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April 18, 2018
Zebra mussels covered part of a buoy pulled from the Twin Ports harbor. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted against a bill that would have exempted ships ballast water, believed to be the pathway for many invasive species, from Clean Water Act regulation. (Duluth News Tribune file photo.)
Senate kills Coast Guard bill with ballast exemption
April 18, 2018 - 3:51pm
April 17, 2018
A provision in a Senate bill would exempt ships' ballast from regulation under the federal Clean Water Act, moving authority from the EPA to the Coast Guard. News Tribune file photo.
Senate bill would exempt ships from Clean Water Act
April 17, 2018 - 9:50am
March 24, 2018
Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
March 24, 2018 - 8:12am
March 21, 2018
Assisted by a Heritage Marine tug, the Erie Trader/Clyde S. VanEnkevort heads under the Aerial Lift Bridge on its way to Two Harbors to load iron ore Tuesday. The ship was the first of the season to leave Duluth. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com
Lake Superior opens for business: Tug-barge sets off to start shipping season
March 21, 2018 - 8:44am
January 12, 2018
CHS benefits from harbor assistance grant
January 12, 2018 - 9:12am
January 11, 2018
The eastern dock wall at Cenex Harvest States in Superior will have new sheet piling installed later this year with the help of a $1.7 million grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Harbor Assistance Program. (Submitted photo)
CHS benefits from harbor assistance grant
January 11, 2018 - 9:33am
January 3, 2018
 Five ships wait at anchor in the ice and fog on Lake Superior Monday afternoon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Arctic air anchors frozen freighters to bring Minn. shipping industry to a crawl
January 3, 2018 - 7:54am
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
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