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Port of Erie Economic Impacts Study Results Released

Supports Over 757 Jobs & Contributes $90.8 Million in Economic Activity

Washington, DC (September 12, 2018) – The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership announces the release of Economic Impacts of the Port of Erie, a report documenting the many contributions made by the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the City of Erie, Erie County, State of Pennsylvania and Great Lakes region.

The study reports that in 2017 the Port of Erie and maritime commerce supported:

  • 757 jobs
  • $90.8 million in economic activity
  • $49.6 million in personal income and local consumption expenditures
  • $19.2 million in federal and state tax revenue

“This report demonstrates the significant impact that the maritime industry has on our region,” says Brenda A. Sandberg, Executive Director, Port of Erie. “We are proud to have served Erie for close to 50 years; supporting industrial, commercial and recreational opportunities. With over $90.8 million in annual economic activity, we will continue to serve as a powerful economic engine for Erie and the State of Pennsylvania in the future.”

Download the Press Release

Download the Report: Economic Impacts of the Port of Erie

Download the Report: Economic Impacts of Maritime Shipping in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region (Executive Summary)

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2018 DOCKAGE AVAILABLE FOR BOATS SLIPS!  Contact the Port Authority office at (814)455-7557 for more info.
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Wolverine Park Marina

The Wolverine Park Marina is designed specifically for boaters who desire to rent dock space for short stays in Erie. Forty slips are available in the marina’s sheltered dockage. Group rates and Boat US discounts available. Visit our website at https://www.lakeshoretowing.com/wolverine-park-marina/. 

Where is it?
Wolverine Park Marina is located at the corner of the Bayfront Parkway and State Street. Visiting boaters will be within walking distance of boat repairs and service stations, downtown Erie, the Maritime Museum and Brig Niagara, Dobbins Landing and numerous restaurants/taverns. Please call 814-874-0698









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