shipping 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 Port of Oswego poised for economic growth http://wrvo.org/post/port-oswego-poised-economic-growth <p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:16:26 +0000 Gino Geruntino 53628 at http://wrvo.org Port of Oswego poised for economic growth Port of Oswego shifts its business from water to land http://wrvo.org/post/port-oswego-shifts-its-business-water-land <p></p><p>Jonathan Daniels warns it's about to get real loud just as a fork lift drops a huge block of aluminum. Sure enough, the block creates a thud as the forklift goes back to pick up another piece.</p><p>Daniels, the executive director of the Port of Oswego, is making his rounds. Despite the port's prime real estate at the end of the Oswego Canal and the first deep water port on Lake Ontario for ships coming in from the St. Lawrence Seaway, there aren't any ships docked here this day.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:10:38 +0000 Ryan Delaney 40264 at http://wrvo.org Port of Oswego shifts its business from water to land