Great Lakes bulker successfully retrofitted for automatic dock-to-dock operation

MV American Courage, a 634-foot Great Lakes self-unloading bulker, is the largest ship ever to perform automatic dock-to-dock operation. This follows a decision by its owner —American Steamship Company, a subsidiary of Rand-ASC Holdings LLC —to fit the 1979-built ship with Wärtsilä SmartMove solutions for hands-off transit along the Cuyahoga River in Ohio. Read the full story by Marine Log.

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Great Lakes Commission

Great Lakes Commission

https://www.glc.org/dailynews/20210114-shipping-automatic-docking

Patrick Canniff

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