Wharfage Tariff

The St. Lawrence Seaway Schedule of Charges on Goods or Cargo Landed, Shipped, Transhipped or Stored, also known as the St. Lawrence Seaway Wharfage and Storage Charges, was modified featuring a wharfage rate increase of 2.0% and modified charges for passenger ships for the 2020 navigation season.

For more detailed information, please refer to the St. Lawrence Seaway Wharfage and Storage Charges or send your request to tariff@nullseaway.ca.

2020 Wharfage Tariff

(in Canadian dollars per metric tonne)

Top Wharfage

1. Goods loaded, unloaded or transhipped at a canal
a) Bulk cargo;
for domestic general cargo, the general cargo weight or measure rule applies but with the bulk rate.
$0.4223 per tonne;
b) General cargo;when calculated on a measurement basis, fees shall never exceed two and a half (2.5) time what they would have been on a weight basis. $0.9650 per tonne or cubic meter (m3), whichever is greater
c) Containerized cargo $0.4223 per tonne

Storage Charge

2. Goods stored at a Canal on land other than land leased by the Manager to any person
a) First 24 hours No charge
b) Each period of 7 days or part thereof after first 24 hours $0.5671 per square metre of area occupied for storage (minimum tolls $55.19 per period)

Side Wharfage

3. A ship berthed in a canal, involved in commercial activities (cargo loading / unloading or lying in wait)
a) First 6 hours or part thereof $0.0272 per gross registered ton (minimum tolls $55.19)
b) Each subsequent period of 6 hours or part thereof $0.0272 per gross registered ton (minimum tolls $16.56 per period)

Passenger Ship Wharfage

4. A ship berthed in a canal, involved in commercial activities (cargo loading/unloading or lying in wait)
a) First 6 hours or part thereof $0.0816 per gross registered ton (minimum tolls $165.57)
b) Each subsequent period of 6 hours or part thereof $0.0816 per gross registered ton (minimum tolls $49.68 per period)

Lying-Up Charge

5. A ship lying-up at a canal or area that has been set aside by the Manager for that purpose
a) First 24 hours No charge
b) Each period of 10 days or part thereof during the navigation season after the first 24 hours $0.1263 per gross registered ton (minimum tolls $55.19 per period)

Passenger Wharfage

6. A charge per passenger embarking or disembarking at a canal or area that has been set aside by the Manager for that purpose $8.00 per passenger

Winter Berthing

7. A ship lying-up at a canal or area for the whole part of the season during which navigation is closed $0.3641 per linear metre per day