9 June 2024






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After yesterday – Saturday 8th June , 2024 we reported that the bulker MICHIPICOTEN collided with something underwater on Lake Superior and had water ingress (  has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She was loaded with taconite when she began to take on water after  colliding with something underwater.

Taconite is a low-grade iron ore, which according to the , is mined from the Mesabi Iron Range near Hibbing and transported from Duluth to different ports around the Great Lakes region


Later on Saturday 8th June, 2024 , the bulker successfully able made it to the Port of Thunder Bay and berthed at Keefer Terminal with the 1943 built tug  GLENADA assisting from Thunder Bay Tug Services. During her  journey from Isle Royale was both USCG Helicopters, Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Search and Rescue, among others.

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