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The Port of Milwaukee Expands, Diversifies

October 13, 2020

Known historically as a salt port, Port Milwaukee has worked and invested steadfastly to modernize its infrastructure while diversifying its commodity mix to prepare the port for coming generations. Adam Tindall-Schlicht, Director, Port Milwaukee, discusses the pace of change.     Source: MarineLink

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Salt supply pours in at Port of Milwaukee ahead of winter

October 29, 2019

The salt piles at the Port of Milwaukee have gotten sneakily larger as winter approaches. Port Director Adam Schlicht said it’s been a “banner year” at the Port of Milwaukee, and salt shipments are no exception. “Salt shipments here are up 46, almost 47% compared to this time last year,” he said. Last year, a…

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Milwaukee Doubles Number of Cruise Ships to its Port in 2019

October 8, 2019

City Welcomes 10th Vessel This Year, Concluding Season Port Milwaukee ended its 2019 cruise ship season this week, welcoming a 300-passenger ship from Hamburg, Germany. Milwaukee hosted 10 cruise ships this season, more than double the number from 2018. The port estimates cruise ships brought more than 3,200 passengers to the city this year. Increasingly,…

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Port of Milwaukee Pursuing Formal Partnership With Quebec

August 26, 2019

Milwaukee’s Port Wants A Binational Trade Agreement To Grow International Trade The Port of Milwaukee and the provincial government of Quebec are exploring opportunities to grow international trade through a partnership. The future collaboration could bring economic benefits to the state. The port already has an ongoing informal trade relationship with Quebec. The two have…

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Port of Milwaukee cargo again tops 2 million tons

February 15, 2016

Port of Milwaukee cargo again tops 2 million tons

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Port of Milwaukee wraps up successful Seaway shipping season

December 16, 2015

Port of Milwaukee wraps up successful Seaway season

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Oversized rotary kiln shipment highlights Port of Milwaukee’s role in supporting local manufacturing

October 19, 2015

Oversized rotary kiln shipment highlights Port of Milwaukee’s role in supporting local manufacturing

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Port of Milwaukee welcomes return of cruise ship Hamburg

September 11, 2015

Port of Milwaukee welcomes return of cruise ship Hamburg

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Port of Milwaukee receives Pacesetter Award

August 28, 2015

Port of Milwaukee receives Pacesetter Award

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Vornholt promoted to Milwaukee Port Director

June 4, 2015

Vornholt promoted to Milwaukee Port Director

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Strong Financial Performance at the Port of Milwaukee Yields Dividends for Local Tax Payers

April 11, 2015

Strong Financial Performance at the Port of Milwaukee Yields Dividends for Local Tax Payers

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Five U.S. Great Lakes ports receive steel shipments in October, outbound grain remains high

November 16, 2022

Five U.S. Great Lakes ports receive steel shipments in October, outbound grain remains high The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership today announced the tonnage report for traffic through the St. Lawrence Seaway System through October, 2022. The report indicates that the Seaway System remains a reliable supply chain for essential commodities like steel and agricultural products.…

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Port Of Indiana-Mount Vernon Completes $2 Million Capital Improvement Project

April 10, 2020

Investments Include New Overhead Gantry Crane, Concrete Floor in General Cargo Terminal MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (April 10, 2020) –The Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon recently completed a $2 million capital improvement project geared toward attracting more cargo to the southwest Indiana port. The 40-year-old general cargo terminal facility has a new concrete floor and an overhead…

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Cruisin’ Milwaukee

March 2, 2020

City Rides Rising Tide of Great Lakes Tourism Source: BizTimes Milwaukee Business News When the first cruise ship of the season pulls into Port Milwaukee in mid-June, Adam Schlicht will be waiting ashore to personally greet each passenger who disembarks. Since taking over as port director in August 2018, Schlicht has made it a point…

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Over 1,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Have Visited Milwaukee in 2019

August 26, 2019

Port Milwaukee director Adam Schlicht‘s positioning of the port as a turnaround destination for cruise ships is beginning to pay dividends. Through July 26th, 1,082 passengers have started or ended their Great Lakes journeys in Milwaukee as a Pearl Seas cruise ship has docked here three times. Approximately 35 percent of those travelers have stayed in Milwaukee the night…

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