Washington, D.C. (April 1, 2019) – The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership today announced the winners of their 1st annual photo contest.
To help celebrate Great Lakes Shipping and the Saint Lawrence Seaway’s 60th navigation season, The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership invited fans to submit their best photos of ships, tugboats and barges across the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System. The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership received over 250 entries throughout the submission period, which began 3/30/18 and ended 12/31/18.
The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership thanks all contest participants and invites them to participate in the 2nd annual photo contest by submitting original photos here. The contest is now open and will end when the St. Lawrence Seaway closes for the 2019 Great Lakes navigation season. Winners will be announced April 1, 2020.
View photos of the first, second and third place winners as well as honorable mentions below. The photos will also be showcased on The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership’s new Instagram page. Help celebrate the 2018 photo contest winners and The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership’s new Instagram page by following @GLSPartnership.
1st Place: Tucker Olson
Caption: Morning views watching the American Century from above during a wild sunrise.
- Prize: $500
2nd Place: Paul LaMarre
- Prize: $250
3rd Place: Christine Douglas
Caption: M/V Federal Shimanto outbound at sunset in the Port of Chicago
- Prize: $100
About the Great Lakes Seaway Partnership
The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership is a coalition of leading US and Canadian maritime organizations working to enhance public understanding of the benefits of commercial shipping in the Great Lakes Seaway region of North America. The organization manages an education-focused communications program, sponsors research and works closely with media, policy makers, community groups, allied industries, environmental stakeholders and the general public to highlight the positive attributes of marine transportation.
The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System is a marine highway that extends 2,300 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. Approximately 143.5 million metric tons of cargo is moved across the System on an annual basis, supporting more than 237,868 jobs and $35 billion in economic activity.
For more information, please visit http://www.greatlakesseaway.org.