Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Interlake Steamship to collaborate on new bulker for Great Lakes

Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding and Interlake Steamship Company have signed an agreement wherein the two companies will collaborate on the construction of a new US-flagged bulk carrier that will operate in the Great Lakes.

The first River-class self-unloading bulk carrier will be used to transport raw materials to support manufacturing throughout the Great Lakes region.

The vessel will have a length of 194 metres, a beam of 23 metres, and a deadweight of 28,000 tonnes.

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