Table 2 St. Lawrence Seaway Five-Year Tonnage and Transit Levels

Table 2
St. Lawrence Seaway Five-Year Tonnage and Transit Levels

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(tonnage in metric tons)

  Montreal-Lake
Ontario section
Welland Canal section Total Seaway1
Tonnage Transits Tonnage Transits Tonnage Transits
2002 30,002,292 3,016 32,108,170 2,612 41,388,250 3,891
2003 28,900,440 2,579 31,870,466 3,027 40,847,809 3,886
2004 30,800,380 2,683 34,284,816 3,185 43,481,570 4,090
2005 31,273,322 2,695 34,149,554 3,443 43,301,146 4,361
2006 35,571,985 2,942 37,419,664 3,673 47,164,160 4,613

1 The "Total Seaway" column represents tonnage and transits through each section (Montreal-Lake Ontario and Welland Canal), but only counting them once if moved through both sections.

SOURCE: 2006 St. Lawrence Seaway Traffic Report, produced by the U.S. St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. and Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp..