Archives for December 2009
Monday morning, December 28th found the Presque Isle basking in the sun just beyond the Duluth piers, waiting to load iron ore pellets at the Two Harbors CD dock for Ecorse, Michigan.
|… grain after discharging wind turbine equipment at the Port Terminal. (BBC Italy)|
|The American Century slide under the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge around 9:15 on Thursday morning with 64,000 tons of coal for Ontario Power Generation. As she left the ship canal, the Edgar B. Speer was at anchor waiting for a dock at Two Harbors and in front of her, the Manitowoc was waiting to come in to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth.|
|With cold weather and ice in the Seaway, and after many delays, the BBC Spain, originally headed for the Twin Ports, will divert to Texas to discharge her wind turbine equipment. When the BBC Italy departs Duluth, perhaps on Friday, she will be the last saltwater ship of the season. She arrived here on Sunday to discharge wind turbine parts. Above, the discharge continued into Monday. She is now loading grain at Harvest States.|
The American Century departed Duluth around 10:30 on Monday morning, December 7, 2009 with 64,000 tons of coal for delivery to Ontario Power Generation. She will return to Duluth next Wednesday for more coal for Ontario Power.
|Last December 13th, the Beluga Revolution brought the pieces for two cranes from Germany. Discharged by Lake Superior Warehousing, they stayed here until this weekend 22 Canadian and US trucks arrived to pick them up and take them to oil sands projects in Alberta, Canada. The job started this morning (12-5-09). All 22 trucks should be loaded and ready to go by Monday.|