Great Lakes Seaway Review


Digital Dateline
Week of 5/18/15

U.S. ports enjoy a ‘fast and furious’ start to 2015 shipping season

Even with a slight blip due to ice coverage in late March and early April, U.S. ports along the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway system are tracking ahead of tonnage moved in April 2014. In fact, most ports are seeing increases in multiple categories.  

April tonnage up in Green Bay

An early start to the 2015 shipping season got the Port of Green Bay off on the right foot with a 67 percent increase in imports/exports compared to last April’s numbers. This year’s season began 15 days earlier than in 2014, making a positive impact on tonnage.  

Rand Logistics hires Chief Financial Officer

Rand Logistics, Inc. welcomed Mark Hiltwein as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Hiltwein brings more than two decades of financial management experience.  

ABS appoints Chief Technology Officer

ABS has appointed Howard Fireman Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).   

Last utility boat on display in Door County

The last U.S. Coast Guard Utility Boat Large (UTB) in service has been placed on permanent display in front of the Door County Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.  

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