Archives for March 2013

Federal Hunter is first salt water ship in 2013

She came in at 58 minutes after midnight on March 30, 2013. … [Read more...]

Federal Hunter will be here; first salt water ship of the season

The Federal Hunter will make her 10th trip to the Twin Ports today (March 29, 2013) or tomorrow, marking the earliest date in a new season a salt water vessel has arrived in the Twin Ports. She will break the record the LT Argosy set when she arrived here on April 1, 1995. The Federal Hunter started this trip in Rostock, Germany, where she loaded 27,500 tons of calcium … [Read more...]

Watch the Mackinaw azipods in action

The Mackinaw has a unique method to break open large ice fields … [Read more...]

Indiana Harbor comes in for fuel

Listen to her whistle as she comes in: After spending the winter at Lakehead Pipeline in Superior, the Indiana Harbor departed using the Superior entry and came around to use the Duluth entry to come in for fuel (March 23, 2013, Saturday around 1 pm. She will depart later today for Two Harbors to load her first cargo of the year, iron ore … [Read more...]

Mesabi Miner first to depart

The Mesabi Miner departed Duluth this morning (March 20, 2013) at 9:30 am, on her way to Marquette to discharge a cargo of coal. She will return here Saturday to load iron ore pellets. She was the first departure of the season for Duluth Superior, she will be the first arrival in Marquette and she will become the first arrival here when she returns on Saturday. … [Read more...]