Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

News and Media

News Articles Featuring The S.S. Badger

It’s amazing to hear about SS Badger’s presence in various articles. Here’s a compilation of the few noteworthy SS Badger appearances.

Posted 2023/08 – After unexpected damage to its ramp system, Lake Michigan Carferry will not be able to resume operation of its SS Badger this season.

Posted 2022/04 – New Marine Highway Route, Two New Marine Highway Designations, and A Project Designation Extension Support Supply Chain Resiliency

Posted 2021/03 – Historic Lake Michigan Car Ferry Now Booking 2021 Crossings

Posted 2021/03 – Under New Ownership, the SS Badger Expected to Run as Usual in 2021, with Precautions

Posted 2021/01 – Historic SS Badger Lives to Steam Another Day

Posted 2021/01 – Ohio-based Company Buys Lake Michigan Car Ferry SS Badger

Posted 2021/01 – Great Lakes Car Ferry SS Badger is Sold

Posted 2021/01 – Historic Great Lakes Ferry Acquired by Interlake

Posted 2020/12 – SS BADGER SOLD: LMC, Pere Marquette Shipping bought by Interlake Holding Company

Posted 2020/12 – Iconic Great Lakes Car Ferry SS Badger Sold

Posted 2020/12 – S.S. Badger – Iconic Cross-Lake Car Ferry in Ludington Sold to Ohio Firm

Posted 2020/06 – Business in Focus: Summer Cruising on the S.S. Badger

Posted 2016/02 – National Historic Landmark Designation

Posted 2016/01 – Snakes On The Water (Cobras On The S.S. Badger)

Posted 2015/08 – Discover 11 Things To Do In Manitowoc and Two Rivers Wisconsin

Posted 2015/07 – S.S. Badger Designated as the Continuance Route of the US 10 Highway System

Posted 2015/06 – TripAdvisor’s 2015 Certificate of Excellence Award

Posted 2015/06 – US OKs coal-fired ferry for another season on Lake Michigan _ UTSanDiego

Posted 2015/06 – EPA Approval Press Release May 2015

Posted 2015/05 – Containment B-Roll

Posted 2015/04 – S.S. Badger Lake Michigan Car Ferry On-Board for Iola ‘15

Posted 2015/03 – Click here to see the online version of our Crossings magazine.

Posted 2015/01 – Ludington Daily News Article – “Ash Conveyor & Retention” By: Steve Begnoche

Posted 2014/12 – Great Lakes/Seaway Review – “Old School meets new school” By: Janenne Pung

Posted 2014/12 – Midland Daily News – “The Badger relieves the Badgered” By: Steve Griffin

Posted 2014/12 – Midwest Traveler – “S.S. Badger charts a course across Lake Michigan” By: Jim Umhoefer

Posted 2014/12 – Record & Clarion – “Old and reliable SS Badger” By: Wes and Cyndi Alexander

Posted 2014/12 – LDN Article 05/06/2014 – “SS Badger Gets New System To Reduce Coal Ash” By: Steve Begnoche