It’s still unknown who the people in the film are, or how they came to be traveling the Great Lakes on a freighter.
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After failing to reach an agreement, hundreds of workers stationed between Lake Erie and Montreal walked off the job. Thousands of trips per year are made by ocean-going ships passing through the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Meet two chefs who combine culinary creativity with a personal touch to create tasty menus for hard working freighter crews.
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On many freighters sailing the Great Lakes, there are cooks known as galley stewards who are on a mission to elevate the on board dining experience, while also creating a sense of community.
The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total area, and they are also some of the busiest inland waterways in the world.
The legendary folk singer-songwriter, whose hits include “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” died on May 1.
The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society announced the discoveries this month after confirming details with other researchers.
Sailors who lost their lives in shipwrecks on the Great Lakes and Michigan waterways will be remembered at a historic church in downtown Detroit.
The ship is the first American made bulk cargo carrier constructed on the Great Lakes in nearly 40 years.
Test your knowledge on mapping the Great Lakes, collecting and cataloging freshwater fish species and some of the latest news around the region.
The Mark W. Barker is more innovative and versatile than the larger Lakers.
In this Q&A, Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley talks Great Lakes shipping economy, ice breakers, the Soo Locks and more.
The 2021 shipping season was a “bounce-back season,” which Great Lakes port administrators attribute to increased cargo and infrastructure improvements.
Current estimates for the cost of the project are just over $1.4 billion. Of that, $411 million has been funded so far.
The rules require all Canadian ships and all ships visiting Canadian ports to treat ballast water. That includes so-called “lakers.” They are ships which only haul cargo within the Great Lakes.
Health officials delivered more than 300 vaccinations on 25 ships at the Soo Locks.
Freighter Mystery: Can you help Great Lakes Now with more clues to identify people and places in a historic film?
TV Producer Rob Green discovered a film on YouTube. Here’s how he made it into a PBS segment for the monthly Great Lakes Now program.
Great Lakes ice cover is near record lows and expected to remain low through winter, threatening key ecosystems and the state’s $2.3 billion recreational fishing industry.