Canada Logistics Conference 2015  -  Learning Sessions  -  St. Lawrence Seaway

St. Lawrence Seaway

Gain a deeper understanding of unexpected shipping capacity of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway—
North America's Hwy H20

Tuesday, October 27 • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Even considering its profile and prominence, shippers may not always realize how simple it is to transport goods through the St. Lawrence Seaway. This presentation will highlight that there are containers transiting on the System and that ocean ships do indeed move their cargo efficiently through HWY H2O, a 3,700 kilometre marine highway that has direct access to the commercial, industrial and agricultural heartland of North America.

Learn how shipping via HWY H2O can be a highly competitive, seamless transportation option. Delegates will also gain insight on the variety and efficiency of available trade routes, capital investments on the Seaway and what it means for the future of shipping and how to save money on Seaway tolls. After listening to this presentation, delegates will understand the strategic advantages of shipping through the St. Lawrence Seaway.

About the presenter:

Vince D’Amico
Manager of Market Development, St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

After working in the rail industry for 25 years in a variety of progressively senior roles, Vince D'Amico brings his logistics expertise into the marine world. In his role as Manager of Market Development for the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation he is tasked with growing business opportunities to ensure economic growth and the long-term sustainability of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System, also known as HWY H2O.

St. Lawrence Seaway - Welland Canal Locks 4, 5 and 6

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