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2017 HWY H2O Conference

Collaboration for Economic Prosperity “Together we will share ideas on how to grow opportunities that promote greater economic activity in our region and increase maritime freight movement throughout the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System,” said Craig Middlebrook, Deputy Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, during his opening remarks at the 13th annual HWY H2O Conference in Toronto, Ontario, […]

- November 17, 2017 Read More

Fednav Receives Environmental Protection Award

Fednav Limited, a Great Lakes Seaway Partnership member, was presented the IBJ Bulk Ship Operator Environmental Protection Award on November 13, 2017 at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal and held at historical Beurs Van Berlage of Amsterdam. This award spotlights Fednav’s excellence in environmental stewardship in the maritime trade, along with […]

- November 14, 2017 Read More

Monthly Cargo Report – October 2017

U.S.-Flag Shipping on the Great Lakes Up 7-Plus Percent in October U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 9.5 million tons of cargo in October, an increase of 7.1 percent compared to a year ago. October’s shipments were, however, slightly behind the month’s long-term. Iron ore cargos for steelmaking totaled 4.8 million tons, an increase of […]

- November 6, 2017 Read More

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to Expand Infrastructure & Ignite Economic Growth

10 FASTLANE Small Project Grants for 2017 Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, a Great Lakes Seaway Partnership member, received one of the nation’s 10 FASTLANE small project grants for 2017. In August, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao informed Congress the Department of Transportation was recommending approval of a $9.85 million discretionary grant for the port. […]

- October 31, 2017 Read More

Great Lakes & St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers United for Growth

Following the Capitol Day in Lansing, Michigan where Great Lakes Seaway Partnership members met with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, the Governor attended the 2017 Leadership Summit in Windsor, Ontario on October 20, 2017 for the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers. Together they united to propel the region’s growth and announced a […]

- October 30, 2017 Read More

Great Lakes Leaders Unite During Michigan State Capitol Day

Leaders of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System visited the State of Michigan capitol in Lansing, Michigan on October 3, 2017 to meet with government officials  promote The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership, a joint public affairs initiative to improve the understanding of benefits inherent in marine transportation in the Great Lakes region. Members of the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership […]

- October 3, 2017 Read More

The Interlake Steamship Company Joins Green Marine Along With Other Great Lakes Seaway Partnership Members

The Interlake Steamship Company, a Great Lakes Seaway Partnership member, has become the first U.S. Great Lakes shipowner to join Green Marine, the largest voluntary environmental certification program for the maritime industry in North America. As the largest privately held U.S.-flagged fleet on the Great Lakes, the Interlake Steamship Company is propelled by a long-term […]

- October 3, 2017 Read More

Monthly Cargo Report – September 2017

U.S.-Flag Shipping on Great Lakes Up Nearly 11 Percent in September U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 10.1 million tons of cargo in September, an increase of 10.7 percent compared to a year ago. September’s shipments also bettered the month’s long-term average by 3.1 percent, or 300,000 tons. Iron ore cargos for steelmaking totaled 4.9 […]

- October 1, 2017 Read More

Traditional and project cargoes transit the St. Lawrence Seaway in November

Traditional and project cargoes transit the St. Lawrence Seaway in November

- December 15, 2016 Read More

Green Power coming to Port’s Pier 10

Green Power coming to Port’s Pier 10

- December 13, 2016 Read More

U.S.-flag Lakes cargoes up nearly 7 percent in November

U.S.-flag Lakes cargoes up nearly 7 percent in November

- December 13, 2016 Read More

Lakes limestone trade down almost 17 percent in November

Lakes limestone trade down almost 17 percent in November

- December 9, 2016 Read More

Total tonnage numbers remain steady in November

Total tonnage numbers remain steady in November

- December 7, 2016 Read More

Ian Hamilton named new President & CEO, Hamilton Port Authority

Ian Hamilton named new President & CEO, Hamilton Port Authority

- December 2, 2016 Read More

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrates Indiana’s Bicentennial with 200th vessel of 2016

Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrates Indiana’s Bicentennial with 200th vessel of 2016

- December 2, 2016 Read More