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June 1, 2016
Responders place protective boom around the stern of the motor vessel Roger Blough, which ran aground on May 27, near Gros Cap Reefs Light in Lake Superior,  May 30, 2016. Responders deployed the boom strictly as a preventative measure around the location of the Blough's fuel tanks. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Merridith Morrison)
Elaborate plan develops to save grounded freighter
June 1, 2016 - 10:06am
May 25, 2016
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 A lawsuit has been filed against Fraser Shipyard in connection with lead exposure resulting from a retrofit of the Herbert C. Jackson, dry-docked in Superior last winter.
Suit filed in federal court against Fraser Shipyard, others for lead exposure
May 25, 2016 - 3:04pm
May 12, 2016
Two surfers wait for the right waves off of Park Point in December 2015 as the Cornelia sits at anchor in the distance. The 575-foot-long saltie spent six weeks detained off the shore of Duluth during an investigation last year. (file photo / News Tribune
Charges filed in connection with saltie’s long detainment in Duluth
May 12, 2016 - 9:43am
March 31, 2016
Lead concerns halt Fraser Shipyards project
March 31, 2016 - 3:23pm
March 4, 2016
Ice breaking begins in Duluth/Superior harbor
March 4, 2016 - 9:54am
December 22, 2015
Chad Anderson uses water jets to machine a part Thursday morning at Northern Engineering in Superior. The company completed it’s third expansion in its nearly 100-year history. (Jed Carlson /
Still growing at 100
December 22, 2015 - 8:27am
December 18, 2015
The 656-foot Federal Bering from the Marshall Islands loads grain at the CHS dock in Superior Tuesday afternoon. The ship is the last saltie to visit the Twin Ports for 2015.Clint Austin /
Last saltie of the season calls on Superior
December 18, 2015 - 7:00am
November 19, 2015
Saltie being held in Duluth for investigation of possible environmental violations
November 19, 2015 - 9:12am
October 27, 2015
Fednav first to treat ballast water
October 27, 2015 - 7:00am
October 23, 2015
Retired Congressman Dave Obey tours the Great Ships Initiative facility in 2009. The facility will help with freshwater testing of the BallastAce, which was installed on Fednav Limited's first ship designed to treat ballast water for invasive species, the Federal Biscay, which begins the certification process at the start of the 2016 shipping season in the St. Lawrence Seaway on the Great Lakes. (Jed Carlson/
Fednav launches first ship with ballast water treatment system
October 23, 2015 - 5:46pm
August 11, 2015
Calumet scraps idea of shipping oil on Great Lakes
August 11, 2015 - 8:34pm
July 7, 2015
JFC restores port funding
July 7, 2015 - 8:35am
May 26, 2015
The freighter Courtney Burton lists to starboard after getting caught in waves and thick ice and getting turned crosswise to the Duluth ship canal on April 8, 1980. The harbor tug Vermont (foreground) went to try to help but was blocked by the ice. The Burton eventually freed itself and reached safety on the open lake. The ship, later renamed the American Fortitude, was sent to a scrapyard this month. (News Tribune file photo)
Freighter from 1980 Duluth drama reaches end of its journey
May 26, 2015 - 10:40am
April 14, 2015
Duluth-Superior port recognized for cargo tonnage increases
April 14, 2015 - 7:00am
April 7, 2015
Twin Ports see increase in wind turbine shipments
April 7, 2015 - 2:28pm