Seaway increasing tolls

by MM&D Online Staff

Cornwall, Ontario—The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) announced a toll rate increase of 2.0% for the 2016 navigation season.

It also announced the introduction of a new Gateway Incentive program created to support the system’s competitiveness.

The new revised tariff is available on the Seaway website.

The Great Lakes / St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system supports over 227,000 jobs and $35 billion in economic activity per year. The SLSMC remains dedicated to promoting the economic and environmental benefits of marine transportation, attracting new cargoes to the Seaway, and leveraging technology to enhance the system’s performance.