The Keel is Laid on the M/V Mark W. Barker The Interlake Steamship Company & Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Officially Kick-off Construction of a New Great Lakes Bulk Carrier Wisconsin maritime had one of its finest moments this Tuesday in Sturgeon Bay, as powerhouses Interlake Steamship (Interlake) and Fincantieri Bay … [Read more...] about The WIDMAC Newsletter – June Edition
GREEN BAY - Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition (WIDMAC), the unified voice for the domestic maritime industry in Wisconsin, issued the following statement ahead of President Donald J. Trump’s visit on Thursday, June 25 to Fincantieri Marinette Marine, builders of the Navy’s Freedom-class littoral combat ships. “Wisconsin is a great American maritime state, supporting … [Read more...] about President Trump Shipyard Visit Highlights National Security Role
Celebrating National Maritime Day Today, Friday, May 22, 2020, is National Maritime Day - an annual, time-honored tradition that recognizes one of our country’s most important industries. In the midst of a global pandemic, this vibrant maritime workforce has labored around the clock and continued to deliver vital goods and … [Read more...] about The WIDMAC Newsletter – May Edition
May 1, 2020: Congratulations Wisconsin and FMG! The Department of Defense’s U.S. Navy awarded a contract to design and produce the next generation small surface combatant, the Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) late Thursday, April 30, 2020. The contract for detail design and construction (DD&C) of up to 10 Guided Missile Frigates (consisting of … [Read more...] about Navy Selects Fincantieri Marinette Marine for Next Generation
Announcing the New Coalition, Representing 10,000 Strong Now more than ever, Americans are recognizing the importance of the nation’s essential supply chain operators. The Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition (WIDMAC), comprised of employers and unions from around the Badger State, will educate state leaders, media and policy makers on the … [Read more...] about Welcome to WIDMAC!