GREAT LAKES

  • General
    • Vessel Name : GREAT LAKES
    • Operator : BETTER WAY LOGISTICS LLC
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Liquid Tank Barge (Double Hull)
    • Vessel Type : Liquid Cargo Barge (Double Hull)
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : MUSKEGON
    • STATE : MI
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 5024
    • Full Load Capacity : 10150 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 397.4 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 60 Feet
    • Overall Length : 414 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 23.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 16.3 Feet
    • Height : 50 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1982
    • EQUIP1 : DIESEL PUMPS
    • Coast Guard Number : 650771

BETTER WAY LOGISTICS LLC

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES
  • Principal Commodity : GRADE A PETROLEUM PRODUCTS

MICHIGAN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

News

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

Wreck of WWII-era Cargo Ship Found in the Great Lakes

The wreck of a World War II-era freighter has been discovered in over 600 feet of water around 35 miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.Over the last 7 years, shipwreck researcher Dan Fountain has been studying remote sensing data in the search for shipwrecks in Lake Superior.

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2023

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted a selection of the most notable American newbuilds delivered of 2023—from a first-of-its-kind green towboat, to the lead vessel in a series of game-changing ships to train U.S. mariners.Empire StateAs the lead vessel in a series of five new training ships being constructed to serve America's state maritime academies

The $1 Billion Offshore Wind Prize for US Shipyards

The $1 Billion Offshore Wind Prize for US Shipyards

The U.S. offshore wind market presents a $1 billion long-term opportunity to builders of crew transfer vessels (CTV) and service operation vessels (SOV) that will support both wind farm construction and long-term operations and maintenance. Unlike many of the construction vessels to be deployed on U.S.

St. Lawrence Seaway Reopens Following Tentative Deal to End Strike

St. Lawrence Seaway Reopens Following Tentative Deal to End Strike

The union representing St. Lawrence Seaway workers in eastern Canada said it reached a tentative labor agreement on Sunday, ending a week-long strike that shut down a key North American trade route linked to the Atlantic Ocean.The Unifor union, representing some 360 workers, said it agreed to a deal with the St.

Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity For Vessel Financing On The Inland Waterways

Capital Construction Funds: A New Opportunity For Vessel Financing On The Inland Waterways

Recent changes have opened up the Capital Construction Fund program to owners and operators of vessels on the U.S. inland waterways.Among the programs offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation through the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to promote the growth and modernization of the U.S.

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Low Interest Shown in US' First Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Auction

Only one of three available areas was sold during the United States' first ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday.The auction, held by the Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) offered up three sites for offshore wind development, including one in Louisiana (Lake Charles) and two in Texas (Galveston I and II).

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Eastern Gets Green Light to Build USACE Hopper Dredge

Florida-based Eastern Shipbuilding Group announced on Tuesday it has received a notice to proceed after winning a contract to design and build a new hopper dredge for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).The 6,000-cubic-yard-capacity diesel-electric dredge will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton and Port St. Joe facilities and is scheduled for delivery in 2027, the builder said.

Offshore Wind: US Shipbuilders Answering the Call

Offshore Wind: US Shipbuilders Answering the Call

It’s a big deal when a U.S. president visits an American shipyard, and these trips always send a message. When President Obama spoke at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding in 2013, he warned of the consequences of sequestration. President Trump’s 2020 speech at Fincantieri Marinette Marine touted a $5.

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

Fire Breaks Out Aboard 80-year-old Great Lakes Freighter

A fire broke out aboard a Canadian-registered bulk carrier transiting on Lake Erie near Pelee Island in the overnight hours on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The fire, which originated in the engine room of the 80-year-old laker Cuyahoga, is said to have been contained, with no injuries reported.U.S.

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

US' Newest Great Lakes Freighter Runs Aground

The newest Great Lakes freighter in the U.S. registered fleet has run aground in the Detroit River off Belle Isle, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The 639-foot self-unloading bulk carrier Mark W. Barker was headed toward Lake St. Clair from Cleveland when it lost propulsion and ran soft aground at 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

Dredge Firms Focus on Sustainability as ESG Issues Climb Agenda

Dredge Firms Focus on Sustainability as ESG Issues Climb Agenda

Climate change, rising sea levels, land reclamation and offshore energy are all factors underpinning business models at Europe’s dredge and marine engineering majors. They are adopting strong sustainability credentials as their operations come under closer environmental, social, governance (ESG) scrutiny and new opportunities open up in the US offshore wind sectorThe relatively small number of

Discovery: Historic Shipwreck Found in Lake Huron

Discovery: Historic Shipwreck Found in Lake Huron

Researchers from NOAA, the state of Michigan, and Ocean Exploration Trust discovered an intact shipwreck resting hundreds of feet below the surface of Lake Huron. Located within NOAA's Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the shipwreck has been identified as the sailing ship Ironton. Well preserved by the cold freshwater of the Great Lakes for over a century, the 191-ft.