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March 27, 2016
Piles of dark iron ore sit in large piles near the CN docks last week, awaiting shipment, while across the St. Louis Bay the 1,013.5-foot-long Paul R. Tregurtha waits to take on its first load of the season at the Midwest Energy Terminal. Steve Kuchera /
'Capacity to spare': Port aims to diversify while relying on staple cargoes
March 27, 2016 - 10:00pm
January 14, 2016
The Herbert C. Jackson sits in dry dock at Fraser Shipyards in Superior on Dec. 31. The ship is undergoing a diesel conversion during its winter layup this season. (Clint Austin /
Several more ships coming for winter layup in Twin Ports
January 14, 2016 - 6:31am
December 20, 2015
Superior coal dock reaches milestone
December 20, 2015 - 5:35pm
October 25, 2015
Ore shipments fall again in September
October 25, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 30, 2015
The former Sonju automotive dealership building in Two Harbors will be demolished by Kwik Trip to make way for a new convenience store and gas station. (Adelle Whitefoot / News-Chronicle)
Kwik Trip sets its sights on Two Harbors
August 30, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 23, 2015
Iron ore shipping continues to dip
August 23, 2015 - 6:13pm
August 4, 2015
Spectators watch as the freighter Isa transits the Poe Lock in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., last week, on its way to Lake Superior. The MacArthur Lock - in the foreground - is temporarily closed because one set of gates is not working properly. All ship traffic will be routed through the Poe Lock. (Andrew Krueger /
Out-of-service Soo Lock slows shipping on Great Lakes
August 4, 2015 - 6:42pm
July 20, 2015
The saltie Florijngracht is seen through haze as it sits at anchor off of Park Point on Sunday. The ship is owned by Spliethoff, which is opening new trade avenues between Europe and the Midwest. Steve Kuchera /
Shipping link to Europe off to sluggish start, but Port Authority still optimistic
July 20, 2015 - 10:14pm
July 19, 2015
Iron ore shipments down in June
July 19, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 5, 2015
Jim Vena
CN exec to speak at Duluth chamber’s annual meeting
July 5, 2015 - 6:24pm
April 16, 2015
Fednav fleet adding ballast treatment to ships
April 16, 2015 - 2:52pm
January 7, 2015
The tug North Carolina assists the American Integrity in laying up for the winter at Berth 6 at the Port Terminal in Duluth on Wednesday morning. The ship was the first to lay up in the Twin Ports for the season. (Bob King /
First ship to enter winter layup arrives in Twin Ports
January 7, 2015 - 5:40pm
December 31, 2014
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority is receiving money from the state to help clean up Docks C and D (the bare land between the two slips). The pier is 1,800 feet long by 680 feet wide with 3,000 feet of dock face, covering 28 acres. (Steve Kuchera /
Final funding secured to update Duluth docks
December 31, 2014 - 6:48pm
December 22, 2014
The saltie Palmerton departing beneath Duluth’s Aerial Lift Bridge at 12:26 a.m. Sat., Dec. 20, 2014. (Photo by Paul Scinocca, provided by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority)
Last saltie leaves Twin Ports; shipping season continues to rebound
December 22, 2014 - 3:17pm
December 11, 2014
The American Integrity docks at the CN ore docks in West Duluth to take on a load of taconite pellets in August. (file / News Tribune)
Taconite shipments up despite slowest start in decades
December 11, 2014 - 1:06pm