The Great Lakes Group

Press Articles

Baird Maritime

7/4/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard Now Licensed Builder for Damen”


Crain’s Cleveland Business

1/31/2015: “Shipyard gets tug, barge repair contract”

City of Cleveland

9/24/2014: “Great Lakes Towing Makes Cleveland History with Intermodal “Short Sea” Barge Move at the Port of Cleveland.”


Dredging News Online

7/1/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyards signs deal with Damen – could build dredgers”


Dredging Today

6/27/2014: Great Lakes Shipyard Signs Five-Year Partnership with Damen”



7/8/2014: “Great Lakes Towing and Shipyard Celebrate 116th Year”


Inland Port Magazine

6/3/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard Hauls Out USCG Cutter”
7/18/2014: “Great Lakes Towing Company Hosts WIRE-Net Networking Event”



10/10/2013: Tall Ship US Brig NIAGARA at Great Lakes Drydocking and Repairs”

3/21/2012: “MARAD Awards Nearly $10 Million in Grants to Small Shipyards”

9/22/2011: Great Lakes Shipyards Lands Tug Construction Contracts”
11/28/2011: “World’s Third Largest Boat Hoist Delivered”


Great Lakes Seaway News

7/8/2014: “Great Lakes Towing and Shipyard Celebrates Its 116th Year”


Great Lakes Seaway Review

Coming soon…


Green Bay Press Gazette

8/31/2014: “Lake freighters ply the waters with power and grace”


6/30/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard Now a Damen Licensed Builder”
7/18/2014: “Great Lakes Towing Company Hosts WIRE-Net Networking Event”
11/11/2014: “Cruise Vessel Drydocked at Great Lakes Shipyard”

1/16/2015: “Great Lakes Towing Announces Two New Hires”
1/28/2015: “USACE Barges, Tugs Up for Repair”


6/27/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard authorized to build Damen designs”
7/7/2014: “The Towing Company celebrates its 116th year”
1/31/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard to drydock four for Corps”
4/2/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard to build two USACE work barges”
4/22/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard drydocks Miller Boat Line ferry”


The Maritime Executive

11/22/2010: “Employment Peaking at Great Lakes Shipyards”

6/23/2011: “Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine and Great Lakes Shipyard Sign Services Agreement for New Marine Service Center”
8/1/2011: “Great Lakes Towing Christens New 770-ton Marine Travelift”
8/30/2011: “Vessel Dedication and Delivery Ceremony of USGSs R/V KAHO and R/V MUSKIE”
9/21/2011: “$23 Million Major Vessel Construction Contracts Awarded to Great Lakes Shipyard”
9/28/2011: “Great Lakes Shipyard Provides Dry Docking Services to Erie’s Flagship, the US Brig NIAGARA”

1/10/2012: “Rolls-Royce to Upgrade Interlakes Tug Dorothy Ann”
1/16/2012: “Great Lakes Shipyard Delivers Completed Work Boat for Port of Milwaukee”
3/7/2012: “Wood Framing Replaced on US Brig NIAGARA”
3/16/2012: “Great Lakes Shipyard Completes First Repair Contract with a Canadian Tug-Barge Company”
3/27/2012: “From Major Fleet Overhaul to New Tug Construction”
5/1/2012: “Vessel Naming Ceremony for Tugboat HANDY-THREE”
5/3/2012: “Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur Christens Tugboat HANDY-THREE in Vessel Naming Ceremony”
5/3/2012: “Great Lakes Shipyard Holds Naming Ceremony”
7/5/2012: “2012 Team NEO Economic Development Plus Asset Creation Award to the Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard”
7/18/2012: “Great Lakes Shipyard Completes Repair Contract for Ohio Department of Natural Resources”
8/3/2012: “Great Lakes Shipyard and The Great Lakes Towing Company Jointly Complete Pittsburgh Tank Contract”

1/14/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard Appoints Three New Management Positions”
3/4/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard Completes Winter Work on ATB DORTHY ANN and PATHFINDER”
4/1/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard Launches First Tug of Seacor’s Aura Class”
5/14/2013: “USCG Cutter Neah Bay Haulted Out at Great Lakes”
10/1/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard Replaces Propulsion on USCG Cutter”
10/11/2013: “U.S. Brig Niagara Arrives At Great Lakes Shipyard”
11/6/2013: “Miller Boat Line’s Ferry M/V South Bass at Great Lakes Shipyard”

1/4/2014: “Winter Work Kicks Off at Great Lakes Shipyard”
6/26/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard Gains Damen License”
7/8/2014: “Great Lakes Towing and Shipyard Celebrate 116th Year”
7/18/2014: “Great Lakes Towing Hosts Networking Event”
10/27/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard to Build Two New Tugs”
11/11/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard Awarded Cruise Ship Drydocking Contract”
11/11/2014: “Video: Nautica Queen hauled out at Great Lakes Shipyard”

Maritime Global News

7/18/2014: “Great Lakes Towing Hosts Networking Event”

Maritime Professional

Coming soon…


The Plain Dealer

7/17/2008: “Cleveland boatbuilder shipping first tug to foreign buyer”

8/31/2011: “U.S. Geological Survey christens two new Great Lakes research vessels”
9/29/2011: “Grand old warship sails into Cleveland for a tuneup”

7/13/2013: “Great Lakes Towing Co. and Great Lakes Shipyard honored: Business notebook”

6/27/2014: “Local business briefs: Development corporations get grants, Shipyard now licensed builder for Damen”
8/19/2014: “Shipyard gets docking contract, company has community service day: Local Business Briefs”
9/29/2014: “Amplify Speaker Series ending Wednesday; Great Lakes Shipyard to build tugs for NY Power; NiSource splits division: Local Business Briefs”
11/11/2014: “Leadership event set; shipyard gets contract; vehicle sales still up: Local Business Briefs”

1/31/2015: “Shipyard gets tug, barge repair contract”

Professional Mariner

6/27/2014: “Great Lakes Shipyard now licensed builder for Damen”
7/7/2014: “Great Lakes Towing and Shipyard celebrating 116th year”
8/1/2014: “Great Lakes Towing works against conditions and clock to refloat freighter”
9/8/2014: “R/V Kiyi returns to Great Lakes Shipyard for dry-docking”

1/28/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard gets four-vessel repair contract from Army Corps”
1/29/2015: “Great Lakes Towing names two new directors”
4/2/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard gets Corps barge contract”
4/22/2015: “Great Lakes Shipyard gets dry-docking contract for Miller ferry”
4/27/2015: “Great Lakes Towing helps refloat bulk carrier”
4/28/2015: “Great Lakes Towing, Great Lakes Shipyard announce two new hires”



9/21/2014: “Longest ship on Great Lakes freed after running aground off Duluth”



10/13/2011 “Great Lakes begins work on Milwaukee workboat”

3/20/2012: “Pelee Islander to undergo repairs at Great Lakes Shipyard”
1/16/2012: “Great Lakes delivers workboat to Port of Milwaukee”
1/9/2012: “Rolls-Royce to upgrade Interlake tug Dorothy Ann”

11/18/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard commissions new cutting machine”
9/6/2013: “Great Lakes Shipyard awarded contract for U.S. Fish and Wildlife vessel”

5/29/2014: “Video: USCG cutter Biscayne Bay hauled out at Great Lakes Shipyard”
11/11/2014: “Video: Nautica Queen hauled out at Great Lakes Shipyard”


World Maritime News

6/27/2014: “Damen Designs to Be Built at Great Lakes Shipyard”