Last August, an ocean-going laker set precedent as it entered the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, which is located on Lake Michigan. The Federal Caribou is equipped with a ballast water treatment system (BWTS), a first for ships transiting the Great Lakes.
- 25% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar vessels built less than 15 years ago
- A decrease of over 15% nitrogen oxide emissions
- A CLEAN notation from the DNV/GL classification society