New addition to the US Great Lakes fleet will be built in Wisconsin (credit: Fincantieri)

US operator Interlake Steamship Company has provided a boost to industry on the Great Lakes by awarding a contract for a 28,000dwt self-unloading bulk carrier to Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The project marks the first order for a US-built, US-flag Laker since the early 1980s, writes David ...

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