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Seaway strike: Negotiations set to resume

The St. Lawrence Seaway remains closed to traffic by strike action today. It seems likely to remain closed until some time after Friday, when negotiations are expected to resume. Since the strike

Unifor strike closed Seaway when deadline saw no agreement

Unifor strike closes St. Lawrence Seaway

After negotiators failed to reach an agreement, St. Lawrence Seaway workers went on strike just before midnight Saturday. As we reported earlier, their union, Unifor, had filed a 72-hour strike notice on

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Wind turbine components keep Ontario port busy

The Ontario, Canada, Port of Johnstown will be busy over the next several months as vessels deliver Enercon turbine components for the Nation Rise Wind Farm project. The cargo represents a major

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Canadian TSB reports on Seaway grounding

DECEMBER 15, 2014 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report (M13C0071) into the striking and subsequent grounding of the cargo ship Claude A. Desgagnes in the St.

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U.S. Great Lakes ports had busy November

DECEMBER 17, 2013 — While the 2013 shipping season saw overall fluctuating cargo figures, U.S. ports on the Great Lakes have continued to outperform their initial projections, says the Saint Lawrence Seaway