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The Catch: New freighter in town-
The ship is the first American made bulk cargo carrier constructed on the Great Lakes in nearly 40 years.
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First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet-
The Mark W. Barker is more innovative and versatile than the larger Lakers.
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Mapping the Great Lakes: Carrying Cargo-
There are billions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of jobs in Great Lakes shipping.
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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.
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Coast Guard: Oil spill closes shipping on St. Mary’s River-
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 2022 Great Lakes shipping season sets sail after COVID-19 hurdles-
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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$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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Cargo, With a Side of Hornets, Flies and Crabs-
Global shipping is moving invasive species around the world. Can world governments agree on necessary preventative measures?
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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.