Freighters Newsletter

Welcome to the online home of Freighters Newsletter, the bi-monthly publication of Shipwatcher News. This is the seventh generation of the original Shipwatcher News newsletter started in 2014. It was published as Shipwatcher News from 2014 to 2018 and Great Lakes Shipping Chronicle from 2018 to 2020 before becoming Freighters in 2020. Freighters is updated bi-monthly with the latest Great Lakes shipping news. Between issues, check the Newsfeed page for other updates.



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Great Republic departing Muskegon, Michigan, May 25, 2020. Photo by Brendan Falkowski