St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation Notice to Shipping (12 / 2008)

In the Maisonneuve Region and Montreal/Lake Ontario Section, two-person lockage procedures at Iroquois lock.

Mariners are advised that as of November 17, 2008, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation will be conducting tests using revised two-person lockage procedures at Iroquois lock.

It is to be noted that the existing testing of pilot changes with 2 wires and mooring vessels with less than 4 wires at Iroquois lock will continue using revised two-person procedures. Typically, mooring wires n° 2 and 1 will be secured first, followed by the stern wires.

Pilots / Masters are asked to convey any comments they have to the lock crew. The lock crew will enter your comments on a test form. Any and all comments are welcome. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Maisonneuve Region / November 12, 2008