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Port of Rochester marina project nears completion
WXXI - Rochester, NY (10/6)
The new port in Rochester, N.Y., is expected to open next year after the excavation portion of the project is completed.

Great Lakes ships face change after court slams EPA ballast water rules
Minnesota Public Radio (10/5)
A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite its rules governing the release of ballast water from ships in the Great Lakes and other U.S. waterways.

Federal money to identify Muskegon port assets, needs
WZZM-TV - Muskegon, MI (10/5)
About $174,000 in federal grant money will help study the Port of Muskegon by funding a study of the existing infrastructure around Muskegon Lake for its cargo handling capacity.

Lake Superior level dips, but it's still above average
Duluth News Tribune (10/2)
Water supply to the big lake was above average, but more water was being released from the lake in September as well.

Port of Muskegon container shipping could start as early as 2016, officials say
MLive (10/1)
Insisting plans to ramp up traffic through the Port of Muskegon, Mich., are not far-fetched, officials say the container shipping could start as early as next season.

Lab tests ways to kill creatures lurking in the bottom of ships
Michigan Radio (9/29)
A researcher of the University of Minnesota-Duluth is talking about the Great Ships Initiative, a program thatís trying to stop invasive species from hitchhiking in the ballast water of ships.

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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.

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

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