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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Cuyahoga River shipping channel might not need dredging
The Plain Dealer (7/26)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers argued in a court filing that the money Congress budgeted for the dredging of Ohio’s Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel allows for the Corps to make the ultimate decision on whether to dredge.

Great Lakes cargoes down in June
Duluth News Tribune (7/24)
U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 9.65 million tons of cargo in June, a decrease of 6.4 percent compared to a year ago.

Officials consider removal of Skyway, but some savor its history
Buffalo News (7/24)
A study was approved to examine alternatives to rehabilitating the 60-year-old Skyway bridge, in Buffalo, N.Y. The study is the first step before any replacement can be discussed.

Muskegon's 'Port Day' to draw 100-plus people, showcase shipping potential
MLive (7/22)
In Michigan, Muskegon’s ‘Port Day’ will showcase the port in an effort to entice business.

Captain fought to keep freighter on course in Duluth ship canal as storm blew in
Duluth News Tribune (7/22)
As strong straight-line winds from severe storms began to quickly turn the Algoma Guardian sideways in the Duluth Ship Canal last Thursday, the captain’s main concern was getting the freighter into Duluth, Minn., without any damage.

Port directors urge U.S. Senate to adopt ballast water regulation reforms
Watertown Daily Times (7/21)
Directors of 14 major commercial ports in the Great Lakes region are calling on the Senate Armed Services Committee to include ballast regulatory reform in the final version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.

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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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