is the longest deep-draft waterway in the world, and this year marks its 60th shipping season. This marine highway is home to some of North America’s most important ports that promote trade and commerce for the Great Lakes region and America’s…

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Potential for a Large Cruise Ship on the Upper Great Lakes

March 8, 2018

While the ocean going cruise ship industry has undergone spectacular growth in recent years, the inland waterway cruise industry has undergone steady but less spectacular growth. The cruise vessels that sail the St Lawrence River and Great Lakes are comparatively small compared to ocean going cruise ships. However, there are prospects to develop a much…

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Opening of the 2018 Navigation Season and Maximum Allowable Drafts

March 1, 2018

The opening of the 2018 navigation season is scheduled to take place on the following dates and times: • Welland Canal: March 29, 2018 – 0800 hours (D.S.T.) • Montreal / Lake Ontario Section: March 29, 2018 – 0800 hours (D.S.T.) Vessel transits will be subject to weather and ice conditions. Restrictions may apply in…

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Partner Spotlight – American Steamship Company

November 29, 2017

Founded in Buffalo, New York in 1907, American Steamship Company (ASC) has a rich history and even brighter future. Operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week during the navigation season, ASC vessels require no onshore assistance to unload cargo and have the capability to unload at impressive speeds – 7,000 to 10,000 net tons…

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St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments steady in September

October 13, 2016

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipments steady in September

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U.S. ports see slower beginning to shipping season

July 19, 2016

U.S. ports see slower beginning to shipping season

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Port of Ogdensburg to receive 8th Pacesetter Award

July 14, 2016

Port of Ogdensburg to receive 8th Pacesetter Award

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Port of Oswego to receive 14th Pacesetter Award

July 14, 2016

Port of Oswego to receive 14th Pacesetter Award

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U.S. ports gear up for 2016 shipping season

June 9, 2016

U.S. ports gear up for 2016 shipping season

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LTC Czekanski to take command of the Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

June 6, 2016

LTC Czekanski to take command of the Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District

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BMO Special Report on the Great Lakes

April 27, 2016

BMO Special Report on the Great Lakes

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Soo Locks open for the 2016 season

March 25, 2016

Soo Locks open for the 2016 season

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Soo Locks closed for the season

January 14, 2016

Soo Locks Closed for the season

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November cargoes reflect diversity of Seaway shipments

December 10, 2015

November cargoes reflect diversity of Seaway shipments

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Closing of the 2015 Navigation Season

November 17, 2015

Closing of the 2015 Navigation Season

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