Marine link
 

Great Lakes Towing Co. Kicks Off Navigational Season

The Great Lakes Towing Company has successfully completed its first project cargo shipment of the 1995 Great Lakes navigating season. The cargo, an air distillation column measuring 170 ft. (51.8 m) long and weighing 60 metric tons, was manufactured in Canada for Praxair, Inc., an industrial gas producer. The column was rolled onto the 180-ft. (54.8-m) barge, Mobro 2001, at Port Robinson, Ontario, and towed by the tug Ohio to Ecorse, Mich. The column, unloaded by a Demag 4800 crane, is part of a $30 million air separation plant being constructed by Praxair in the Detroit area. The plant is expected to be on-line by August, producing 1,500 tons of oxygen daily.The Great Lakes Towing Company operates 40 tugboats on the Great Lakes, serving 35 ports. The company specializes in project cargo transportation, interport barge towing, harbor towing, icebreaking, rescue for grounded or damaged vessels and icebreaking.




Port Authority History

A Partnership In Maritime Evolution
AAPA Names Nagle President And CEO
Braking New Ground; Creating New Opportunities
Cascade General Wins Portland Ship Yard Bid
Company Initiates Cruise Operation Between California And Mexico
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
Great Lakes Towing Co. Kicks Off Navigational Season
Hong Kong To Build First Terminal Handling Pearl River Delta Cargo
I.s. And Japan Resolve Port Dispute
IACS Encourages Close Links With Port State Control
IMO Secretary-General Calls For More Action On Bulk Carrier Safety
Kopphil Shipyard Clindios $6 Million In Now Contracts
Mako Marine Delivers Patrol Boats To Colombian Coast Guard
MaK-Propelled Container Vessel Built For U.S.-Based Owner, Christened "Tropic Sun7
MarAd Sponsors Study On North American Shipping
New Generation Of Self-Unloading Cargo Ships
Panamanian Vessel Sunk To Create Artificial Reef
Pilot Vessels Designed For Anticipated USCG Regulation Changes
Port Canaveral Will I lome for Disney Cruise Ship
Port Everglades And Kings Ocean In Preliminary Agreement For Increased Service
Port Of Portland Contracts Liftech For Crane Upgrade
Port To Porty Dock To Dock
Posidonia '94:
President Clinton Declares Dredging "A National Concern"
Second $7.9 Million Crane In Place At South port
TSS Ltd., U.K., Supplies Electronic Motion Compensation System For U.S. Dredging Project
Unitor Invests In Two New Workboats For Far East Operation Cruise Ship Sally Albatross
Valmet Introduces New Coupling To Improve Safety
Viet Porlex'97 Merges With Maritime Vietnam For Asian Exhibition
Worldport LA Receives Go-Ahead For Activation Of Foreign Trade Zone
 
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright