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March 25, 2019
Ships head for Duluth as Soo Locks open
DULUTH -- After surviving a setback that left three ships stopped in ice overnight outside the Twin Ports over the weekend, the start of the...
March 25, 2019 - 5:35pm
March 14, 2019
Coast Guard shares icebreaking plan to kick off Great Lakes shipping season
DULUTH — The U.S. Coast Guard shared its icebreaking playbook on Thursday, March 14, in advance of the March 25 start to the Great Lakes shipping...
March 14, 2019 - 5:30pm
October 10, 2018
Senate OKs funding for Soo Locks upgrade
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A much-anticipated upgrade to the Soo Locks between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes appears well on the way to...
October 10, 2018 - 6:50pm
July 2, 2018
'Huge leap forward' for Soo Locks
DULUTH—A two-year study released Friday dovetails with President Trump's call to fund a critical upgrade in the Great Lakes navigation system. The study into Soo Locks expansion by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers makes a compelling case for lawmakers to approve roughly $1 billion...
July 2, 2018 - 9:10pm
June 22, 2018
Man sentenced for Vista Fleet tampering
DULUTH — A Twin Cities man who set the two Vista Fleet boats adrift in the Duluth harbor last fall will serve probation for the crime,...
June 22, 2018 - 7:21pm
June 18, 2018
Rising water helps free ship in Duluth harbor
DULUTH, Minn. -- The 1,004-foot freighter American Spirit left Duluth on Monday morning after spending several hours grounded in the Duluth harbor....
June 18, 2018 - 1:19pm
May 29, 2018
Brazil farm exports suffer as strike holds up soybean shipments
An eight-day-old strike by Brazilian truck drivers is beginning to affect global commodity markets as soybean traders delay shipments and the...
May 29, 2018 - 7:02am
May 28, 2018
Duluth software firm develops updated ship tracker
DULUTH—As long as there have been ships there has been a curiosity for shipping news. "The No. 1 question we receive is, 'When is the next...
May 28, 2018 - 9:05pm
January 3, 2018
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
DULUTH, Minn.—Bursting with horsepower to spare in what has been a banner season, the Great Lakes shipping industry slowed against its...
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
October 22, 2017
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
DULUTH—Far out on the lake, a tug-barge can look like any of the other monster freight vessels that loll along the horizon. But as it closes...
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 3, 2017
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
DULUTH — More than a third of the iron ore shipped out of the Twin Ports so far this year has left the country. The Duluth-Superior Port...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 11, 2017
Grounded cargo ship in passage between lakes Superior and Huron halts marine traffic
LAKE SUPERIOR -- Commercial shipping traffic to and from Lake Superior was at a standstill Thursday, Aug. 10, after a freighter ran aground in...
August 11, 2017 - 1:58pm
August 10, 2017
Freighter grounded near Soo Locks
DULUTH -- The St. Marys River between lakes Superior and Huron was partially closed to commercial vessels as of Thursday morning, Aug. 10, after...
August 10, 2017 - 10:59am
August 6, 2017
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
DULUTH, Minn.—The ship master and "an observing captain" entered the pilothouse of the Roger Blough seven minutes before she ran aground...
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
DULUTH — Iron ore was cruising out of the Twin Ports last month as this shipping season continued its best start since 2013. "The first three months looked strong — that's obviously reflective of all six (taconite) production facilities being online this year," said Adele...
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm