Winter work begins at Great Lakes Shipyard

(CLEVELAND) (Jan. 3) — The start of the winter layup season at Great Lakes Shipyard is marked by the arrival of Interlake Steamship Company’s articulated tug-barge Dorothy Ann and Pathfinder. The ATB will remain berthed in the yard for planned repairs and routine maintenance, as well as various inspections and miscellaneous renewals.

Other winter layup and repair work scheduled for this winter will include Inland Lakes Management’s S/S Alpena, American Steamship Company’s M/V Sam Laud, and McKeil Marine’s tug Leonard M and barge Huron Spirit.

Great Lakes Shipyard is a full-service shipyard for new vessel and barge construction, fabrication, maintenance, and repairs in a state-of-the-art facility that includes a 770-ton mobile Travelift and a 300-ton floating drydock. The newly constructed shipyard facility is located on 16 acres in the Old River Channel on the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio with a water front of approximately 2,000 lineal feet. An additional 3,800 lineal feet of water front is available on the Cuyahoga River proximate to the shipyard.

By Professional Mariner Staff