News Releases

Ending Great Lakes Dredging Crisis to Remain Atop LCA’s Priorities in 2013

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

CLEVELAND – The dredging crisis on the Great Lakes will again dominate Lake Carriers’ Association’s efforts in 2013. LCA’s 2012 Annual Report released today stressed that inadequate dredging took a real toll on Great Lakes shipping in 2012. “The drought [...] Continue reading

Winter Work

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Maintaining and Modernizing U.S.-Flag Great Lakes Fleet Will Make For Another Busy Winter for Region’s Shipyards

CLEVELAND — As the Great Lakes shipping season enters its final weeks, shipyards and repair facilities throughout the region are gearing up for another busy [...] Continue reading

Season Start

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

U.S.-Flag Lakes Fleet Back to Work, But Ongoing Dredging Crisis Casts Long Shadow

CLEVELAND—The U. S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY [...] Continue reading

U.S.-Flag Laker Cargos Are Big Jobs Generator

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

CLEVELAND—Cargo hauled on the Great Lakes in U.S.-flag vessels is responsible for more than 103,000 jobs in the United States that pay an average wage of $47,000 finds a comprehensive study released today.  The report, a year in the making, [...] Continue reading