Shipping Season Getting Started In Duluth-SuperiorThe Duluth Seaway Port Authority says the first two lake-going freighters are scheduled to depart the Twin Ports Tuesday.
Duluth-Superior Port To Close For Season Friday, 7 Ships Expected To StayOfficials say the Duluth-Superior shipping season is winding down for the winter, but there's never much down time on the waterfront.
Cargo Ship Stranded At Duluth Port For Over A Month DepartsA cargo ship detained at a Lake Superior port in Minnesota for more than a month has finally departed. Duluth Seaway Port Authority spokeswoman Adele Yorde says the oceangoing M/V Cornelia left the port of Duluth on Friday morning.
Agreement Reached; Ship Held In Duluth Port Can LeaveAn agreement has been reached that will allow a German-operated cargo ship to leave a Lake Superior port in Minnesota where it was detained for more than a month due to alleged environmental violations, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.
Ship Stranded Outside Duluth Harbor Permitted To DockA German-operated cargo ship that was force to stay outside a Lake Superior port in Minnesota for more than a month over alleged environmental violations was allowed to dock Wednesday, and port authorities said they were hopeful that the oceangoing ship would be allowed to leave in time to avoid getting stuck for the winter.
Ship Stuck Outside Duluth Harbor For Nearly A MonthA German-operated cargo ship and crew have been stuck at anchor outside the Lake Superior port of Duluth for close to a month for unspecified environmental violations. And there's no resolution in sight despite the upcoming closure of the St. Lawrence Seaway for the winter.
Icy Lake Superior Means Slow Shipping Season StartThis year's shipping season is getting off to a slow start due to record levels of ice on the Great Lakes after an extremely cold winter. Some ice on Lake Superior is still several feet thick, and ice breakers are working to carve paths for ships. Jim Sharrow with the Duluth Seaway Port Authority says that even with the help, several fleets have delayed their first sailing until early April.