Organization profile

The Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute (GLMRI) is dedicated to developing and improving economically and environmentally sustainable maritime commerce on the Great Lakes through applied research.  The GLMRI was established in 2004 to pursue research efforts in marine transportation, logistics, economics, engineering, environmental planning, and port management. The US Maritime Administration designated GLMRI as a National Maritime Enhancement Institute in June 2005.  GLMRI represents a consortium of the University of Wisconsin-Superior Transportation and Logistics Research Center and the University of Minnesota Duluth Swenson College of Science and Engineering and Labovitz School of Business and Economics.