Sheboygan County is situated on beautiful Lake Michigan. Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes have long served as a transportation highway for many maritime communities.
The City of Sheboygan Marina’s use is primarily recreation; however, there are a few commercial ventures that call Sheboygan home. Most notability the salmon charter fishing fleets that helped make Sheboygan County the top pick in the Nation for salmon fishing in 2006 by Field and Stream Magazine.
The Marina will not serve a viable logistics-based commercial use as the largest sloop is 50’. However, if you find yourself moving your business to central Wisconsin, because of the nature of your venture, and you miss the maritime feeling of the coasts, please stop in the marina, and consider moving your business to Sheboygan County!
Barge traffic is possible into the Sheboygan River. There are a several other established ports in close proximity to Sheboygan. Below is an overview.
- 25 miles from Sheboygan County
- 270,000 tons of cargo per year (by barge)
- Yacht construction is major port use
- Port has ferry to Ludington, Michigan
- 50 miles from Sheboygan County
- 13 Terminal Operators
- 2 million tons of cargo is shipped by 175 vessels every year
- Dry bulk commodities is most common cargo
- 55 Miles from Sheboygan County
- True commercial port
- Intermodal loading site