Transport Canada is committed to maintaining the safety and security of maritime transportation - for operators and passengers of small commercial vessels, large commercial vessels and pleasure craft. We also have a role in some aspects of Canada's marine security, marine infrastructure and the transport of dangerous goods.
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation , an organization that manages and operates the 13 Canadian locks of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Since 1959, when the Seaway was opened for deep draft navigation, more than two billion tons of cargo estimated at $300 billion dollars have moved to and from Canada, the United States, and nearly fifty other nations.
CADSI is the voice of Canada’s defense and security industries. Our business association represents over 500 member companies who are essential contributors to Canada’s national defense and security and generate billions of dollars to the Canadian economy every year. Our website provides information on member companies, as well as various programs, services and initiatives CADSI provides.
Upper Lakes Group Inc. is privately owned and in operation since 1932, its head office is located in Toronto with several other offices across Canada. The company owns two grain elevators, two grain trading companies, a fuelling company and several ship repair and industrial companies. Upper Lakes is a partner in McAsphalt Marine Transportation Ltd., a venture which owns and operates tug barge units engaged in the transportation of asphalt and heavy residual fuels. Through MarineLink and its recent acquisition, the MarineLink Explorer, Upper Lakes is exploring inland waterway solutions for the movement of truck trailers, containers and heavy lift cargoes.