The US Coast Guard promulgated a final rule establishing Great Lakes Pilotage rates for 2013. The revised rates, which come into effect on 1 August 2013, provide for an average increase of 1.87% over current rates. 78 Fed. Reg. 13521 (February 28, 2013).

USCG – Great Lakes Maritime Strategy

The US Coast Guard posted the 2012 Annual Report of its Great Lakes Maritime Strategy. The report is an account of the initiatives, programmatic changes, and successes the Ninth Coast Guard District has made in advancing the strategic objectives outlined in the strategy. (2/28/13).

Courtesy of Bryant’s Maritime Consulting