great lakes


Friday, May 20, 2022
port of deluth
Shipping

Great Lakes Shipping Sees Strong Start to the Season Led by Grain Exports

Shipping on the Great Lakes has kicked off with a bang this season as ports in the region step up to fill the global void of grain caused by

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Friday, April 29, 2022
Accidents

Interlake Steamship Bulk Carrier ‘Kaye E. Barker’ Grounds in Lake Michigan

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a commercial bulk carrier that ran soft aground on a sand bar at the entrance to Muskegon in West Michigan late Thursday.

April 29, 2022
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Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Shipping

St. Lawrence Seaway Kicks Off 2022 Navigation Season

The St. Lawrence Seaway kicked off its 2022 navigation season on Tuesday. As ice clears on the St. Lawrence River, ports on the Montreal – Lake Ontario

March 22, 2022
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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Shipbuilding

New Diesel-Electric ‘Laker’ for Canada Steamship Lines Leaves China on Maiden Voyage

Canada’s first diesel-electric ‘laker’ has been departed China en route to Halifax where it is set to start operations for Canada Steamship

February 2, 2022
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Shipping

Lack of Coast Guard Icebreakers Disrupts Shipping on Great Lakes, Says Task Force

A lack of U.S. Coast Guard icebreaking assets has delayed cargoes this season on the Great Lakes despite a relatively mild and delayed onset of winter in the

February 2, 2022
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Friday, January 21, 2022
Accidents

Mate Killed in Accident on Great Lakes Bulk Carrier -Report

A crew member from an American Steamship Co. Great Lakes freighter was killed in a shipboard accident on Monday while anchored in Gary, Indiana, according to

January 21, 2022
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
port of deluth
Shipping

Smooth Sailing on Great Lakes as Seaway Shipping Increases Steadily

With many of the nation’s ports struggling under the weight of containerized imports, it seems to be smooth sailing on Great Lakes. The Great Lakes

November 17, 2021
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Friday, October 29, 2021
Shipbuilding

First US-Flagged Great Lakes Bulker in 40 Years Launched in Sturgeon Bay – PHOTOS

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes freighter to be built in nearly 40 years was launched Thursday at the Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding shipyard in Sturgeon

October 29, 2021
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Friday, October 22, 2021
Accidents

US-Flagged Bulk Carrier Briefly Grounds in Michigan

The U.S.-flagged bulk MV Calumet ran aground in Michigan’s Saginaw River on Thursday night after high winds pushed the ship off course and set the stern

October 22, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Pipeline repair
Offshore

Canada Invokes 1977 Treaty Over Great Lakes Pipeline Repairs

By Nia Williams (Reuters) – Canada on Monday invoked a 1977 treaty with the United States to trigger bilateral negotiations over Enbridge Inc’s

October 5, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Press Releases

Great Lakes Shipyard Awarded $1.9 Million in Government Contracts

Great Lakes Shipyard, a division of The Great Lakes Towing Company, Cleveland, OH, USA, announced that it has recently been awarded government contracts

September 29, 2021
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Wednesday, August 18, 2021
port of deluth
Shipping

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Sees Uptick in Wind Cargoes

The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway has seen a rise in ship transits this year thanks in part to an increase in wind energy cargoes, boding well for American

August 18, 2021
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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
port of deluth
Shipping

Great Lakes Shipping’s 2021 Navigation Season Off to Strong Start

American and Canadian ports in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System have marked a strong start to the 2021 navigation season with total tonnage up nearly

May 19, 2021
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Friday, April 16, 2021
ALGOMA STRONGFIELD
Environment

Canada-Based Algoma Fined $500,000 for Dumping Wastewater Into Lake Ontario

Ontario, Canada-based Algoma Central Corporation has been fined $500,000 after pleading guilty to dumping wastewater into Lake Ontario, the U.S. Justice

April 16, 2021
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Monday, March 22, 2021
Baie St. Paul cargo ship
Shipping

St. Lawrence Seaway Opens for 2021 Shipping Season

The St. Lawrence Seaway opened for its 63d navigation season on Monday. The Canada Steamship Lines bulk carrier MV Baie St. Paul became the first ship of the

March 22, 2021
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Tuesday, February 23, 2021
port of deluth
Shipbuilding

U.S. Shipping Companies to Spend $87 Million in Great Lakes Region this Year

American shipping companies operating the U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet will invest nearly $87 million at shipyards and facilities across the region this year,

February 23, 2021
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Thursday, February 11, 2021
Lake Superior Ice-breaker
NOAA

Great Lakes Ice Coverage Is The Smallest In Decades

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The U.S. rang in the new year with an unusually mild January 2021 that tied with 1923 for the ninth-warmest January on record. The

February 11, 2021
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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
port of deluth
Ports

Great Lakes Sees Strong 2020 Navigation Season Despite COVID Headwinds

Overall tonnage transported by ships in the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway system was down slightly in the 2020 navigation season compared to 2019,

January 19, 2021
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Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Shipping

Historic SS Badger Lives to Steam Another Day

By Ira Breskin The historic SS Badger will live to steam another day. SS Badger, the last coal-powered car ferry providing regularly scheduled service on the

January 12, 2021
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Monday, January 4, 2021
Shipbuilding

New U.S.-Flagged ‘Laker’ Floated Out in Wisconsin

The first ‘laker’ to be built in the United States in more than 35 years has been floated out of dry dock at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in

January 4, 2021
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