Category: Shipping

The "Arthur M. Anderson" (©James Stemwedel)

The SS Arthur M. Anderson

SS Arthur M. Anderson is a cargo ship of the laker type. It is famous for being the last ship to be in contact with SS Edmund Fitzgerald before Fitzgerald sank...

Tug Boat "North Carolina" breaking ice as the Kaye E. Barker began her journey to the Soo Locks

Shipping Begins!

  James Stemwedel is a Senior Surveyor with American Bureau of Shipping, Duluth/Superior, and a former ship captain.

Spring Ice Breaking

This post was originally published on this site Photojournalist Derek Montgomery and MPR News bring amazing images of the annual breaking of the ice on the Duluth...

First Vessel Clears Soo Locks

This post was originally published on this siteSteward J. Cort Opens Shipping Season The first vessel of the 2019 maritime shipping season passed through the Soo Locks...

Video: First Ship Leaves Twin Ports

This post was originally published on this siteDuluth News Tribune The Kaye E. Barker makes its way under the Aerial Lift Bridge Friday afternoon. The laker was the...

First Vessel Leaves Port for 2019 Season

This post was originally published on this siteAt 12:12 p.m. Friday, the Kaye E. Barker, operated by the Interlake Steamship Co., became the first laker to pass under...

2019 Shipping Season Opens

This post was originally published on this sitePorts of Duluth & Superior Open Wednesday’s arrival of United States Coast Guard Cutters Alder and Mackinaw...