The Viking Polaris arrived Friday in Algoma, Wisconsin, making its only stop in the state on the ship’s 15-day Great Lakes excursion tour between Duluth and Toronto. Since last fall, the community has been preparing for passengers on the city’s first cruise ship and those that will come on the eight other ships of the summer. Read the full story by WLUK-TV – Green Bay, WI.
The Motor City was awash with maritime revelry Saturday as the Ocean Navigator cruise ship anchored at the RiverWalk in Detroit, MI for the first Port Days event aimed at showcasing maritime travel on Michigan’s beloved waters. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Saturday, Detroit, Great Lakes, Daily News
Piles of dead alewives – tiny, silvery fish – are lining the beaches of Lake Michigan, rolling in wave by wave. Read the full story by WGBA – TV – Green Bay, WI. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Lake Michigan, fish, Daily News
A retired 50-foot state research vessel will sail into a new mission as an educational tool in Alpena, Michigan. The vessel will help visitors can learn about aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes and their effects on fisheries. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, Great Lakes,…
How do you make Lake Erie “smart”? The Cleveland Water Alliance (CWA) set out to do just that. Inspired by smart cities where you can get real-time traffic updates or find a parking space on your phone, they wondered… ‘what could the lake tell us?’ Now, the CWA is impacting public health and safety while attracting good-paying jobs…
A Holland man will attempt to swim across Lake Michigan this summer to raise money for the Holland Aquatic Center. Read the full story by WZZM-TV – Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News