Duluth Seaway Port Authority

The Duluth Seaway Authority (DSPA). DSPA

Forty years ago next spring, the Twin Ports of Duluth, Minnesota, and Superior, Wisconsin, opened their arms to the world when they welcomed the British ship Ramon de Larrinaga. Read more




Their St. Louis River Quest passports in hand, a group of sixth-graders breezed into Station D5. Excitedly bobbing and weaving around a small aquarium set up on a table, the students from Holy Rosary School in Duluth immediately dove into work. Read more



Duluth Cargo Connect

A recent addition to the Duluth waterfront creates an international link via rail from the East, West and Gulf coasts. Read more


They Like to Move It, Move It

Diane Hilden

Want to show off your knowledge about the latest maritime activity and season around our Big Lake? This story will put you in the know. Read more



Courtesy Duluth Seaway Port Authority

The Last Saltie of 2013

The last oceangoing vessel to call on the Port of Duluth-Superior for the 2013 shipping season departed Thursday evening. The Orsula arrived Sunday to load nearly 22,000 metric tons (24,250 short tons) of durum wheat. Read more

Dec 19, 2013 10:50 AM Superior Notes

Duluth Port Authority Appoints New Executive Director

After a summer-long search for a new executive director, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority has hired transportation executive Vanta E. Coda II to run the agency. Read more

Sep 20, 2013 8:59 AM Superior Notes

Adolph Ojard

Courtesy Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Adolph Ojard, Executive Director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority, to Retire

Adolph Ojard, executive director of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority for the last 10 years, will retire this year, he announced Thursday. Read more

May 23, 2013 3:09 PM Superior Notes


Paul L. Hayden

The Last Boat of the Season

With the help of the US Coast Guard cutter Alder, the John G. Munson moved into Duluth harbor on Jan. 25. She was the final boat on the Lake this season. The Munson will spend the winter at Fraser Shipyards. Read more

Jan 24, 2013 3:46 PM Superior Notes

Twin Ports Ministry to Seafarers

John Weiss, courtesy Rochester Post-Bulletin

Operating from a former parish house in Duluth's West End, the Twin Ports Ministry to Seafarers helps crewmen in trouble, crewmen with family emergencies in their native countries and crewmen in need of just a friendly person to whom they can talk. Read more


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