House of Representatives Gives Corps of Engineers Marching Orders: Finish Soo Lock Cost/Benefit Study Now!

House of Representatives Gives Corps of Engineers Marching Orders: Finish Soo Lock Cost/Benefit Study Now!

The Soo Locks’ critical role in the national defense of the United States has prompted the House of Representatives to direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to accelerate their project to build a second …
Jun 7, 2018 /  Curious
Update: Motor vessel Roger Blough safely anchored in Waiska Bay

Update: Motor vessel Roger Blough safely anchored in Waiska Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond as the motor vessel Roger Blough is safely anchored in Waiska Bay, Saturday afternoon, after the vessel ran aground May 27 on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in …
Jun 6, 2016 /  Accidents
Update: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier Roger Blough remains aground in Lake Superior

Update: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier Roger Blough remains aground in Lake Superior

The U.S Coast Guard continues to monitor and respond to the motor vessel Roger Blough, Monday, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Plans continue to progress …
May 31, 2016 /  Accidents
Motor Vessel Roger Blough hard aground on Gros Cap Reef in Lake Superior

Motor Vessel Roger Blough hard aground on Gros Cap Reef in Lake Superior

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to monitor the motor vessel Roger Blough after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior. Self Discharging Bulk Carrier - Roger …
May 29, 2016 /  Vessels
German freighter held in Lake Superior by federal environmental probe

German freighter held in Lake Superior by federal environmental probe

An oceangoing bulk freighter anchored for nearly two weeks in Lake Superior is being held outside Duluth, Minnesota, while the U.S. Coast Guard investigates potential environmental law violations. The Cornelia, a …
Nov 18, 2015 /  All
Several ships trapped in Lake Superior ice

Several ships trapped in Lake Superior ice

The icy situation at Lake Superior has continued to make life harder for shipping operators this week, forcing one freighter at minimum to go back to port due to sustained hull damages. The 63-year-old Kaye …
Apr 8, 2015 /  Accidents