Great Lakes

Fednav Welcomes Innovative Ballast System at Indiana Port

Fednav Limited, the largest international bulk shipowner in Canada, welcomed to the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Federal Caribou, one of seven new oceangoing

Fednav's New Bulker Features High-tech BWT System

Fednav Limited,  an  international bulk shipowner in Canada, has welcomed to the Port of Indiana – Burns Harbor, the Federal Caribou, one of seven new oceangoing

FMC Chairman Meets With Great Lakes Constituents

Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Chairman Mario Cordero recently traveled to Cleveland to meet with executives, officials and mariners involved in endeavors in

Great Lakes Shipyard Lays Keel for 10 Damen Tugs

A keel-laying ceremony was held on August 10 at Great Lakes Shipyard in Cleveland, Ohio for 10 Damen Stan Tugs 1907 ICE. The new Ice Class vessels will be the first

St. Lawrence Seaway Traffic Sluggish in July

“We are about half-way through the 2016 navigation season and our overall cargo tonnage numbers are down by 11 percent,” said Betty Sutton, Administrator of the

Coast Guard leaders of US, Canada reinvest in Safety Agreement

Rear Adm. June E. Ryan, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District joined Assistant Commissioner Julie Gascon of the Canadian Coast Guard, Central and Arctic

Tawas Point Lighthouse to be Turned off in September

The U. S. Coast Guard said it will turn off the light inside the Tawas Point Lighthouse navigational aid in East Tawas, Michigan, in September and activate a new lighted aid to navigation about 3,

Great Lakes Limestone Trade Down 18% in July

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3,348,040 tons in July, a decrease of 18 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Lakes Carriers’ Association (LCA).

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Dips 15% in July

Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5.6 million tons in July, a decrease of 15 percent compared to a year ago, according to the Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA).

LNG Market Needs More Vessels than Currently on Order - Drewry

Despite the current weakness in LNG shipping rates, Drewry maintains its bullish long-term outlook for LNG shipping and believes that the market will require more

Great Lakes Dredging Awards Announced

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced that it was recently awarded four contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. Great Lakes received two

DuBon, Harbin Awarded Crowley Memorial Scholarships

Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Thomas B. Crowley Sr. Memorial Scholarships are helping to further educational opportunities for two students of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy (GLMA).

Great Lakes Ports Support Ballast Reforms

Directors of major commercial ports in the Great Lakes region called on Congress to end years of regulatory chaos surrounding ballast water management.    In a joint letter issued late yesterday,

U.S. Ports See Slower Beginning to Shipping Season

While U.S. ports have been busy, overall the beginning of the shipping season has been slower than anticipated.   “Although the overall cargo numbers remain down

First Keillor Fellow in Place: Adam Bechle

For nearly 30 years, Phil Keillor worked as a coastal engineer for Wisconsin Sea Grant, retiring in 2003. During his career, Keillor earned a national reputation his for technical assistance,

High Speed Solid State S-band Delivered for US Ferry

A Solid State S-band radar with 8-ft antenna and high speed rotation – reportedly the world’s first and smallest – has been installed by JRC for the high speed car/passenger ferry Lake Express.

Great Lakes Limestone Trade Down in June

Shipments of limestone on the Great Lakes totaled 3.7 million tons in June, a decrease of 7.8 percent compared to a year ago, and slightly below the month’s five-year average,

Great Lakes Iron Ore Trade Slides 7% in June

The Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA) reports that iron ore shipments on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway totaled 5.8 million tons in June, a decrease of 7.

Coast Guard Investigates Sheen in Lake Ontario

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a sheen in Lake Ontario near the Fitzpatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York, approximately 10 miles northeast of Oswego, New York, Sunday.

Scrubbers Installed on Another Great Lakes Bulker

The Interlake Steamship Company’s M/V Lee A. Tregurtha sailed today from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisc., becoming the shipper’s third

 
 
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