Port Milwaukee

Great Lakes ports show steady growth at the start of 2024 shipping season

Proving its worth Movement of cargo on the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System is booming thanks to an early start to the shipping season. The 66th navigation season began March... Read More

Two Great Lakes Ports Receive MARAD Funding

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced plans to invest $653 million in 41 port improvement projects across the nation, including two along the Great Lakes. As... Read More

Grand Opening of The DeLong Co., Inc. Agricultural Maritime Export Facility

Port Milwaukee and The DeLong Co., Inc. have celebrated the grand opening of the $40-million Agricultural Maritime Export Facility on Jones Island. Representatives from the Port, DeLong and the city of... Read More

Nine Great Lakes Ports Receive Pacesetter Award

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (GLS) has announced that nine U.S. ports in the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System received its Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award... Read More

Working To Build Great Lakes And European Commerce

Efforts to expand Great Lakes trade and commerce were the focus of two high-profile, concurrent international events in October. One event, October 3-6, was organized by The Conference of Great... Read More

Thunder Bay Becomes The Next Great Destination

Thunder Bay is no stranger to cruise ships as a few smaller ships have passed through over the past decade, but the park-packed locale tucked on the shores of Lake... Read More

Port Milwaukee Selects New Director

Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson has selected Jackie Q. Carter to serve as municipal port director. In this position, Carter will direct commercial and recreational operations at Port Milwaukee, oversee a... Read More

Adam Tindall-Schlicht Named Seaway Administrator

On Friday, November 4, 2022, the White House announced President Biden’s appointment of former Milwaukee port director, Adam Tindall-Schlicht, as the next administrator of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway... Read More

Port Milwaukee Director Looks Forward to New Role

Port Milwaukee Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht believes the Great Lakes is ripe for an export revival, and he will be taking those views to an important new forum. Tindall-Schlicht was recently... Read More

Work Continues on Port Milwaukee’s Agricultural Maritime Export Facility

Ship loader equipment has been delivered to Port Milwaukee for The DeLong Co., Inc. agricultural maritime export facility. The ship loader is currently being installed on Jones Island and will... Read More

Cruise Ships Return to the Great Lakes

After a two-year hiatus, cruise passengers are visiting the lakes Cruise ships may bring to mind the Caribbean, Mexico, or even the Mississippi, but thoughts don’t often turn to the... Read More