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 year. The Walter J. … [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 name. One year later, a … [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 Capt. Henry Jackman. … [Read more...]