by Brandon Champion,

MUSKEGON, MI – The Lake Express is full speed ahead for its 2015 season.

The high-speed car ferry that operates between Milwaukee and Muskegon opens for its 12th season on Friday, May 1. Since its inaugural season, the vessel has made 750 trips a year and carried more than 1 million passengers from Wisconsin to Michigan and vice-versa. The 192-foot-long ship made its first trip to Muskegon in 2015 on Friday, April 24.