Home
like us on Facebookfollow us on Twitter
News Calendar E-mail Lists About GLIN Search
The Great Lakes Environment Economy Education Maps and GIS Tourism
Tourism Maps and GIS Education Economy Environment Great Lakes
About the photos (©Mahan, except for satellite photo)

Economy Topics

Business
Development

Business Assistance
Economic Development
Economic Indicators
Manufacturing
Trade
Transportation
Workforce Development

Business
and Environment

Agriculture
Energy
Fish and Fisheries
Forests and Forestry
Maritime
Pollution Prevention
Sustainable Development

References
Agencies & Organizations
Demographics
Jobs and Careers

Legislative Tracking
Great Lakes Priorities
Legislative News

  Water Transportation
in the Great Lakes Region

What's New | Ferries | Related Resources
 
Transportation: Air | Highways | Rail | Water | Traffic

 
What's New
Boaters, anglers celebrate surging water levels
WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI (6/22)
In Wisconsin, the waters of the Bay of Green Bay have risen four feet in four years, allowing anglers to reach areas they haven't in over a decade and also benefiting the shipping industry.

Seaway traffic slows as record amount of water is released
WNYF-TV - Watertown, NY (6/22)
Due to the faster current resulting from an increase of water released into the St. Lawrence River, seaway freighters have been ordered to slow down when navigating through the river.

EDITORIAL: Soo Locks critical to our economy
Midland Daily News (6/6)
Funding for construction of a new lock should come from this Congress. There is bipartisan support for new investment in our countryís infrastructure all of those projects need the iron ore that goes through the Soo Locks.

New Lock is crucial for Soo Locks says Upton
WHTC - Holland, MI (6/5)
In Holland, Michigan, St. Joseph Congressman Fred Upton spoke to local business leaders and said that that if the Poe Lock has to close for any reason, we could see unemployment nationwide double 11 percent.

Common council OKs lease amendment to ship ethanol from Port of Milwaukee
Wisconsin Public Radio (6/1)
In Wisconsin, Milwaukee's Common Council has approved a lease amendment that will likely lead to more ethanol being shipped on the Great Lakes.

Both Michigan political parties agree on Soo Locks expansion
Detroit Free Press (6/1)
A day before they visit the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, most of Michiganís congressional delegation rallied for improvements and expansion of the locks, which carry 80 million tons of cargo through the Great Lakes every year.

Search GLIN for more news items about    

Back to Top


 
Ferries
Boat Cruises
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.

Back to Top


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

Back to Top


 

News | Calendar | Great Links | SOTM | E-Lists | Info Center | About GLIN
The Great Lakes | Environment | Economy | Education | Maps and GIS | Tourism

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Great Lakes Information Network
Updated: September 24, 2017
Selected Photos: Copyright ©John and Ann Mahan
Contact Us | Search | Site Index
© 1993-2015