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Economic Impacts of the Port of Chicago released

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership announces the release of Economic Impacts of the Port of Chicago, a report documenting the many contributions made by the Illinois International Port District (IIPD) and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the City of Chicago, Cook County, State of Illinois and Great Lakes region.

The study reports that in 2017 the IIPD and maritime commerce supported:

  • 6,381 jobs
  • $820.4 million in economic activity
  • $514.8 million in personal income and local consumption expenditures
  • $192.6 million in federal and state tax revenue

Public meeting - IIPD RFP for Hotel and Boathouse

The Illinois International Port DIstrict is hosting a public meeting to discuss releasing an RFP for a hotel and boathouse on IIPD property.

State of the Port - Presentation

August 23, 2018, the Executive Director, Clayton K. Harris III delivered the first annual State of the Port address.  

Illinois International Port District wins 2017 Season 'Pacesetter Award'

The Illinois International Port District achieved a 51 percent growth in international tonnage in their 2017 navigation season. For this, the port was honored with the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award from the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

A Planning Priorities Report for the Illinois International Port District

The Illinois International Port District and the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning have teamed up for a planning priority report.

First Annual State of the Port August 23, 2018

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018,  Time 5:30-7pm, Location: Harborside, 11001 South Doty Avenue, East, Chicago, IL 60628.

Illinois International Port District Executive Director, Clayton K. Harris III, will present an overview of the Port of Chicago and discuss current activities and goals for the future of the Port. All are welcome to join!

Great Lakes Seaways Partnership: American Anchor

There is no one hero in the story of the Great Lakes. The economic prosperity of the region is due to the efficient and symbiotic connection of The Saint Lawrence Seaway, Great Lakes ports, foreign and domestic vessels, manufacturers, companies, the employees that work there, and their relationship to their local communities. This supply chain is a foundation of our country’s economy. The backbone of our society. It is America’s Anchor.

IIPD issues RFP for solar

The Illinois International Port District (IIPD), a municipal corporation created to promote the shipment of cargoes and commerce through its facilities, has released a request for proposals (RFP) seeking electrical energy and other products generated from commercially proven solar PV facilities.

The 2018 Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System Directory

Check out the latest Seaway directory and the IIPD's newest ad on page 37.

Illinois International Port District receives USDOT's Pacesetter Award

The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Announces Port Winners of 2017 Season 'Pacesetter Award'

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