About the Corporation
Algoma is a leading Canadian shipping company, owning and operating the largest Canadian flag fleet of dry-bulk carriers and product tankers operating on the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Waterway. The fleet includes 19 self-unloading dry-bulk carriers, six gearless dry-bulk carriers and seven product tankers. The Company is a leader in dry-bulk and liquid bulk transportation focused on meeting the special needs of customers that ship products on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway. Algoma’s dry-bulk fleet includes vessels of differing sizes and configurations, providing flexible shipping options for customers.
In 2011, Algoma began construction on the Algoma Equinox, the first ship in a new class of maximum Seaway-Size self-unloading and bulk carriers. By 2014, eight of these new vessels are expected to join the Algoma fleet, including two vessels that will be owned by the Canadian Wheat Board and managed by Algoma on their behalf.
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