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April 19, 2019
The William A. Irvin is moored in the ice last December at Fraser Shipyards in Superior. The retired ore boat and floating museum is awaiting hull rehabilitation work and fresh paint among other maintenance and repairs. 2018 file / News Tribune
Irvin return delayed, but DECC optimistic for summer reopening
April 19, 2019 - 5:56pm
April 15, 2019
People gather near the Maria G Monday afternoon for the annual ceremony held for the first saltie of the year arriving in the Twin Ports. The 655-foot-long Maria G entered the Duluth harbor shortly before 7 a.m. Monday to dock at Riverland Ag/Duluth Storage to load approximately 21,000 metric tons of spring wheat bound for Italy. Steve Kuchera /
Season's first saltie lands in Duluth
April 15, 2019 - 5:38pm
April 14, 2019
The Maria G., with the tug Helen H. nearby, sits at anchor off Park Point on Sunday. The 655-foot ship, the first saltie to reach the Twin Ports this year, is expected to begin loading a cargo of grain at Riverland Ag/Duluth Storage Monday. Steve Kuchera /
First saltie expected to arrive in Duluth-Superior Monday
April 14, 2019 - 2:51pm
April 9, 2019
New ship ordered for Great Lakes
April 9, 2019 - 8:38pm
April 7, 2019
The Memo: What to know in business this week for April 8
April 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
April 1, 2019
The Helen H. sits at its Superior dock in front of the Heritage Marine tugs Edward H. and Nancy J. Steve Kuchera / skuchera@duluthnews.complay button
Tugboats help cut ice for season's early ships
April 1, 2019 - 9:00pm
The 767-foot-long Arthur M. Anderson has been docked at CN Dock 6 since January 2017. Steve Kuchera /
Arthur M. Anderson will return to service
April 1, 2019 - 7:38pm
March 25, 2019
The Kaye E. Barker passes underneath the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth on Friday afternoon. The ship was the first to leave port for the 2019 shipping season. (Samantha Erkkila /
Stewart J. Cort heads for Duluth as Soo Locks open
March 25, 2019 - 5:03pm
March 24, 2019
The Mesabi Miner, all decked out in ice, enters the Duluth Ship Canal. (2010 file / News Tribune)
3 freighters stopped by lake ice
March 24, 2019 - 5:07pm
March 22, 2019
The Kaye E. Barker makes its way under the Aerial Lift Bridge Friday afternoon. (Michelle Truax / button
Video: First ship leaves Twin Ports
March 22, 2019 - 4:45pm
City of Superior joins Howards Bay cleanup efforts
March 22, 2019 - 8:24am
March 21, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw breaks up ice in the Duluth-Superior harbor Thursday morning. (Samantha Erkkila / button
Ships to start loading Friday
March 21, 2019 - 4:52pm
March 14, 2019
The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice in the harbor in March 2013. The Mackinaw will be back in the Twin Ports next week, along with the Duluth-based cutter Alder, to help break ice in preparation for the upcoming shipping season. (2013 file / News Tribune)
Coast Guard plans shipping breakout
March 14, 2019 - 11:54am
March 12, 2019
The downbound 1,000-foot Indiana Harbor enters one of the Soo Locks in 2017. (file / News Tribune)
Trump includes Soo Locks in budget
March 12, 2019 - 8:11pm
March 4, 2019
The USCGC Mackinaw widens a channel through the ice near the docked John G. Munson in March 2013 by steaming along a path it had broken out earlier. (file / News Tribune)
New Great Lakes icebreaker may be built
March 4, 2019 - 2:34pm