Mark W. Barker Launch at FBS

Thursday afternoon, there was a launch ceremony at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding for their latest creation, the Mark W. Barker, built for the Interlake Steamship Company. This 639-foot vessel had it’s keel-laying ceremony in June of 2020 and is now the first US-Flagged Great Lakes bulk carrier built in more than 35 years. Bay Ship General Manager Todd Thayse says there is still work to be … Continue reading

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