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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