33 CFR 402.10 - Schedule of tolls.

§ 402.10 Schedule of tolls.
Item Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Description of Charges Rate ($) Montreal to or from Lake Ontario (5 locks) Rate ($) Welland Canal—Lake Ontario to or from Lake Erie (8 locks)
1 Or under the US GRT for vessels prescribed prior to 2002.
2 The applicable charge at the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation's locks (Eisenhower, Snell) for pleasure craft is $30 U.S. or $30 Canadian per lock. The collection of the U.S. portion of tolls for commercial vessels is waived by law (33 U.S.C. 988a(a)).
3 $5.00 discount per lock applicable on ticket purchased for Canadian locks via paypal.
1. Subject to item 3, for complete transit of the Seaway, a composite toll, comprising:
(1) a charge per gross registered ton of the ship, applicable whether the ship is wholly or partially laden, or is in ballast, and the gross registered tonnage being calculated according to prescribed rules for measurement or under the International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships, 1969, as amended from time to time 1 0.0995 0.1592
(2) a charge per metric ton of cargo as certified on the ship's manifest or other document, as follows:
(a) bulk cargo 1.0312 0.7039
(b) general cargo 2.4848 1.1264
(c) steel slab 2.2488 0.8064
(d) containerized cargo 1.0312 0.7039
(e) government aid cargo n/a n/a
(f) grain 0.6336 0.7039
(g) coal 0.6336 0.7039
(3) a charge per passenger per lock 1.5450 1.5450
(4) a lockage charge per Gross Registered Ton of the vessel, as defined in tem 1(1), applicable whether the ship is wholly or partially laden, or is in ballast, for transit of the Welland Canal in either direction by cargo ships, n/a 0.2652
Up to a maximum charge per vessel n/a 3,708.00
2. Subject to item 3, for partial transit of the Seaway 20 per cent per lock of the applicable charge under items 1(1), 1(2) and 1(4) plus the applicable charge under items 1(3) 13 per cent per lock of the applicable charge under items 1(1), 1(2) and 1(4) plus the applicable charge under items 1(3)
3. Minimum charge per vessel per lock transited for full or partial transit of the Seaway 25.75 25.75
4. A charge per pleasure craft per lock transited for full or partial transit of the Seaway, including applicable federal taxes 2 30.00 3 30.00
6. Under the New Business Initiative Program, for cargo accepted as New Business, a percentage rebate on the applicable cargo charges for the approved period 20% 20%
7. Under the Volume Rebate Incentive program, a retroactive percentage rebate on cargo tolls on the incremental volume calculated based on the pre-approved maximum volume 10% 10%
[78 FR 19106, Mar. 29, 2013]
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§ 402.10 Post-clearance date operational surcharges.

(a) Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, a vessel that reports for its final transit of the Seaway from a place set out in column 1 of § 402.12 within a period after the clearance date established by the Manager and the Corporation set out in column 2 of § 402.12 shall pay operational surcharges in the amount set out in column 3 of § 402.12, prorated on a per-lock basis.

(b) If surcharges are postponed for operational or climatic reasons, a vessel that reports for its final transit of the Seaway from a place set out in column 1 within a period after the clearance date established by the Manager and the Corporation set out in column 2 shall pay operational surcharges in the amount set out in column 3, prorated on a per-lock basis.

(c) A vessel that is authorized to transit the Seaway after the period of 96 hours after the clearance date established by the Manager and the Corporation shall pay, in addition to the operational surcharge, an amount equal to the incremental expenses incurred by the Manager to keep the Seaway open for the transit of the vessel.

[66 FR 15329, Mar. 16, 2001. Redesignated and amended at 74 FR 10680, Mar. 12, 2009, and further redesignated at 79 FR 13253, Mar. 10, 2014, and further redesignated and amended at 81 FR 14391, Mar. 17, 2016]