Great Lakes Seaway Review


Digital Dateline
Week of 4/21/14

Ice stymies ore shipments on Lakes in March

Thick ice on the Great Lakes limited iron ore shipments in March to 1.1 million tons, a decrease of 43 percent compared to a year ago. Shipments from U.S. Great Lakes ports fell by 52 percent.  

Port of Indiana welcomes first ocean ships of 2014 season

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opened the 2014 international shipping season April 17 with the arrival of Cyprus-flagged M/V Isolda and Hong Kong-flagged M/V Federal Nakagawa.  

U.S. Transportation Secretary names new members to maritime advisory panel

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx appointed 10 new members to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC).  

LNG meeting planned for May

The 3rd Annual Great Lakes Maritime Research Institute LNG meeting will be held Wednesday, May 21 at the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Yellowjacket Union.  

Politicians, chamber executives tour Georgian College

Federal MPs and other politicians joined Chamber of Marine Commerce executives at Georgian College’s Owen Sound, Ontario campus April 12 for a tour of Georgian College’s International Marine Training and Research Centre, including its state-of-the-art ship simulator.  

Great Lakes Shipyard completes winter work

During winter layup at Great Lakes Shipyard in Cleveland, Ohio, repair work took place on the following vessels:  

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