Seaway announces 2018 season opening

The opening of the 2018 navigation season is scheduled to take place on the following dates and times:

  • Welland Canal: March 29 at 0800 hours (D.S.T.)
  • Montreal/Lake Ontario Section: March 29 at 0800 hours (D.S.T.)

Vessel transits will be subject to weather and ice conditions. Restrictions may apply in some areas until lighted navigation aids have been installed.

Sault Ste. Marie Locks and Canals
Opening of the Sault Ste. Marie Locks (U.S.) is currently scheduled for March 25. Please note the Notice to Navigation Interests released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers here for further information.

To view the complete Seaway notice click here.

Maritime Editorial