Current eNewsletter

September 2012

William D. Friedman
President & CEO

Welcome to the inaugural issue of our e-newsletter.  This is an exciting time for the Port as we advance new initiatives and help continue our community’s momentum.  Cleveland is in the midst of a surge in public and private development, and the Port is actively engages in these efforts.


On the Docks

A new rail loop on the Port’s lakefront docks will soon give shippers improved service at the Port and better access to markets throughout North America. The loop will allow all cargo shipped through the Port to move on either the CSX or Norfolk Southern (NS) railroads, connecting the two sides of the Port’s rail system for the first time.


Along the Water

Great Lakes Restoration Conference Coming to Cleveland

Next week, the 8th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference comes to Cleveland and will showcase a series of successful hometown renewal projects.



New Port work boats will soon begin removing floating debris from Cleveland Harbor

If you happen to pass the Cuyahoga River later this month, keep an eye open for Flotsam and Jetsam, the Port’s two new, custom-designed work vessels that will soon be removing floating debris from the Cuyahoga River ship channel and the downtown Lake Erie shoreline.  READ MORE >


In the Community

Migration Mania at the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve

The Port is inviting the community to a Fall Migration Mania celebration on September 22nd at the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, a unique wildlife habitat on the lakeshore and in the city.  READ MORE >


The Port’s financing programs:  Two decades of supporting development

As we approach the 20th anniversary of our first foray into the world of development financing, the Port is proud to have secured nearly $2 billion for projects in Cleveland and our region.  READ MORE >

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