Marine Transportation Services

2019 Sailing Schedule and Final Cargo Acceptance Dates

For the 2019 sailing season, Marine Transportation Services (MTS) will be sailing to 12 communities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

The Hay River Terminal is now open to accept cargo for all communities. Cargo must be booked through the GNWT MTS customer service desk prior to arriving at the terminal.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Cargo must be booked prior to the final cargo acceptance dates (identified below) to allow sufficient time for scheduling and planning. Bookings received after the cut-off dates may be refused at the discretion of MTS.
  • The sailing schedule is subject to change.**
  • This page will be updated with the most current information as it becomes available. 
  • Capacity for Cambridge Bay and Kugluktuk is limited. Available space will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.
  • Cargo must be delivered to the terminal in Tuktoyaktuk.***

Departing Hay River

Updated as of August 9, 2019

Aklavik**

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: Aug. 2
    Estimated arrival: TBD

Cambridge Bay**

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 18 
    Estimated arrival: August 25

Inuvik

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 19
    Estimated arrival: August 6
  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 23 
    Estimated arrival: August 16
  • Trip 3
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2 
    Estimated arrival: August 21
  • Trip 4
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 27
    Estimated arrival: September 12

Kasho Got'ine

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 19
    Estimated arrival: August 3
  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 27
    Estimated arrival: September 9

Kugluktuk**

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 18
    Estimated arrival: August 29

Łutselkʼe

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 5
    Estimated arrival: July 13

Norman Wells

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: June 20
    Estimated arrival: July 1
  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 11
  • Trip 3
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 18
  • Trip 4
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 27
    Estimated arrival: September 6

Paulatuk

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 1 
    Estimated arrival: August 14/August 29

Sachs Harbour

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 1
    Estimated arrival: August 10/August 23

Tuktoyaktuk

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 23
    Estimated arrival: July 29
  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 18

Tulita

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: June 20
    Estimated arrival: June 28
  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 19
    Estimated arrival: July 30
  • Trip 3
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 17
  • Trip 4
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 27
    Estimated arrival: September 5

Ulukhaktok

  • Trip 1
    Final cargo acceptance date: July 1 
    Estimated arrival: August 7/August 26


Departing Tuktoyaktuk***

Sachs Harbour***

  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 23

Ulukhaktok***

  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 26

Paulatuk***

  • Trip 2
    Final cargo acceptance date: August 2
    Estimated arrival: August 29