Travel and Hospitality Expenses

Travel and Hospitality Expense Reports

This web site provides information on the travel and hospitality expenses incurred within the Great Lakes Pilotage Authority (the “Authority”) by the Chair of the Board, the Board members, the Chief Executive Officer, and senior managers.

The rules and principles governing travel are outlined in the Authority’s Directive FI-003 Travel and Hospitality Expenditures. The purpose of this policy is to provide for the reimbursement of reasonable expenses necessarily incurred during travel on Authority business.

The Authority extends hospitality in accordance with the rules and principles outlined in its Authority’s Directive FI-003 Travel and Hospitality Expenditures. The objective of the policy is to ensure that hospitality is extended in an economical and affordable way when it facilitates Authority’s business or is considered desirable as a matter of courtesy and protocol.

This web site is updated every three months in order to include information on travel and hospitality expenses for the previous three months.


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1. Safe Pilotage

We operate and manage the safe pilotage of sea vessels through the Great Lakes waterways. Along with our partners, we ensure safe passage to all sea vessels navigating through the Great Lakes system of lakes and locks.

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2. Tariffs

We fix pilotage tariffs at a level that permits us to operate on a self-sustaining financial basis that we believe are fair and reasonable to our customers.

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3. Pilotage Certification

As a regulatory agency responsible for navigation in the Great Lakes region, we administer and monitor a certification system to provide reasonable reassurance the safe passage of ships in the region.

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