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Consortium Partners

University of Minnesota Duluth
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Advisory Board Member Organizations (More Info)

American Great Lakes Ports Association
Great Lakes Commission
Lake Carriers’ Association
Maritime Administration
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard

Affiliate Universities and Related Links (More Info)

Great Lakes Maritime Academy
Great Lakes Maritime Research Information Clearinghouse
Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Education
Michigan Technological University
Purdue University
Purdue University North Central
Rochester Institute of Technology
University of Findlay
University of Michigan
University of Toledo
University of Wisconsin-Madison

U.S. and Canadian Great Lakes Ports

Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority
Conneaut Port Authority
Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority
Duluth Seaway Port Authority
Hamilton Port Authority
Illinois International Port District Chicago
Oshawa Harbour Commission
Port of Erie
Port of Green Bay
Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Port of Milwaukee
Port of Monroe
Port of Oswego
Port Windsor
Thunder Bay Port Authority
Toledo Lucas County Port Authority
Toronto Port Authority

U.S. and Canadian Government Agencies

Canadian Coast Guard
Maritime Administration
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
Transport Canada
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Coast Guard

Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System

Chamber of Marine Commerce
Great Lakes Commission
Great Lakes Cruising Coalition
Great Lakes Observing System
Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System
Great Lakes Task Force/Northeast Midwest
Great Ships’ Initiative
Highway H2O
Lake Carriers’ Association
St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation

Finland Cooperative Research Program

Kotka Maritime Research Centre
Kymenlaakso University of Applied Science
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Other Links

Boat Nerd
Duluth Shipping News
Duluth-Superior Harbor Technical Advisory Committee
Great Lakes Seaway Review
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association
Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council
Minnesota Sea Grant
Wisconsin Sea Grant
Results of the National Cooperative Freight Research Program Study, titled Multimodal Freight Transportation within the Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence Basin (NCFRP 35)

Latest News:

Inland Waterways LNG Stakeholders Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri

The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute (GLMRI) in conjunction with and support from the Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation, hosted a meeting of stakeholders to discuss the possibilities of using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a marine fuel for the inland waterways".

Third annual meeting on regional Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) potential held May 21st

LNG experts discussed LNG uses and the safety culture along with their experiences as current users. The afternoon panel highlighted the potential benefits of using LNG, themed "greening the supply chain". More details here.

Meeting to Discuss Base Local Demand and Siting for an LNG Liquefaction Plant

Potential LNG fuel users from mining, agricultural, trucking, rail and maritime sectors met to determine if there is sufficient base load demand within a 200 mile region to warrant development of an LNG liquefaction and fuel transport, storage and distribution network centered in Duluth/Superior. Work continues to consider siting and determine supply chain demand. Presentations from the meeting

Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Meeting Highlights

The SNAME Section meeting was held on Feb. 13-14 in conjunction with the Great Lakes Waterways Conference in Clevelandl. Read meeting highlights here