Joining Hwy H2O delivers you a connection to a community of stakeholders and experts in the marine and shipping industry, helping your business to network and stay connected with the latest on trends, market intelligence and shipping opportunities.

Membership benefits include:

Benefits Port Partner Member Cruising
Listed as Origin/Destination on route and toll calculator
Listed on interactive Great Lakes/Seaway Map
Contact info & link on website
Access to Member only section of website
Ability to use the HWY H2brand and logo
Start-up kit (promotional materials, a wall plaque, brochures, flags)
Exposure at major North American and International trade exhibitions
Opportunity to operate out of the HWY H2O Booth @ minimal fee
Access to European Representative, Alan Taylor
Discounted price to the HWY H2O Annual Conference
Invitations to free workshops and webinars as organized by HWY H2O and geared towards developing business for System ports and members
Invitations to HWY H2O networking events
Benefit from HWY H2O advertising – print, digital, closed captioning, radio
Access to all HWY H2O marketing material
HWY H2O Website/Twitter account/Instagram
Cruising Website Page dedicated to cruising information
Listed on interactive Great Lakes/Seaway Map located on the Cruising Website Page Only
Opportunity to operate out of the Great Lakes Cruise Booth at North American and International trade exhibitions

For more information about becoming a HWY H2O member, email:

Download our Membership Application here »

Download our Membership Package here »

Since 2005, twenty-five of the largest ports along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River have signed on as port partners.

Membership has been expanded to include other system stakeholders such as carriers, stevedoring companies, agents and municipalities.

For a list of HWY H2O Port Partners and Members click here »

A big THANKS to all of our wonderful members who provided us with amazing photographs. See us in action by visiting our gallery.