Category Archives: Freighters Newsletter

#54 Freighters November-December 2020

The News is in!

#54 Freighters November-December 2020

Introducing Michigan Trader and Dirk S. VanEnkevort

Two Canadian fleets welcome new vessels

Michigan teens deliver Caring for our Sailors Care Packages

S/S Edmund Fitzgerald: 45 Years under the waters of Lake Superior

Interlake purchases S/S Badger and ATB Pere Marquette 41 / Undaunted

In the Design: Stern design

Featured Vessel: Wilfred Sykes

#53 Freighters September-October 2020

The News is in!

#53 Freighters September-October 2020

Welcoming the William Richard

ArcelorMittal sells U.S. assets to Cleveland-Cliffs in $1.4 billion deal

Barge Michigan Trader delivered to VanEnkevort Tug & Barge

Algoma Intrepid delivered to Algoma Central Corp.

Work progressing quickly on Interlake’s Mark W. Barker

In the Design: The leading end – a look at bow design on Great Lakes ships

Featured Vessel: American Integrity

#52 Freighters July-August 2020

The News is in!

#52 Freighters July-August 2020

Port City Marine’s latest vessel makes her debut – ATB Caroline McKee

$123 Million appropriated for new Soo Lock construction

Ship allisions and collisions

Putting on the finishing touches: William Richard nears completion

In the Design: Inside the cargo hold

Featured Vessel: Ojibway

#51 Freighters May-June 2020

The News is in!

#51 Freighters May-June 2020

Keel laid and name revealed for Interlake’s new ship Mark W. Barker

Tug Mississippi arrives for service at Great Lakes Maritime Academy

Rand Logistics completes acquisition of American Steamship Company

Cleveland-Cliffs resumes operations

In the Design: A look behind the concept of Articulated Tug-Barges

Featured Vessel: Tim S. Dool

#50 Freighters March-April 2020

The News is in!

#50 Freighters March-April 2020

Algoma Conveyor runs aground in Green Bay

2020 Shipping season gets underway

Tanker ATB Albert/Margaret runs aground in Lake St. Clair

New salt brine mining operation coming to Bay City

Coronavirus shocks Great Lakes shipping industry

M/V St. Clair fire report reviewed

In the Design: A look behind the concept of self-unloading technology

Featured Vessel: Lee A. Tregurtha – from WWII Tanker to Great Lakes Freighter