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Harbor Beach dredging project wins Michigan Municipal League Community Excellence Award
Huron County View (10/23)
Harbor Beach in Michigan's Thumb region won for its innovative, self-performed dredging project. With water levels on the Great Lakes being so low the past two summers, many communities like Harbor Beach had to do emergency dredging in order to accommodate boats in its municipal marina.

Sunken ship has history stories galore, speaker says
The Toledo Blade (10/23)
The executive director of the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, argued Wednesday night that speculation about what sent the Edmund Fitzgerald and its 29-man crew to the bottom of Lake Superior during a Nov. 10, 1975, storm overshadows other interesting aspects of the vessel and its history.

NYPA set to replace two tugboats in its Niagara River fleet
Niagara Gazette (10/23)
Two new tugboats will join the New York Power Authority fleet to support operations at the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant. The new boats will replace two of the plantís existing vessels that play an integral role in the winter operations of NYPA.

"New era" of marine shipping discussed
Goderich Signal-Star (10/21)
The future, present, and past of marine shipping on the Great Lakes was discussed at length at luncheon held in Goderich, Ont., last week.

Cleveland Port economic impact more than LeBron and Republican National Convention combined
WKYC-TV - Cleveland, OH (10/21)
Port of Cleveland, Ohio, officials say the port supports nearly 18,000 jobs and $1.8 billion in economic activity every year, beating the number of the glitzier money drawers by hundreds of millions.

Busy Great Lakes ports thrum to a manufacturing comeback
The Plain Dealer (10/17)
In a sign of the growing strength of the Midwest economy, ports up and down the Great Lakes are experiencing a robust shipping season and many are hustling to keep up with cargo volumes that have returned to pre-recession levels.

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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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