Upcycling at the Shipyards

on April 14, 2021 Bethlehem Steel Legacy Project, Industrial Heritage, Stories, Uncategorized and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments
A vintage photo shows a large container ship with the Key Bridge in the background Maersk Emma arrives at Sparrows Point to begin the conversion process.

By Ken Jones Decades before “upcycling” was in our vernacular, the Bethlehem Steel shipyards were putting it into practice on a grand scale. Beginning in the Baltimore yards in the 1950s, Bethlehem began to offer a conversion service. Conversion extended the life of an outdated vessel by making it larger or changing its purpose. Commercial […]

Read more

Sign Up for BMI Email Updates!

Thank you - you have successfully subscribed!