Great Lakes Shippers Challenge Coast Guard Over Pilotage Fee Hikes

A coalition of Great Lakes trade and transport stakeholders filed suit this week in Washington D.C. challenging a U.S. Coast Guard decision to increase pilotage rates on the Great Lakes by 58 percent over two years.

Some of the key players in the coalition include the U.S. Great Lakes Shipping Association, the Shipping  Federation of Canada, the American Great Lakes Ports Association and Montreal-based Fednav International. READ MORE