Posts Tagged ‘freighters’

Lake Carriers urge good seamanship for safe summer on Lake Erie

It’s summer boating season! And the Lake Carriers Association — the Rocky River-based trade group that represents U.S. freighters on the Great Lakes — wants to keep all vessels safe on the water. “If everybody follows the rules of the road, if you have good seamanship, we ought to have a safe summer,” Lake Carriers…

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U.S. Coast Guard breaks ice for 2018 shipping season

U.S. Coast Guard cutters are prepping for the start of the 2018 Great Lakes shipping season March 26 by breaking ice in Lake Superior, the Straits of Mackinac and the St. Marys River. The so-called Spring Breakout readies the lakes for the opening of the Soo Locks Sunday, connecting Lake Superior with Lake Huron. The U.S.…

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U.S. Coast Guard from Cleveland cuts boats free from ice

The Great Lakes shipping season ends Jan. 15. Until then, two Cleveland-based U.S. Coast Guard ice cutters are keeping the channels free of ice, so freighters can deliver goods from port to port. The Neah Bay and Morro Bay, 140-foot bay class ice-breaking tugs, freed multiple vessels beset by ice in western Lake Erie and…

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What ships are sailing into the Port of Cleveland this month?

On the lookout for salties? Here are the European ships expected in the Port of Cleveland this month: Nov. 9: Fagelgracht, carrying containers, from Antwerp, Belgium Nov. 10: Albanyborg, carrying general cargo from Hamburg, Germany Nov. 12: Eeborg, carrying steel, from Ijmuiden, Netherlands Nov. 14: Drawsco, carrying coils/skids, from Ijmuiden, Netherlands Nov. 15: Federal Margaree,…

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