Ships Wintering in Duluth

Ships Wintering in Duluth
January 13, 2016 Lea Vigi

Ships Wintering in Duluth

With the arrival of ice on the Great Lakes, the Soo Locks are scheduled to close to shipping at midnight this Friday.   The Port of Duluth-Superior is expecting seven lakers to winter over in their harbor, including the Herbert C. Jackson, which is taking advantage of the break for a major repowering project at the Frasier Shipyard. The last “saltie” left Duluth the week before Christmas, in order to clear the St. Lawrence Seaway before it closed on December 31st.   The Soo Locks are scheduled to reopen on March 25th, 2016.

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