Lemon tarts with a little salt

The Algomarine has been to the Twin Ports 65 times since 1996 (when I started counting vessel arrivals here). Half of those trips were made between 1996 and 1998. She made no trips here in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009. Today (December 17, 2013), she arrived for the second time this year, bringing a cargo of salt she discharged at the North American Salt dock in Duluth. Since … [Read more...]

Algomarine greets visitors to the ship canal

The Algomarine came into port on Friday afternoon, October 28th, 2011. She is here to load iron ore pellets at the CN dock in West Duluth. Listen to her whistle as she came under the Lift Bridge. … [Read more...]

Algomarine in Twin Ports harbor

Three US flagged thousand footers should be here today to load coal at Midwest Energy Resources in Superior. They will have to wait for the 730 foot, Canadian flagged Algomarine to finish up. It was due in shortly after midnight. Seldom seen in the Twin Ports, the Algomarine was just here one week ago. Since 2002, it has only visited here once earlier this year, and once last … [Read more...]

Algomarine departing Duluth

The Algomarine was here last July but before that, not since it made two trips here in the winter of 2002. As it did last year, it will be here to discharge salt. It was built in 1968 as the Lake Manitoba and was part of a fleet of boats that included the Algonorth and the Capt. Henry Jackman. Algoma Central purchased the Lake Manitoba in 1987 and gave the boat its current … [Read more...]

Algomarine makes rare visit

The Algomarine, a boat that has not been here since it made two trips here in the winter of 2002, will be here today discharging salt. It is anticipated to arrive shortly after midnight and with a six hour discharge, may be departing the port sometime this morning. It was built in 1968 as the Lake Manitoba and was part of a fleet of boats that included the Algonorth and the … [Read more...]