Dredging services fees for the maintenance of the St Lawrence waterway

Rate per ton of gross tonnage for 2017-2018

New rates effective from April 1st, 2017 00hrs.

Note that the unit rate applicable to vessels in transit passes from 4.72 to 4.79 cents per ton of gross tonnage.

This increase of 1.5% corresponds to the consumer price index (CPI) published by Statistics Canada for the period of January 1st to December 31st, 2016, pursuant to maintenance dredging fee services effective as of the 1st of June 2003.

To see the Maintenance Dredging Services Tonnage Fees, visit the Canada Gazette’s site, Volume 137, no 23 of Saturday, June 7, 2003. You will find the details on page 82 of the PDF document.


For information concerning maintenance dredging services fee billing and collection, contact:

Marine Services Fees Billing, Collection and Compliance Division
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
200 Kent street
Station 9E216, Mailstop 9E224
Ottawa, Ontario

Courriel: MSF-DSM@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Telephone: 1-800-563-6295
Fax: 613-990-4338

For general information concerning maintenance dredging services fee for the St Lawrence waterway, contact:

Samir Gharbi, Ph.D., ing.
Acting waterways manager
Canadian Coast Guard Programs
Central and Arctic Region
101, Champlain Boulevard, Québec, QC G1K 7Y7

E-mail: samir.gharbi@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Telephone: 418-648-7493
Fax: 418-648-6690