Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping Online

Return to News

Previous Gallery
Next Gallery

News Photo Gallery
May 8 - 16, 2017


 


5/14 - Welland Canal
  - Bill Bird


The Welland Canal was closed Saturday afternoon, May 13th. Federal Cedar was stuck in Lock 5 East.

The problem was an oil leak in the flight locks due to the malfunctioning of canal equipment. A boom was placed at the north end of Lock 4 east.

Workers test the water to make sure the spillage is contained.

Even when traffic resumed shortly after noon Sunday, Federal Cedar stayed put. Downbound ships used the west side of the locks meaning upbounders would have to wait. It wasn't until after supper that Federal Cedar would be underway.

Among those held up was Tim S Dool seen here entering Lock 7.
Dool had a cargo of iron ore for Arcelor Mittal Dofasco in Hamilton. 

Water problems of a different nature at Port Dalhousie, west of the canal.

High water levels of Lake Ontario have the pier walls under water. The top of a bench and a bit of a ladder can be seen on the west side.

On the east, the Dalhousie Yacht Club is under siege.

A wider view.

Despite cool brisk winds, a couple of sailors decided to try their luck on the lake.
       


5/12 and 5/16 - Alpena
- Ben & Chanda McClain


Cuyahoga

Duluth and Sarah B. with barges and equipment
     


5/14 and 5/15 - Detroit
- Chris Byczek


HHL Rhine

Huron Maid

CSL Assiniboine

Joseph H. Thompson

Paul R. Tregurtha

Edwin H. Gott
   


5/13 - Erie
- Brian Wroblewski


Indiana Harbor at the Donjon Shipyard.
       


5/10 - Marblehead
- U.S. Coast Guard


Crewmember airlifted off Joseph H. Thompson, Jr.

See the BoatNerd news page on May 12th for more details.
     


5/16 - St. Marys River
- Graham Grattan


Mesabi Miner

Algoma Discovery


5/9, 5/10 and 5/16 - Sainte Catherine and South Shore Canal
- Roland Van Bulck


John D. Leitch downbound in the Seaway South Shore Canal. 

Federal Kivalina sliding the wall at the Côte-Sainte-Catherine Lock.

Federal Danube downbound in the South Shore Canal.

Taïga Desgagnés downbound in the South Shore Canal near Ste-Catherine.

Mississagi downbound for Montreal.


5/13 and 5/14 - Sault Ste. Marie
- Rick Strevel


American Integrity

BBC Thames

Federal Cedar

Federal Danube

Federal Kivaline

Saginaw
       


5/5 through 5/14 - St. Clair River
- Richard Gebhart


Tecumseh

Joseph L. Block

Drawsko

Reestborg

Edgar B. Speer

Fuldaborg

Cedarglen

Algoway

Taïga Desgagnés

Fairchem Friesian

Atlantic Huron

Muntgracht
     

.

If you have images to contribute please e-mail news@boatnerd.net

 


Return to Great Lakes & Seaway Shipping

Copyright Boatnerd.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.