The most authoritative guide to Great Lakes shipping available


  • Hard-cover in handy 6″ x 9″ size
  • 28 tabs provide quick, easy reference
  • Includes detailed information not available from any other source
  • Updated annually
  • All advertisements run in full-color at no additional cost
  • Release May, 2017

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Greenwood’s Guide is utilized by all segments of the shipping industry — owners, operators, agents, governments, libraries, suppliers, import-export, terminal operators, overseas shippers and more.

Greenwood’s Guide is available in high-quality print, CD, as a PDF download and a mobile app on the iTunes store.

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Tab Sections
Terms & AssumptionsFleets
Bulk FreightersSelf-Unloaders
Tank VesselsTugs, Towing & Salvage
Cargo Barges & Crane VesselsPackage Freighters, Cars & Passenger Ferries
Research & Government VesselsLongevity & Size Tables
Fuel Used by Vessels & HorsepowerCompartment Capacities
Port Profiles & MileageGrain Elevators
Ore DocksCoal Docks
Stone, Sand & Dry Bulk Cargo DocksGeneral Cargo Docks & Stevedoring
Liquid Cargo Docks & BunkeringShipyards - Dry Docks
Repair & Equipment ProvidersOperational Services
Insurance, Surveyors, Engineers, AttorneysSteamship Agents/Brokers, Forwarders/ Stevedores
Security & TollsEducation & Training
Contacts & Great Lakes DelegationVessel Index & Advertisers Index