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Number of cargo trips decreasing in Lake St. Clair
The Voice (5/23)
The number of cargo trips taken by lake carrier vessels in the Detroit River and Lake St. Clair has decreased significantly since 2005.
Great Lakes ore trade down 9% in April
Northland News Center (5/17)
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 5.6 million tons in April, a decrease of 9 percent compared to a year ago.
U.S. Senate passes bill that could help pay for Great Lakes dredging projects
Detroit Free Press (5/15)
A sweeping water resources development bill passed by the U.S. Senate today could increase dredging in Great Lakes harbors and channels, though it could take some time to see the exact effects. The legislation includes a provision that would require $1 billion in proceeds from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund be spent in the next fiscal year.
Regulators will continue water storage on Lake Ontario
Watertown Daily Times (5/12)
The International St. Lawrence River Board of Control said its regulation plan is responding to below-average levels by prescribing outflows that are well below average for this time of year.
Editorial: With Great Lakes oil proposals, the risk is not worth the reward
Detroit Free Press (5/9)
Two proposals to increase the amount of oil being transported across the Great Lakes could put the Great Lakes in jeopardy.
Stranded freighter freed from Detroit River
CBC News Windsor (5/8)
The Spruceglen, a freighter that ran aground in the Detroit River near Grosse Pointe, was freed late Wednesday.
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 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.
GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Cruises in the Great Lakes Region