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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 6, 2017
The Roger Blough shown during the aftermath of its grounding in May 2016 in Whitefish Bay. U.S. Coast Guard photo
Report IDs mariners' errors in Blough ship grounding
August 6, 2017 - 9:45am
June 24, 2017
Iron ore shipments up in Twin Ports
June 24, 2017 - 10:00pm
April 1, 2017
The end of the dock on Max Taubert's 14 acres of property along Superior Bay offers a unique of the Aerial Lift Bridge and the coming and going of ships in the harbor. Bob King / Forum News Service
A private perspective: Business owners wonder about port plan
April 1, 2017 - 9:02pm
March 22, 2017
Jason Fyten of Munger, a self-described boat nerd, waves at the outgoing Roger Blough while holding a "Boat Watcher" flag. The Blough, a laker, was the first ship of the season to depart the Twin Ports. Bob King / Forum News Serviceplay button
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
March 22, 2017 - 3:23pm
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Duluth ship canal lighthouses added to National Register
December 2, 2016 - 9:11pm
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