New Construction & Ship Repair

Davie Purchases Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard Oy

Canada’s largest shipbuilder, Davie Shipbuilding, has acquired Finland’s Helsinki Shipyard Oy, the world’s leading builder of icebreakers and ice-class ships. While both shipyards will remain separate legal entities, the business... Read More

Research Project Underway to Test Wind-Powered Vessel

As research continues in the quest for alternative energy options, wind propulsion is a possible alt-fuel, at least as power that can boost conventional propulsion in vessels, thereby reducing the... Read More

Classroom Of The Future

A special low-emissions research vessel being designed for the Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior entered the construction phase in October 2022. The LRSI commissioned leading digital... Read More

FBS Expects New Machine Shop In Late 2023

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding expects the completion of a new, 19,000-square-foot machine shop at its Surgeon Bay, Wisconsin, shipyard later this year. The company broke ground on the project last September... Read More

Algoma and Furetank Double Investment in Product Tankers

Algoma Central Corporation (TSX: ALC) has doubled its investment in the FureBear joint venture, and will construct four additional dual-fuel ice class 1A 17,999 DWT climate-friendly product tankers with their... Read More

Great Lakes Shipbreaking: Canada’s MRC Provides Clean, End-of-Life Ship Recycling

Great Lakes vessels have much longer lifespans than salties, but sooner or later, they, too, face the inevitable. When that time comes, their final journey could be to a breakers... Read More

Change Is the Only Constant: Adapting to the Ever-Changing Demands of Industry

There are many things in which change is the only constant, and this has been the case for the barge Commander through her 65-year career. She has been rebuilt time... Read More

In the Shipyard: Winter Work

Prepping the Fleet for Short-sea Shipping Read More

Preparing to Receive Larger Lakers

Alpena receives $3.8 million to upgrade vessel access Three other Great Lakes ports benefit from similar MARAD grants THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION is funding dock improvements in Alpena, Mich.... Read More

Building New ATBs

How the subs will move through the Great Lakes/Seaway system Read More

New Shipyard in Ohio? Bartlett Maritime Corporation Presses for Navy Contract to Increase Great Lakes Shipbuilding

Capt. Ed Bartlett has a vision. If it turns into drydocks and vessels, it will bring ship-building and an estimated 5,000 direct, permanent jobs to Ohio through two privately owned... Read More