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agreement reached to deepen port of oswego harbor

Agreement reached to deepen Port of Oswego harbor

After 25 years of discussions, the Port of Oswego Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have agreed to fund and conduct a study to deepen Oswego Harbor in Lake Ontario. Once complete, Seawaymax Class freighters, the largest to travel the Great Lakes, U.S. Navy ships and Great Lakes cruise ships could use the…

first in decades a new great lakes freighter joins fleet

First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet

First in decades, a new Great Lakes freighter joins fleet

For the first time in decades, a new bulk freighter has been built on and launched on the Great Lakes.

The Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin unveiled the Mark W. Barker earlier this year after spending nearly three years constructing it. The vessel was commissioned by Cleveland-based Interlake Steamship Company which currently operates about a dozen ships.

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