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October 22, 2017
The barge Great Lakes Trader and tug Joyce L. VanEnkevort docked at the CN ore dock in Duluth earlier this month. The Great Lakes Trader, built in 2000, is 740-feet long, 78-feet wide and displaces 40,922 tons at design waterline, according to its owner, VanEnkevort tug & Barge, Inc., of Escanaba, Mich. The 135-foot long, 10,200 horsepower, twin screw Joyce L. VanEnkevort was built in 1997. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Advent of the tug-barge: Lake freighter yields to barge traffic on Great Lakes
October 22, 2017 - 6:00am
September 3, 2017
Taconite pellets are conveyed into large mounds near the CN ore docks in 2014. (Bob King / Forum News Service)
Third of taconite shipped from Duluth leaving US
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
August 18, 2017
Superior shipyard faces more lawsuits
August 18, 2017 - 5:33pm
August 10, 2017
Freighter grounded near Soo Locks
August 10, 2017 - 10:59am
August 4, 2017
Shana Aue, Archivist and Research Librarian at the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Jim Dan Hill Library, who oversees the collection. In the photos, Aue is displaying some of the mechanical and technical drawings of the Edmund Fitzgerald that are part of the Fraser Shipyards Collection. Courtesy of Fraser Shipyard
Grant improves access to Superior shipbuilding history
August 4, 2017 - 8:29am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 26, 2017
Fraser Shipyard collection available for research
May 26, 2017 - 9:10am
The Paul J. Martin sails slowly past the lighthouse on Wisconsin Point on Lake Superior. Proposed federal cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative threaten to eliminate a partnership that has produced results for the Great Lakes environment and economy, according to advocates calling on Congress to restore $300 million in funding. Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com
Federal budget cuts threaten Great Lakes
May 26, 2017 - 9:06am
May 16, 2017
The Federal Yukon sits at anchor in Lake Superior near Duluth May 9. (Clint Austin /caustin@duluthnews.com)
Shipping season off to a strong start
May 16, 2017 - 10:29am
Twin Ports shipbuilding helps war effort
May 16, 2017 - 8:16am
April 25, 2017
SS Meteor adds new exhibits
April 25, 2017 - 8:27am
Fraser Shipyards settles case involving 'hot work' safety
April 25, 2017 - 8:23am
April 13, 2017
Fraser Shipyards employee dies from injuries; company cited
April 13, 2017 - 11:19am
April 10, 2017
Fraser employee dies of injuries
April 10, 2017 - 3:54pm
April 3, 2017
After receiving an Epicurean cutting board as a gift from Duluth Mayor Emily Larson, Captain Costelus Morosanu and the mayor laugh about how he'll need the board to prepare some of the other food gifts he received in the first ship ceremony Monday afternoon. The event was held outside the ship's pilot house. Bob King / Forum News Service
First oceangoing vessel of season arrives in Duluth
April 3, 2017 - 7:09pm