Great Lakes Seaway Review


Digital Dateline
Week of 7/28/14

Seaway to host binational trade mission

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation will host the 34th International Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Trade Mission to Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany Monday-Friday, October 13-17.  

EPA solicits Great Lakes grant proposals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting proposals for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. EPA will award grants totaling up to $4.5 million to eligible shoreline cities to fund green infrastructure projects that will improve Great Lakes water quality.  

Sustainable Shipping Initiative appoints new director

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a global coalition of companies focused on driving commercial growth through sustainable practices, appointed Alastair Fischbacher as Director of the organization. Until his retirement from Rio Tinto in May, Fischbacher represented the company on SSI’s board of trustees.  

Essar Steel finalizes agreement for recapitalization and refinancing

Essar Steel Algoma Inc. has finalized the terms of its support agreement and corresponding equity commitment with Essar Global Fund Limited and holders of more than 70 percent in principal amount of its 9.875 percent senior unsecured notes.  

Sturgeon Bay salutes U.S. Coast Guard

The City of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin will honor its maritime heritage July 31-August 10 at Sturgeon Bay Maritime Week: A Salute to the U.S. Coast Guard. In addition to focusing on Sturgeon Bay’s maritime history, various events will honor local Coast Guard personnel, past and present, for their service and many contributions to the community.  

Hyde Marine selects installation partners for ballast water treatment system

Hyde Marine, Inc. has established two partnership agreements for installation of the chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System for international markets.  

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