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An oil spill temporarily closed shipping traffic on the St. Marys River between Ontario and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.
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The 2021 shipping season was a “bounce-back season,” which Great Lakes port administrators attribute to increased cargo and infrastructure improvements.
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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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Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?
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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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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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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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Voluntary organization Green Marine encourages port authorities, port terminals, shipping companies and shipyards to improve their sustainability, but regulations and expense remain challenges.
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The rules require all Canadian ships and all ships visiting Canadian ports to treat ballast water. That includes so-called “lakers.” They are ships which only haul cargo within the Great Lakes.