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Public comment wanted for next set of cabinet-level appointees
Press Release

Public comment wanted for next set of cabinet-level appointees

Leadership for Public Works, Water Works, Port, Health Department and Emergency Management & Communications Director set for this week

City Hall: Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees
City Hall

Council Grilling, But Advancing Mayoral Appointees

Most being confirmed unanimously after long meetings.

Port Renaming Boat “Larry Sullivan” After 53-Year City Employee

Port Renaming Boat “Larry Sullivan” After 53-Year City Employee

Sullivan retired last week after nearly three decades as port's chief engineer.

Transportation: Wisconsin Ethanol By-Product To Feed the World
Transportation

Wisconsin Ethanol By-Product To Feed the World

First-of-its-kind export facility on the Great Lakes will take trucks off the road, make Midwest ethanol more competitive.

Transportation: Port Traffic Up in 2019
Transportation

Port Traffic Up in 2019

Port rebounds from down 2018 to exceed five-year average cargo volume.

Plats and Parcels: Downtown House Being Deconstructed For Apartments
Plats and Parcels

Downtown House Being Deconstructed For Apartments

Plus: City planning third cruise ship dock

Transportation: Viking Cruises Adds Milwaukee as Port
Transportation

Viking Cruises Adds Milwaukee as Port

But not all news from the port is good, it's recovering from nearly $1 million in storm damage.

Port Milwaukee Dealing with Significant Weather Issues
Press Release

Port Milwaukee Dealing with Significant Weather Issues

Operations and Access Halted at Jones Island

Port Milwaukee Shipping Up in 2019

Port Milwaukee Shipping Up in 2019

Among a number of Great Lakes ports shipping more cargo, despite tariffs.

Milwaukee Becoming a Cruise Ship Destination

Milwaukee Becoming a Cruise Ship Destination

Milwaukee is an increasingly important port of call for cruising on the Great Lakes, visits to city up 100 percent this year.

City Hall: Your Boat Is Too Loud
City Hall

Your Boat Is Too Loud

Bauman moves to close loophole in city's noise ordinance.

Port Milwaukee to Partner With Quebec?

Port Milwaukee to Partner With Quebec?

Milwaukee and Quebec provincial government leaders exploring agreement to grow international trade.

Transportation: Over 1,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Have Visited Milwaukee in 2019
Transportation

Over 1,000 Cruise Ship Passengers Have Visited Milwaukee in 2019

Milwaukee is no Miami, but cruise ship strategy drawing increased hotel stays, flights.

Plenty of Horne: Inside Milwaukee’s Successful DNC Bid
Plenty of Horne

Inside Milwaukee’s Successful DNC Bid

Mayor speaks off the cuff to reveal what happened, what's going on now, what is to come.

Eyes on Milwaukee: City Tourism Boost from Cruise Ships?
Eyes on Milwaukee

City Tourism Boost from Cruise Ships?

Port Milwaukee angling to make city an anchor in growing Great Lakes cruise industry.

Port Milwaukee Sees Overseas Growth

Port Milwaukee Sees Overseas Growth

Last year, port had 43 international visits, up 25 percent from 2017.

Port Milwaukee International Shipping Season Begins Within Days
Press Release

Port Milwaukee International Shipping Season Begins Within Days

Two Ships Now Crossing the Atlantic Ocean Are Headed Here

City Hall: Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech
City Hall

Barrett Offers Upbeat State of City Speech

Mayor touts employers coming to city, The Hop's launch and a friendly governor.

Port Milwaukee Seaway Cargo Volume Grows in 2018
Press Release

Port Milwaukee Seaway Cargo Volume Grows in 2018

Bulk Material Volume Down as Cargo Deliveries Pushed into 2019

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Tariffs Affecting Great Lakes Ports

Port Milwaukee’s traffic was down in 2018, but other ports in state see an increase.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Committee Okays $40 Million For Komatsu
Eyes on Milwaukee

Committee Okays $40 Million For Komatsu

But financing for $285 million manufacturing campus gets blasted by Ald. Bauman.

Photo Gallery: Milwaukee’s Second Harbor Fest
Photo Gallery

Milwaukee’s Second Harbor Fest

Fest featured a boat parade, sturgeons on display, and local food, drinks and music.

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Trump Tariffs Hurt Milwaukee Port

Corn exports decimated, steel imports a concern.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Port Supported 1,309 Jobs, $106 Million in Trade in 2017
Eyes on Milwaukee

Port Supported 1,309 Jobs, $106 Million in Trade in 2017

New port director introduces report trumpeting harbor's value to Milwaukee, but is there a salt shortage looming?

City Hall: Adam Schlicht Confirmed as Port Director
City Hall

Adam Schlicht Confirmed as Port Director

New director envisions growing the port through international marketing, diversification.

City Hall: Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director
City Hall

Council Moves to Confirm New Port Director

Adam Schlicht has dreams of growing the port through international marketing.

Mayor Barrett Names Adam Schlicht as Port Director in Milwaukee
Press Release

Mayor Barrett Names Adam Schlicht as Port Director in Milwaukee

Schlicht will direct operations at Port Milwaukee, oversee a staff of nineteen people, and administer Foreign Trade Zone No.41.