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Can shipping on the Great Lakes take the next step toward transporting high-value container cargo?-
In this Q&A, Lake Carriers’ Association President James Weakley talks Great Lakes shipping economy, ice breakers, the Soo Locks and more.02
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$3.7M grant to aid Lafarge port upgrades-
The investments in the Alpena port, and others across the nation, will strengthen supply chains and speed up delivery of goods to residents, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said in a news release.
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Sustainable Shipping: The Port of Montreal’s role as the Great Lakes’ green gateway-
The Port of Montreal is one of two ports with a perfect score under Green Marine’s sustainability certification program. As such a large and critically positioned port, Montreal also has arguably more money to spend on sustainability initiatives than many other ports.
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Sustainable Shipping: At the Port of Milwaukee the wind blows toward a greener future-
In Milwaukee, the port’s wind turbine has been a great source of success, but despite efforts, the port struggles to change its image with the public.
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Sustainable Shipping: Burns Harbor port tries to green Indiana’s industrial coast-
A water cannon, a truck marshalling yard and 400 trees are just some of the ways the Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor is trying to mitigate the impacts of the huge steel industry that lives on Indiana’s northwest coast.
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Duckling Docks: Toronto installs floating docks to save drowning birds-
Parts of Toronto’s harbor are lined by high dock lines intended for ships, making it impossible for ducks to climb out and rest. But a series of low, floating docks recently installed by PortsToronto should change that.
COVID-19 Cruise Cut: Great Lakes cruise season postpones trips until 2021-
With extended port closures and coronavirus restrictions, cruise lines in the Great Lakes have ended planned itineraries for the year.
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As energy use changes in the Great Lakes, so too does the world’s largest freshwater port-
The Port of Duluth-Superior is one of the largest ports in the U.S., and its second largest commodity is coal.