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Crane from Manitowoc wins ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin’ contest

PEWAUKEE (WLUK) — A crane built in Manitowoc is the winner of this year’s “Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin” contest. Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce and Johnson Financial Group revealed Thursday the 140 Ton Navy Crane from Broadwind Heavy Fabrications won the competition. “Broadwind Heavy Fabrications is extremely honored to have won The

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Burger Boat Awarded Contract To Build New Ferry

Officials with Manitowoc’s Burger Boat Company say they’ve received a contract to build a new vehicle and passenger ferry for the Eastern Upper Peninsula Authority in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Due to launch next summer, NEEBISH ISLANDER III will measure 92-feet long, is constructed of steel, and operate year-round on

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Gov. Evers Announces More Than $6 Million in Harbor Assistance Program Grants

December 23, 2020 MADISON —​ Gov. Tony Evers today announced grants for nine harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. The improvements will boost statewide economic development by promoting waterborne freight, harbor infrastructure, and passenger cruise facilities. “Wisconsin is fortunate to have a robust system of ports and harbors with our Great

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Details on big Navy contract involving Manitowoc & Broadwind

August 23, 2020 Some encouraging news continues to unfold for the lakeshore economy as it relates to Manitowoc and Broadwind Industries.  There are four key actions in a multi-million dollar contract with the U.S. Navy to build up to seven massive cranes, locally, to aid in work on nuclear submarines

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Burger Boat Company launches new vessel for Chicago’s First Lady Cruises

August 13, 2020 Manitowoc’s Burger Boat Company recently announced it has launched a new passenger vessel for Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. The cruise line, which operates the No. 1-ranked tour in Chicago according to TripAdvisor user reviews, has been showcasing Chicago’s architectural history for 27 years. This is the third passenger vessel Burger has built

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Konecranes Giving Manitowoc Economy a Boost

An International company is giving the Manitowoc economy a lift, Konecranes is a crane builder that manufactures structures for shipyards, ports, and terminals. Konecranes has started a multi-million-dollar project. Peter Wills from Project Lakeshore, described the project in Manitowoc to SeehaferNews.com, saying “There is a $55-million, 170-ton crane being built

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Burger Boat Company starts construction of newest yacht series

MANITOWOC — Got summer and open waters on your mind? Burger Boat Company has started construction on its newest yacht, the Burger 50 Cruiser, and is looking for buyers. The Burger 50 Cruiser is a powerful and luxurious aluminum cruiser developed in conjunction with Vripack Naval Architects and features an interior designed

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