The Great Lakes Group


Winter Work Kicks Off at Great Lakes Shipyard

The start of the winter layup season at Great Lakes Shipyard is marked by the arrival of Andrie and Inland Lakes Management’s SS ALPENA. The laker will remain berthed in the yard for planned repairs and routine maintenance, as well as various inspections and miscellaneous renewals. Other winter layup, repair and construction work scheduled for this winter includes:

  • McKeil Marine Tug SHARON M1: Drydock and repairs
  • Dann Marine Tug CALUSA COAST: Drydock and repairs
  • Herr Fishery: Steel fabrication of 40-foot trap net boat

Recent completed maintenance and repair work includes:

  • Miller Boat Line Ferry M/V ISLANDER: 5-Year USCG drydock, inspection and repairs and cleaning/painting of ballast tanks
  • GOODTIME III: 5-Year USCG drydock, inspection and repairs
  • McKeil Marine Barge HURON SPIRIT: Emergency Steel Repair
  • American Steamship Company M/V H. LEE WHITE: Minor weld repairs in cargo tank