February 16, 2011 – Local officials in Central Elgin, Ontario have agreed to begin formal discussions with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority regarding the launch of a ferry service between Port Stanley and Cleveland.
On Monday the Central Elgin Municipal Council passed a resolution that supports further discussions with Cleveland port officials. Central Elgin is the governing authority over Port Stanley. Talks between the city and Port Authority are now expected to accelerate.
February 15, 2011-The inaugural meeting of the 2011 Great Lakes Waterways Conference (formerly known as the United States Coast Guard’s Marine Community Days) will be held February 16-17 at the Hyatt Regency Cleveland- Arcade and the Sammy’s Center at One Cleveland Center.
The conference will involve a full range of maritime professionals and industry’s from throughout the Great Lakes region in the United States and Canada. The conference has been organized to bring together the key players in government and the private sector to discuss pressing transportation and policy issues pertaining to the Great Lakes.