great lakes


Friday, September 23, 2022
jones act vessel
Shipping

MARAD Launches Alternative Fuels Study on Great Lakes

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) has announced the launch of a 16-month study exploring low carbon fuel options for shipping on the Great Lakes. The

September 23, 2022
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
Accidents

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations After $100 Million Engine Room Fire on Great Lakes Bulker

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued three safety recommendations Thursday following an investigation into last year’s engine room fire

September 1, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
port of deluth
Ports

Grain Is Gushing Out Of The Great Lakes This Year

The St. Lawrence Seaway transported 514,000 tonnes of grain out of the Great Lakes between March 22 to the end of July this year. This represents a 37%

August 29, 2022
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Thursday, August 11, 2022
Offshore

Ohio Supreme Court Ruling Breathes New Life Into Great Lakes Offshore Wind

By Angel Adegbesan (Bloomberg) — Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. may resume its long-stalled efforts to build the first offshore wind

August 11, 2022
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022
The bulk carrier Mark W. Barker pictured underway on maiden voyage. Viewed from the front.
Shipbuilding

Photos: Great Lakes’ First New US-Flagged Bulk Carrier in 40 Years Sets Sail on Maiden Voyage

The first new U.S.-flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier built in nearly 40 years departed on its maiden voyage this morning from Fancantieri Bay Shipbuilding in

July 27, 2022
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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
Shipping

USACE Awards $1 Billion Contract for Soo Locks Phase 3 Upgrade

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.068 billion contract to Kokosing Alberici Traylor (KAT) for Phase 3 of the Soo Locks upgrade project. The

July 5, 2022
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Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Two bulk carriers passing at the exit of Lock 1 on the Welland Canal
Shipping

U.S. Grain Exports from Great Lakes Up in May

The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership (GLSP) on Tuesday announced its tonnage report for shipping through the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System during the

June 21, 2022
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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

May 20, 2022
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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
Total Views: 2141

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
Total Views: 2762