Deckhands, captains, dockworkers, and terminal operators are just a few of the many people who help to make the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System run smoothly.

Trail Blazer, True Pioneer: Laurence Pathy Inducted Into Great Lakes Hall of Fame

Of the thousands of stories Laurence Pathy could tell from 38 years of leading Fednav Limited, he chooses those involving people – the reason behind all cargo – whether employees,... Read More

New Chicago Leadership: Erik Varela Leaves Rail Focus to Lead the Illinois International Port District

As the new executive director for the Illinois International Port District, Erik Varela brings fresh eyes and intermodal experience. Previously senior director of public affairs for Union Pacific Railroad, he... Read More

Moving Commodities: How International Logistics Complications Are Impacting Great Lakes/Seaway Shipping

How is your business or member businesses in the Great Lakes/Seaway region being impacted by challenges in the global supply chain? We’ve seen both challenges and opportunities posed by global... Read More

In Leadership: News from October–December 2021

Ann Phillips Nominated for MARAD Administrator President Joe Biden has nominated Rear Adm. Ann Phillips to be the next administrator of the U.S. Maritime Administration. Phillips served 31 years in... Read More

Committing to Maritime: Preparing to Design the Region’s Future Ships

I basically grew up on the water. I’ve been sailing since I was six months old, spending summers onboard my family’s sailboat out of Muskegon, Michigan. Being on the water,... Read More

Interview: Fraser Industries’ 133-year Shipbuilding Legacy Continues Under New Ownership

Patrick Kelly is the new CEO for Fraser Industries, a regional anchor in the shipbuilding industry. Based in Superior, Wisconsin, Fraser has invested $10 million in new equipment, including a... Read More

Historic Spending: Federal Spending Means Big Money for Great Lakes Shipping

Federal spending has reached historic levels over the last 18 months as Congress has worked to address the pandemic and boost the economy. Within the last year, Congress has approved... Read More

Women in Logistics: Preparing to Meet the Next Round of Nominees

“The industry’s great connector.” “Someone with a rarely matched work ethic.” These words were used to nominate Sonia Simard who is the first recipient of Great Lakes/Seaway Review’s Impact! 2021... Read More

Modernizing Infrastructure: It’s Time to Act While Funding Is Available for Port Renewal

In a time where there are differing opinions on most every topic, the need to improve the nation’s infrastructure should be something we all agree upon. Unfortunately, that is not... Read More

Growing Maritime: Great Lakes/Seaway Review Becomes Part of Larger Maritime Publishing Company

Nelson Spence Spencer, Jr., along with his father, is owner of The Waterways Journal, Inc., (WJI), which newly includes Harbor House Publishers as its Great Lakes shipping and custom publishing... Read More