St. Lawence Seaway http://wrvo.org en Disabled ship freed; shipping resumes on St. Lawrence Seaway http://wrvo.org/post/disabled-ship-freed-shipping-resumes-st-lawrence-seaway <p>The St. Lawrence Seaway is back open to commercial shipping traffic after a section of it was closed for two days because of a disabled vessel.</p><p>The 656-foot Federal Kivalina&nbsp;had been blocking traffic through the 'American Narrows' section of the waterway since Tuesday afternoon, when it ran aground near Collins Landing, New York.</p><p><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/17-ships-now-traffic-jam-st-lawrence-seaway" target="_blank">Seventeen ships were stalled</a> while the Kivalina sat disabled, according to the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 01:59:38 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56564 at http://wrvo.org Disabled ship freed; shipping resumes on St. Lawrence Seaway 17 ships now in traffic jam on St. Lawrence Seaway http://wrvo.org/post/17-ships-now-traffic-jam-st-lawrence-seaway <p>There are now 17 shipping freighters in a traffic jam on the St. Lawrence Seaway because a disabled vessel has been blocking their path since Tuesday afternoon.</p><p>The freighter Federal Kivalina has been stuck in the American Narrows section of the seaway, near Collins Landing, N.Y., <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/traffic-st-lawrence-seaway-blocked-disabled-freighter?nopop=1" target="_blank">since it lost steering and ran aground</a>. It's stuck about a third of a mile up river from the Thousand Islands Bridge.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 19:00:52 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56534 at http://wrvo.org 17 ships now in traffic jam on St. Lawrence Seaway Traffic on St. Lawrence Seaway blocked by disabled freighter http://wrvo.org/post/traffic-st-lawrence-seaway-blocked-disabled-freighter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A large freighter stuck in a narrow part of the St. Lawrence Seaway since yesterday afternoon is beginning to cause a backup of shipping traffic along the waterway.</span></p><p>The Federal Kivalina lost power yesterday afternoon in the "American Narrows" section of the seaway and ran aground a third of a mile north of the Thousand Islands Bridge, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The bridge, west of Alexandria Bay, carries Interstate 81 over the St. Lawrence River.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 21:24:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney 56471 at http://wrvo.org Traffic on St. Lawrence Seaway blocked by disabled freighter Are central & northern NY prepared for a storm like Sandy? http://wrvo.org/post/are-central-northern-ny-prepared-storm-sandy <p>As life starts to get back to normal in the parts of New York and New Jersey that were devastated by Hurricane Sandy, other areas of the country are asking themselves if they could have weathered that kind of storm. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:30:43 +0000 Catherine Loper 29849 at http://wrvo.org