The Finnish Connection
Dave Knight, from the Great Lakes Commission, participated in the GLMRI trip to Finland in September 2008. The following article was written for Seaway Review and highlights portions of the week-long trip.
GLMRI and MARAD Honor WWII Merchant Marine Veterans
September 24, 2008
GLMRI co-sponsored, along with the Richard I. Bong WWII Heritage Center, a reception and program to honor Merchant Marine Veterans in the Duluth-Superior area.
Tour of Finlandís Maritime Community Highlights
The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute organized and co-sponsored a tour of Finlandís maritime community in September 2008. GLMRI Associate Researcher, Stacey Carlson, gave a brief highlight of the week-long trip in the following article.
Tour of Finlandís Maritime Community
September 7-12, 2008
The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute, in conjunction with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and the Kymenlaakson University of Applied Sciences, invites you to join us on a tour of Finlandís maritime community from September 7ó12, 2008.
Great Lakes-Seaway Delegation Trip to Finland
Craig Middlebrook, from the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, participated in the GLMRI trip to Finland in September 2008. The following article was written for the Seaway Compass newsletter and highlights portions of the week-long trip.
Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Teacher Institute
Tim Sweet, one of the teachers who attended the Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Teacher Institute in July 2008, wrote this article about the GLMRI funded, week-long program that is coordinated by Joan Chadde of Michigan Technological University. Also included is a YouTube video of the weekís activities, tours, and places visited.
Great Lakes Maritime Transportation Summer Educator Institute
July 20-25, 2008
Explore the historical, economical and environmental aspects of Great Lakes shipping at the “head of the lakes.” Based in Duluth, participants will tour the Duluth-Superior harbor, Minnesota north shore, and meet with industry to better understand the various cargoes shipped, and how it is managed and regulated.
Dr. Parsonís BallastĖFree Ship Design
The University of Michigan Public Relations Department has prepared a video of the testing ship model.