Great Lakes-Seaway Shipping is Environmentally Smart

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are precious, shared resources. Not only are they a marine highway, they are also a source of drinking water for millions of people, and a delicate ecosystem supporting diverse habitat and wildlife.

Great Lakes vessel operators, ports and terminals are all working to reduce their environmental footprint to help ensure that the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River remain healthy for future generations.

Select from the menu to read about the environmental benefits and performance initiatives taking place throughout the industry.

Lake Carriers’ Association: 25 Years of Leadership Protecting the Economy, Environment and Quality of Life in the Great Lakes Region

Association Pioneered the First Voluntary Ballast Water Management Plan in North America When Ruffe Appeared CLEVELAND, May 17, ...

National Maritime Day – May 22, 2018

The maritime industry has and always will power America. From trade and travel to defense, maritime has been ...

Recognizing Opportunity: Insights from a Storied Career

  I have been extremely fortunate to have spent over 46 consecutive years as a vessel agent. My ...

Partner Spotlight – Port of Duluth-Superior

Located at the western-most point of Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border, the Port of Duluth-Superior is considered ...

Major New Investments on the Great Lakes – Cleveland Cliffs HBI Plant

  Major new investments are on the horizon at Great Lakes ports, including a new hot briquetted iron ...

2018 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding Opportunity Announced

The purpose of the Fiscal Year 2018 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Great Lakes Habitat Restoration Grants ...