Fincantieri Bay Ship Completes and Delivers “Michigan Trader”

Sturgeon Bay’s Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, along with Vanenkevort Tug & Barge, Inc., have announced the completion and delivery of the “Michigan Trader”, a new self-unloading barge. This new barge, set to operate on the Great Lakes, measures 740 feet in length, 78 feet in beam, and 45 feet in depth, has a 265-foot unloading boom and a capacity for up to 37,000 long tons of … Continue reading

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The Madonna Christened in Private Ceremony Monday

In a recent press release from Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding, they share the news that a formal christening for the Washington Island Ferry Line’s new vessel, the Madonna, took place at Bay Shipbuilding Monday in a private ceremony. This new ferry measures 124 ft. in length, 40 ft. in beam, and 9 ft. in draft. It has a capacity for 28 vehicles and 150 passengers. The … Continue reading

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