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St. Lawrence Seaway faces possible strike
The Buffalo News (10/29)
Traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway, which includes the Welland Canal, could halt on Friday afternoon, if a union follows through on a threat to strike.

Ore shipping surge continues
Daily Press (10/28)
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes topped 7 million tons for the third straight month in September.

Now hiring: Marine companies prepare for push
Green Bay Press Gazette (10/28)
Marine manufacturing companies in the Great Lakes are preparing, and hiring, for the winter ship repair season.

Andrew Francis Rajner Sr.: 1925-2014: Sailor’s voyages included time on famous freighter
The Toledo Blade (10/27)
Ranjer's three decades sailing the Great Lakes included a voyage aboard the Edmund Fitzgerald just before the freighter sank in Lake Superior in 1975.

Great Lakes Shipyard to build two new tugs
The Maritime Executive (10/27)
Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio, has been contracted by New York Power Authority (NYPA) to build and deliver two new tugboats for the Niagara Power Plant’s winter operations in Buffalo, N.Y.

Union raises alarm about plan to automate St. Lawrence Seaway locks
The Montreal Gazette (10/27)
A plan to automate the St. Lawrence Seaway locks that ships pass through presents a serious safety and security danger, according to the union representing the Seaway’s 466 employees.

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Ferries
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Bruce County Tourism
Sailing, cruise and ferry information on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Service
Provides ferry service between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory.

Drummond Island Ferry Schedule
Summer and winter schedules for the ferry running between DeTour, Michigan, and Drummond Island.

Ferries Operating in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Listing and contact information for ferries operating in Wisconsin.

Lake Erie Ferry Boats
Travel Lake Erie
Information on ferry services available from the northern Ohio county of Erie to various Lake Erie islands.

Lake Express Muskegon and Milwaukee Ferry
City of Muskegon
Find information on the ferry ship, schedules and rates, photo galleries and more!

Lake Michigan Car ferry
Schedule, fare and other information for this car ferry service on Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Mackinac Island Tourism
Visit Mackinac Island and experience the sites and sounds of a bygone era.

Madeline Island Ferry Line
A ferry service between Madeline Island and Bayfield, the site provides ferry schedule, rate and area information.

Miller Ferry
Miller Boat Line
Miller Boat Line invites you to spend a fun-filled day on an island in Ohio at Put-in-Bay! View the 2004 ferry schedule, group package information and many other helpful links for tourists.

Toronto Island Ferry Service
The Toronto Island Ferry offers frequent public service to the Toronto Islands, landing at Hanlan's Point, Centre Island and Ward's Island ferry docks.

Washington Island Ferry, Inc.
Information on ferry schedules, group tours, and Washington Island activities and accommodations.

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GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Cruises in the Great Lakes Region

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