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First ships arrive at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Northwestern Indiana Times (4/18)
The Freighter Isolda arrived at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor on Thursday, April 17, marking the start of the international shipping season.

Gary Works running at half capacity
The Times (4/16)
The nation's largest steel mill in Gary, Ind., is now running at about half capacity, and iron ore sourcing problems persist because of the worst winter for Great Lakes shipping in decades.

Betty Sutton: St. Lawrence Seaway opens Lorain, Great Lakes for trade
The Morning Journal (4/16)
Seafaring commerce between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean can spur the local economy of Lorain, Ohio, and other midwestern cities, said St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. Administrator Betty Sutton.

Dozens of ships at Soo Locks await ice cutter convoy to cross Lake Superior
Up North Live (4/15)
There are currently more than 40 ships waiting to get through the Soo Locks due to the lingering ice cover on the water.

Great Lakes ice damages ships, slashes cargo numbers
Sawyer County Record (4/14)
Cargo vessels have been experiencing a lot of trouble on the Great Lakes lately due to the "ice blockade" from this winter.

Mayor Barrett makes water pitch to White House
WISN-TV - Milwaukee, WI (4/10)
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barret will be traveling to the White House to pitch the idea of making Milwaukee America's water capitol.

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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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