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CWB takes delivery of its first Equinox laker

NOVEMBER 11, 2014 — Canada’s CWB (formerly the Canadian Wheat Board) reports that it has taken delivery of the CWB Marquis, the first of its two Equinox class laker vessels. The bulker

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Grounded laker refloated

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — The American Spirit, a 1,004-foot freighter that had been hard aground in the Straits of Mackinac since Thursday afternoon (see earlier story), was refloated early Friday morning. Today,

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Coast Guard responds to grounded laker

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie is responding to a 1,004-foot freighter that ran aground in Straits of Mackinac, Thursday evening. At 6:30 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at