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Membership in Great Lakes Maritime Task Force is open to all companies and organizations that are involved in or rely on domestic and/or international Great Lakes shipping.

There are two types of membership: Operating and Associate. Operating Members are companies and organizations actively engaged in Great Lakes shipping and related industries. Associate Members are support or professional service organizations such as law firms, banks, insurance agents, etc.

The Operating Members are organized by Maritime Interest Groups (MIGs). Each MIG represents a distinct maritime interest on the Great Lakes. There are nine MIGs (listed alphabetically):

  • Marine Construction Companies
  • Marine Service Providers
  • Port Authorities
  • Shipboard Labor
  • Shippers
  • Shipyards
  • Shoreside Labor
  • Terminal Operators
  • Vessel Operators

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Operating Member Application Associate Member Application

The MIG structure is for organization. All initiatives and actions are on behalf of the entire membership, not an individual MIG.

GLMTF funds itself with annual dues. Dues for Operating Members are $500. Dues for Associate Members are $250.