Seaway Launches E-Business Applications

Thursday, June 13, 2002
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC) and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) announced today the launch of their E-Business Application Suite. Designed after extensive consultation with the marine industry, the suite provides a range of applications that will enhance the Seaway and Great Lakes as a key transportation artery within North America and gateway to global trade. Comprised of four applications, the suite enables stakeholders to efficiently plan transits, calculate costs, and coordinate activities with other stakeholders. Users can access the suite on the Seaway's www.greatlakes-seaway.com Web site. The subscription fee for 2002 is $1,000 (Cdn.). The suite includes: Cost Calculator, a resource enabling the user to input a few key elements outlining the planned voyage, and to receive an estimate of the resulting transit cost, incorporating published rates on Seaway tolls, pilotage fees, and government levies. Cargo Matching, an online marketplace providing a forum for ship owners / operators / agents seeking additional cargoes, and a forum for shippers / agents seeking to book cargo with a shipping company. Using the online forums, one party can identify a potential match and contact the other party, to establish a price and arrange shipment. Vessel Transit Information provides a vessel's owner / operator / authorized agent to view their vessel on the Seaway's Web site, and to "drill down" on the vessel symbol to obtain detailed information (current position, estimated time of arrival to next destination, cargo, etc.). Online Transactions / Account Information provides the means to file pre-clearance requests and transit declarations online, and to view the status of one's account with the Seaway. This function is only available to users of the Seaway who pay commercial tolls. "E-business is changing the way we do business. We are a customer focused organization, and this initiative is yet one more example of the Seaway's commitment to meeting customer needs" concurred Guy Véronneau, President of The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation and Albert Jacquez, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. "E-business is here to stay, and will enhance our efforts to gain a broader exposure to the global transportation sector."
Maritime Reporter October 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Legal

Will Congress Pass Any Maritime Legislation in 2014?

Following its usual summer break over August 2014, Congress came back from its five-week summer recess and spent a whopping eight days or so back in session before recessing once again,

The Legal Consequences of 46 CFR Subchapter “M”

As the holiday season and the end of another year quickly approaches, the towing industry patiently waits for the Coast Guard to finalize the long-awaited towing vessel inspection rule.

Vietnam Warship Visits Underscore Regional Tension

Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines but an official said it was not trying to challenge

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1373 sec (7 req/sec)