Archives for July 2004

Sundstraum makes 1st visit to Duluth

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The Sundstraum is a Norwegian flagged vessel making its first visit to the Twin Ports. Built in 1993, it is only 322 feet long. It is a tanker discharging liquid calcium carbonate. Photo taken July 29, 2004.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-31-2004

Canadian Progress takes coal to Nanticoke

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The Canadian Progress will be here to load about 30,000 tons of low sulfur coal brought in by train from Wyoming and Montana. It is a regular visitor to the Midwest Energy Resources coal dock, coming here 13 times already this year. It takes the coal to Ontario Power Generation in Nanticoke each time.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-30-2004

Algoville arrives Duluth

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The Canadian flagged Algoville will be here today to load wheat. This is the vessel’s first trip here this year; she was here only once last year. It is a straight deck bulk carrier launched in 1967 as the Senneville. Photo taken October 1, 2002.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-29-2004

Moezelborg

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The Dutch flagged Moezelborg discharged 2,050 metric tons of plate steel from Svendborg, Denmark, for shipment by truck to West Fargo, North Dakota. They will be used in the construction of wind turbine towers, otherwise known as windmills.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-28-2004

Anderson enters Duluth canal

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The Arthur M. Anderson was built in 1952 by the American Shipbuilding Company at Lorain, Ohio, lengthened by 120 feet at the Fraser Shipyard in Superior in 1975 and converted to a self-unloader in 1982 when a 250-foot self-unloading boom was added to the deck.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-27-2004

American Spirit takes taconite

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The American Spirit will be here today for the 13th time this season. It has loaded taconite on each visit, about half the time at Burlington Northern in Superior and half the time at the DM&IR Dock in Duluth.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-26-2004

Callaway in the harbor

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The Cason J. Callaway’s 262-foot boom sits on the deck when the boat is not discharging cargo. The boom is part of the self unloading system on the boat that allows the discharge of cargo without using equipment on shore. Photo taken July 10, 2001.
*submitted to the Duluth News Tribune for publication on 07-25-2004