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Cargo Oddity In January Caps ‘Solid Season’ In Port Of Duluth-Superior

February 10, 2020

Coal experienced its lowest total since 1985.     Among the 33.5 million tons of cargo moved in the port of Duluth-Superior for the 2019-20 season, one shipment stood out. It came near the end of the campaign, when the 704-foot lake freighter H. Lee White loaded with 18,015 tons of spring wheat on Jan.…

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Wind cargo boosts freight tons at Port of Duluth-Superior

January 8, 2020

After handling 306,000 freight tons of wind turbines and components last year, the Port of Duluth-Superior has strong expectations for similar growth in 2020, driven largely by the federal production tax credit (PTC) for wind development, which has triggered massive wind development in the United States, including in the Midwest. Duluth-Superior, on the St. Lawrence Seaway…

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Port of Duluth-Superior Celebrating Another Record Breaking Year

December 18, 2019

The port also saw a record amount of wind energy products with 306,000 freight tons, the most ever into Duluth. The Port of Duluth-Superior’s shipping season is drawing to a close and the Great Lakes busiest port is still a very busy place. According to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority the port is on pace…

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Port of Duluth-Superior seeing record-breaking year

November 11, 2019

DULUTH, MN — Having a record year. That’s the message from the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in the midst of the shipping season. “It’s been a good season so far. It’s been solid,” said Jayson Hron, Director of Communications and Marketing for the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. Hron said thanks to Mother Nature’s force the shipping…

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Port of Duluth-Superior receives award for shipping season tonnage increase

May 29, 2019

  The Duluth-Superior Port has received an award for seeing an increase in international cargo tonnage increase during the 2018 shipping season. The Pacesetter award, which is given by the U.S. Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, was presented to port officials Wednesday. Officials say the Duluth-Superior port saw an 11.5% increase of international cargo shipments,…

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Port of Duluth-Superior berths Pacesetter Award

May 22, 2019

  The United States Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation will present its 2018 Pacesetter Award to the Port of Duluth-Superior tomorrow as part of the region’s National Maritime Day festivities. The award salutes Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System ports that registered international cargo tonnage increases during the 2018 shipping season.   Duluth Seaway Port…

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Port of Duluth-Superior has best shipping season in five years

February 1, 2019

Resurgence in taconite industry led to a big jump in the 2018 shipping season. The Port of Duluth-Superior finished the 2018 shipping season with the best iron ore shipments in five years, signaling a solid recovery for the recently ailing taconite industry. Total port shipments grew 7 percent from 2017 to 35.9 million tons of…

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Shipping Port of Duluth-Superior Up in 2018

February 1, 2019

  Shipments moved through the Port of Duluth-Superior were up for 2018. The port handled over 35.9 million short tons of cargo in 2018, up slightly from the 35.3 million tons moved in 2017, according to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. But it was an even stronger year for shipments of iron ore, which were…

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Partner Spotlight – Port of Duluth-Superior

March 28, 2018

Located at the western-most point of Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border, the Port of Duluth-Superior is considered the “bulk cargo capital” of the Great Lakes. Economy Truly the start of the seaway system, the Port of Duluth-Superior connects the U.S. and Canadian heartland to the rest of the world. It is the backbone of…

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Port of Duluth-Superior to commemorate National Maritime Day

May 19, 2016

Port of Duluth-Superior to commemorate National Maritime Day

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2016 commercial shipping season gets underway Tuesday in Port of Duluth-Superior

March 21, 2016

2016 commercial shipping season gets underway in Port of Duluth-Superior

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Media Advisory-New Fednav ship at Port of Duluth-Superior

December 14, 2015

MediaAdvisory-Federal Bering at Port of Duluth-Superior

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Twin Cities Business magazine profiles Port of Duluth-Superior

May 1, 2015

Twin Cities Business magazine profiles Port of Duluth-Superior

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Sure Sign of Spring… 2015 Shipping Season to Get Underway Monday in Port of Duluth-Superior

March 20, 2015

Sure Sign of Spring… 2015 Shipping Season to Get Underway Monday in Port of Duluth-Superior

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Duluth-Superior port on pace for banner year

October 18, 2019

Wheat, wind turbines helping boost tonnage total while high-water levels present “challenge and opportunity” An increase in overseas wheat exports from the port of Duluth-Superior is keeping the port’s overall tonnage on pace to beat its 2018 totals and five-year average. Through Aug. 31, exports of grain were up 5% compared to the same time…

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