Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 2.2 million tons in April, a virtual tie with a year ago. The trade was 19 percent below the month’s five-year average, however.
Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 5.6 million tons in April, a decrease of 9% compared to a year ago. However, loadings were 11% ahead of the month’s five-year average.
JonRie InterTech was commissioned for the supply of deck equipment for the new ASD Aura from Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio.
The new Tug is a Jensen designed
Heavy ice cover on the lakes that stretched well into April slowed resumption of the limestone trade. Shipments totaled only 1.8 million tons, a decrease of 28% compared to a year ago.
Great Lakes Shipyard hauled out the United States Coast Guard Cutter Neah Bay (WTGB-105) using its 770-ton capacity Travelift. The repair contract, awarded to the Shipyard in early March,
The University of Michigan will host a seminar and panel discussion entitled “Low Great Lakes Water Levels: Understanding the causes and potential consequences” on May 30 from 3-5 p.
Canada aligns with USA to reduce harmful air emissions from ships navigating in Canadian waters.
The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities,
Great Lakes Towing Company tugboats 'Wyoming' & 'Idaho' free the grounded freighter 'Spruceglen' in Lake St. Claire.
The Great Lakes Towing Company, which celebrates 115 years of service this year,
Interlake Steamship moves toward upgrading its fleet to energy efficient, more environmentally friendly LNG fuel.
The company has announced that it has reached
Algoma Central Corporation (Algoma) wins in its dispute with a Chinese shipyard at a London, UK, Arbitration Tribunal.
The tribunal heard the shipbuilding contract
JonRie supplied deck equipment has been commissioned on the new ASD Aura from Great Lakes Shipyard, Cleveland, Ohio.
The new Tug is a Jensen designed ASD 4650
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is to present a public program featuring a range of important issues concerning the Great Lakes.
The Great Lakes Symposium
Pearl Sea Cruises' 'Pearl Mist', now in final outfitting, will cruise the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway, Canadian Maritimes & New England in 2014,
Coast Guard Station Charlevoix, Michigan, accept delivery of the station’s new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, built by Marinette Marine, of Manitowoc, Wis.
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC) announced that eight Great Lakes Seaway System ports are receiving the prestigious Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter
Rand Logistics, Inc. announced that John Binion, most recently the Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of United Maritime Group, has been appointed to Rand's Board of Directors.
A Unified Command of U.S. Coast Guard & the Ingram Barge Company say the Marseilles Dam is structurally sound after 7 barges broke loose nearby.
On Friday night the U.
U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) carried 2.2 million tons of dry-bulk cargo in March, a decrease of 7% compared to 2012.
However, the fleet’s March
The Obama Administration releases its final plan for translating the National Ocean Policy into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people.
Renee Marazon, Superintendent, The Maritime Academy of Toledo, announced that the first-ever “K-12 Maritime Education Great Lakes and Inland Waterways Symposium” will be held Friday,