Chicago and Western Lakes Port Council

The Chicago and Western Lakes Port Council is one of 18 Port Maritime Councils located in major inland and deep sea shipping locations across the United States and chartered by the Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO. The Chicago Port Council is composed of various labor union locals whose members are affiliated with the domestic maritime industry, including crewing, supplying and building US-flag vessels as well as supporting America's waterborne infrastructure. The Council also promotes the US-flag industry (including the Jones Act) and workers within it.

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Chicago and Western Lakes Port Council
Bob Howard, Chairman
10 East Clinton Street
Joliet, IL 60432
(708) 772-0834
rhowardsup@yahoo.com

John Grande
(630) 777-1775
jagrande17@hotmail.com
Chad Partridge, Treasurer
cpartridge@seafarers.org