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SHIPPING

The 1,200-foot lock will take seven years to complete, giving the Soo Locks a second lock to accommodate the Great Lakes' largest vessels.
A slow start to the shipping campaign continued off pace, with officials highlighting cargo diversity that's been a saving grace.
A Nebraska firm purchased the elevator and will use it to import and export primarily small grains grown in the U.S. and Canada.
Two days after he graduates high school, Ethan Rentschler will be working in the engine room of a Great Lakes freighter.

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Twin Ports ore shipments ended April down more than one-third compared to a year ago.
The U.S. Navy is scheduled to commission the ship on Saturday.
Crew member whose family fled war: "Mariupol is all broken.”
The 624-foot bulk carrier from the Polsteam fleet sailed under the Aerial Lift Bridge at 6:32 p.m.
The ship is making its way from Netherlands and will leave loaded with wheat bound for Italy.
Scheduled to launch its working life later this year, the Mark W. Barker will enter sea trials soon this spring. It’s the first Great Lakes ship to be built by an American company since 1983, which marked the end of a lengthy boom time that included the arrival of the immense 1,000-footers.

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The Wisconsin city's history with boat-building began almost 200 years ago.
Mark W. Barker will sail with a safer lifeboat, gender-specific changing rooms, and private staterooms for each crew member.
The first U.S.-built lake freighter in almost 40 years nears completion at a shipyard in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin.

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