Officials at the Port of Duluth-Superior announced today that Duluth’s Clure Public Marine Terminal now has the ability to handle significantly larger volumes of international shipping containers transported by vessel, in an
By Jonathan Barnes, Marine Log Contributor Around the Great Lakes region, shipyards are busy. The need for vessels, maintenance and retrofits, and necessary infrastructure improvements, have led to a hike in activity
While this issue has a focus on the Great Lakes, there’s a lot more: Bulkers going green? What’s the lead cause behind fishing vessel accidents? Also, meet REV LNG CEO David Kailbourne.
The Ottawa, Canada, headquartered Chamber of Marine Commerce doesn’t like new ballast water regulations released by Transport Canada. In fact, Its president and CEO, Bruce Burrows, calls them “a half-baked solution.” The
One of America’s best known Great Lakes shipbuilders has come under new ownership. Superior, Wis.-based Fraser Industries LLC has been acquired by Infrastructure Acquisition Partners LLC, a joint venture between Norway’s Cleaves
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has released a new report—The Economic Importance of the U.S. Private Shipbuilding and Repairing Industry—that measures the economic importance of the shipbuilding and repairing
St. Catharines, Ontario, headquartered Algoma Central Corporation (TSX:ALC) reports that it has taken delivery of the Captain Henry Jackman, its fifth Equinox Class gearless dry-bulk carrier and the tenth Equinox Class vessel.
March 2021 On March 3, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) reintroduced the Great Lakes Winter Commerce Act. The bipartisan legislation aims to codify the U.S.
U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet operators continue to invest heavily in their ships and the region. The fresh water of the Great Lakes allows vessels to sail for decades, and ships that are
Private equity firm American Industrial Partners (AIP) has agreed to sell what it calls “a significant minority stake” in Great Lakes operator Rand Logistics to funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management’s Transportation