Marine Transportation Services

Sailing Schedule and Final Cargo Acceptance Dates

Updated June 17, 2024

IMPORTANT NOTES

Effective May 9, 2024:

  • MTS will not accept cargo at the Hay River terminal for communities north of Norman Wells.
  • All cargo destined for those communities will need to be directed to the Tuktoyaktuk Terminal instead of Hay River.
  • Cargo that is already at the Hay River terminal or currently in transit will be handled by MTS and sent to the Tuktoyaktuk Terminal. Customers shipping cargo that has a final destination of Tuktoyaktuk or Inuvik are asked to make their own arrangements this year.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8- 5pm (closed 12-1pm) 
Hay River Terminal ​​

Tuktoyaktuk Terminal - Open July 2, 2024

Inuvik Terminal - Open July 2, 2024

 

Schedule

 

Great Slave Lake:
Final Cargo acceptance date: August 1
Estimated departure date from Hay River:

Łutselkʼe
Trip 1 – Estimated departure August 6

 

Mackenzie River:
Final Cargo acceptance date: N/A

Norman Wells
Cancelled

Tulita
Cancelled

Kasho Got’ine/Fort Good Hope
Cancelled

 

Mackenzie Delta:
Final Cargo acceptance date: August 1
Estimated departure date from Tuktoyaktuk:

Inuvik
Cancelled

Tuktoyaktuk
Cancelled

Aklavik
Trip 1 –TBD

 

Beaufort Sea:
Final Cargo acceptance date: August 1
Estimated departure date from Tuktoyaktuk:

Ulukhaktok
Trip 1 – August 19

Sachs Harbour
Trip 1 – August 19

Paulatuk
Trip 1 – August 19

 

Kitikmeot:
Final Cargo acceptance date: August 1
Estimated departure date from Tuktoyaktuk:

Kugluktuk
Trip 1 – August 19

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Cargo must be booked through the MTS Customer Service Desk prior to arrival at the terminal.
  • Bookings received after the cut off date may be refused at the discretion of GNWT MTS.
  • Capacity to Kugluktuk is limited. Available space will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.
  • The sailing schedule is subject to change. This page will be updated with the most current information as it becomes available.