The Great Lakes Group

Emergency Assistance

The Great Lakes Towing Company provide emergency assistance to vessels that are wrecked, disabled, or in distress on the U.S. Great Lakes. Emergency assistance is also provided to vessels in Canadian waters under a Treaty between the United States and Canada.  No claim for salvage under the maritime laws is made by the Towing Company for emergency services provided under the Company’s Lakes-Wide Contract.

When the safety of vessels and their crew are at risk, the companies mobilize a network that encompasses the best equipment and the most prepared technical and operational employees.  Centralized 24-hour control of its vast operating area is maintained through a state-of-the-art operations, communications, and tracking center, which allows the companies to provide its customers with the highest standards of service.

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