Navy Week is being celebrated right now! This week long event is something that the Navy has been doing since 2005. My most memorable Navy Week was when Andy Baldwin (a former bachelor contestant who is also a Navy doctor came to town). ;) This year, members of the USS Minnesota will be in the Northland to give us insight to what it is they do and what the Navy is all about.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announced the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., are closed to navigation to undergo annual maintenance and repairs.
What are the Soo Locks used for?
They enable ships to sail between Lake Superior and the lower Great Lakes. Wat...
Whether you're walking the dog, checking out the waves or even training for Grandma’s Marathon (which isn't easy with the snow and ice), use extreme caution around the Aerial Lift Bridge. It never occurs to me that there could be potential danger lurking above me, other than from the pigeons and seagulls.
This is a sure sign that Spring is here to stay. The first oceangoing vessel of the 2011 shipping season arrived in the Port of Duluth-Superior this morning. The Cyprus-flagged Federal Leda (Lee-da) sailed beneath the Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge at 7:10 a.m.
Her arrival marked the first saltwater vessel (“saltie”) into the Twin Ports this year to have transited the Great Lake St. Lawrence Seaway