Great Lakes Seaway Review


Digital Dateline
Week of 10/27/14

Great Lakes Commission releases crude oil production and transportation report

The Great Lakes Commission released a draft report evaluating the potential benefits and risks surrounding the transport of crude oil in the Great Lakes/St. Lawrence River region.  

CanEst Transit opens new agricultural terminal

CanEst Transit officially opened a new cleaning and containerization terminal for agricultural products at the Port of Montreal October 20.  

U.S.-flag lakers move 350,000 tons of cargo per day in September

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters moved 10.6 million tons of cargo in September, an average of 353,611 tons per day and an increase of 6.8 percent compared to a year ago.  

New combat ship launched

The U.S. Navy christened the future USS Detroit, the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin.  

EPA target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies to protect public health by targeting harmful algal blooms in western Lake Erie.  

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