Wind turbine blades at anchor off Duluth piers

  On April 18th, the Johanna C (above) was off just off the coast of Newfoundland and due in Montreal on the 19th on her way to Duluth. She arrived Montreal on the 21st. By the 26th, she was in the Welland Canal, at Detroit on the 27th and at the Soo Locks on the 28th. She arrived off the Duluth piers last night (April 29th) as the sun was setting and dropped her … [Read more...]

Bringing clay for local paper mills from Brazil

The Lady Doris came into port on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 10:30 am with a cargo of Kaolin clay she loaded in Brazil. A local Great Lakes Towing tug met her after she came under the Lift Bridge and assisted while the ship moved up to the Port Terminal. To discharge the cargo, the ship needed to be tied up to the dock with bow pointing forward (toward downtown … [Read more...]