Month: November 2017

Partner Spotlight – American Steamship Company

November 29, 2017

Founded in Buffalo, New York in 1907, American Steamship Company (ASC) has a rich history and even brighter future. Operating twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week during the navigation season, ASC vessels require no onshore assistance to unload cargo and have the capability to unload at impressive speeds – 7,000 to 10,000 net tons…

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2017 HWY H2O Conference

November 17, 2017

Collaboration for Economic Prosperity “Together we will share ideas on how to grow opportunities that promote greater economic activity in our region and increase maritime freight movement throughout the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System,” said Craig Middlebrook, Deputy Administrator, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, during his opening remarks at the 13th annual HWY H2O Conference in Toronto, Ontario,…

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Fednav Receives Environmental Protection Award

November 14, 2017

Fednav Limited, a Great Lakes Seaway Partnership member, was presented the IBJ Bulk Ship Operator Environmental Protection Award on November 13, 2017 at a gala dinner organized by the International Bulk Journal and held at historical Beurs Van Berlage of Amsterdam. This award spotlights Fednav’s excellence in environmental stewardship in the maritime trade, along with…

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Monthly Cargo Report – October 2017

November 6, 2017

U.S.-Flag Shipping on the Great Lakes Up 7-Plus Percent in October U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters (lakers) moved 9.5 million tons of cargo in October, an increase of 7.1 percent compared to a year ago. October’s shipments were, however, slightly behind the month’s long-term. Iron ore cargos for steelmaking totaled 4.8 million tons, an increase of…

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