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Marine Transportation Services launches 2023 marine resupply season

Press Release

June 28, 2023

Marine Transportation Services’ (MTS) 2023 resupply season has started with the MV Vic Ingraham leaving Hay River on June 27, 2023, towing six barges with petroleum products and cargo.

This is the first of six sailings planned from the Hay River terminal this season, which will be MTS’ seventh sailing season.

During the 2023 marine resupply season, MTS will deliver fuel and cargo to 10 NWT communities and one Nunavut community. These communities include:

  • Aklavik
  • Norman Wells
  • Łutsel K’e
  • Tulita
  • K’asho Got’ine (Fort Good Hope)
  • Inuvik
  • Tuktoyaktuk
  • Ulukhaktok
  • Sachs Harbour
  • Paulatuk
  • Kugluktuk (Nunavut)

MTS updated its cargo acceptance dates and sailing schedule on June 19, 2023. The updated schedule can be found here:

Operated by the Government of the Northwest Territories since 2017, MTS provides essential marine resupply services to residents, businesses, and industry on Great Slave Lake, the Mackenzie River corridor, and in the Western Arctic.

For media requests, please contact:

Public Affairs and Communications

Department of Infrastructure

Government of the Northwest Territories



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