Seaway delaying full opening to April 1 because of high Great Lakes water levels

Seaway delaying full opening to April 1 because of high Great Lakes water levels

By Alex Binkley The delay in opening the St. Lawrence Seaway system this spring because of high water levels in the Great Lakes has generated understandable frustration among shipping lines and their customers. It also presents an opportunity for the waterway to test...
Great Lakes cruising quietly gaining momentum – will Covid-19 spoil upcoming season?

Great Lakes cruising quietly gaining momentum – will Covid-19 spoil upcoming season?

By Alex Binkley While it doesn’t yet attract the attention that ocean tours on massive floating hotels do, cruising on the Great Lakes has been gaining popularity during the last two decades, and could become even more fashionable during the next few years as other...

Melius Energy launches bulk bitumen shipping in containers – CanaPux to commercialize heavy oil capsules in 2021?

By Alex Binkley Melius Energy of Calgary has partnered with BitCrude to market a semi-solid bitumen that can be shipped in marine containers to refineries in North America and overseas for further processing. Melius was formed earlier this year in the belief that...