December 5, 2023 | Circular No. 11611

Dear Member,

With reference to our Circular 11604 on Seaway closing date, provisions for acceptance for transit through the MLO Section and Welland Canal Section under Special Agreements are listed in the Seaway Closing Notice 14.

We have received memo from the Seaway informing us that the Special Agreements for the closing are now ready and you may contact the following to obtain a copy:

For the Welland Canal: Capt. Gavin Young  (

For the MLO Section: Capt. Tito De Concilys (

The Seaway also wishes to remind you that invitations from the Seaway were already sent out for their first closing meeting which will be held on Dec 8, 2023 at 9h00.  Please click the following link to join via ZOOM.



Farah Ahmad
Coordinator, Marine Operations