Category Archives: Great Lakes Updates

664-foot freighter is last one through as Michigan’s Soo Locks close for winter

By Tanda Gmiter | SAULT STE. MARIE, MI – In the final days of the winter shipping season on the Upper Great Lakes, there’s always a little bit of […]

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Cold snap has Great Lakes icing up fast, grinding freighters to a halt

The Great Lakes cumulatively went from 3.3% to 9.4% ice covered in just five days, from Dec. 22 through Wednesday, with continued cold temperatures expected to keep that number rising […]

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