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May 13, 2014
Ice deals setback to Great Lakes shipping
Making up for lost time on the Great Lakes is hard to do in the shipping industry. So says Glen Nekvasil, who reported Tuesday that U.S.-flag lakers moved less than 2 million tons of iron ore in April, a 52 percent decrease compared to a year ago. “It’s not easy in this industry,”...
May 13, 2014 - 8:12pm
May 11, 2014
Great Lakes ore shipments down in April
As expected, ore shipments on the Great Lakes were down significantly last month as ships dealt with unprecedented ice conditions, especially in the entry to Lake Superior from the east. The Lake Carriers’ Association said shipments totaled just 2.7 million tons for April, a 52...
May 11, 2014 - 7:28pm
April 22, 2014
Duluth Seaway Port Authority gets award for cargo output
The Duluth Seaway Port Authority has been honored as one of six organizations on the Great Lakes increasing international cargo. The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. announced Tuesday that the authority was receiving the Robert J. Lewis Pacesetter Award for its increases of...
April 22, 2014 - 8:04pm
March 28, 2014
Heavy ice forces ships back to Twin Ports
The 2014 shipping season is off to a rocky beginning. Ice on Lake Superior is making it almost impossible for ships to sail through and the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Morro Bay and the freighter Presque Isle are returning to the Twin Ports this weekend after facing ice damage. The...
March 28, 2014 - 11:21pm
March 12, 2014
Lake Superior, Great Lakes ice breaking up
The frigid winter of 2014 threw its best at Lake Superior, but the big lake was just too stubborn to freeze over completely. Satellite photographs...
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
March 6, 2014
Advocate tells her painful story of trafficking
Gail Trombley is known in the Superior community as a tireless housing advocate and an outspoken nontraditional student at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, where she was once described as having a "world-class sense of humor." But there's something many people might not know...
March 6, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Bygones for Wednesday, March 5, 2014
News Tribune, March 5, 1974 More king-sized freighters will be seen on the Great Lakes soon because of a shipbuilding boom triggered by the demand for steel and coal shipments from Duluth-Superior to lower lakes ports. At least five more 1,000-footers will be constructed under...
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
March 2, 2014
Coast Guard to begin breaking ice; anglers warned to remove shacks
The U.S. Coast Guard is set to begin breaking ice in the Duluth-Superior Harbor this week in preparation for the start of the 2014 shipping season. In...
March 2, 2014 - 12:10am
February 28, 2014
Lake Superior hits normal water level for first time in 9 years
Lake Superior hit its normal level in February for the first time in nine years, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control. The...
February 28, 2014 - 3:46pm
February 18, 2014
Great Lakes ice leads to drop in iron ore shipments
The winter's ice grip on the Great Lakes led to a 37 percent drop in January iron ore shipments, and the continued freeze-over of the lakes has the shipping industry nervous about a difficult opening to the season in March. Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 2 million...
February 18, 2014 - 12:00am
February 17, 2014
RJS moves closer to marine projects in Superior
Big lakers loom large outside the new spacious offices of RJS Construction Group at Fraser Shipyard in Superior. From the line of windows in...
February 17, 2014 - 12:00am
February 16, 2014
Minnesota's go-to man on waterborne commerce to retire
Ask Dick Lambert about working the Mississippi River, and his eyes light up. Ask him about the tonnage of freight shipped out of Minnesota each...
February 16, 2014 - 12:00am
February 7, 2014
Lake Superior nearing first complete ice-over since 1996
A frigid Northland winter is pushing Lake Superior toward a complete ice-over for the first time since 1996, although there's still a ways to...
February 7, 2014 - 12:00am
February 4, 2014
Rail shippers have questions about classifying crude
February 4, 2014 - 9:00am
Shipping oil by rail brings risks, new worries
February 4, 2014 - 12:00am