MESABI MINER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MESABI MINER
    • Operator : INTERLAKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY, THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Dry Bulk (Other) Carrier
    • Vessel Type : Bulk Carrier
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 16000
  • Location
    • City : CLEVELAND
    • STATE : OH
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 29629
    • Full Load Capacity : 70896 Short ton
  • Size
    • Register length : 990.6 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 105 Feet
    • Overall Length : 1004 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 105 Feet
    • Load draft : 28.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 23 Feet
    • Height : 101 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1977
    • EQUIP1 : SELF-UNLOADER
    • Coast Guard Number : 581479

INTERLAKE STEAMSHIP COMPANY, THE

  • Area of Operation : GREAT LAKES -- DULUTH, MN TO BUFFALO, NY
  • Principal Commodity : ORE, COAL, LIMESTONE AND GRAIN

HERBERT C. JACKSON

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

HON. JAMES L. OBERSTAR

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JAMES R BARKER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

JOHN SHERWIN

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

KAYE E. BARKER

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

LEE A. TREGURTHA

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

PAUL R. TREGURTHA

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

STEWART J. CORT

  • Type : Bulk Carrier
  • Construction : Steel

DOROTHY ANN

  • Type : Tugboat
  • Construction : Steel

PATHFINDER

  • Type : Covered Dry Cargo Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Winter Work on the Great Lakes

Along the 1,600-mile, ice gray arch of the St Lawrence Seaway, the 2020 Great Lakes commercial shipping season will lurch back to life on March 25 when the Soo Locks at Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. reopen.The ceremonial opening signals a passage with passable ice and the 114th Great Lakes season for its fleet of 45 venerable lakers.

More Bad News for Bulkers, as South African Ports Close for Mineral Exports

More Bad News for Bulkers, as South African Ports Close for Mineral Exports

South Africa's main export terminals will be closed to mineral exports from midnight on Thursday when a nationwide 21-day lockdown over coronavirus begins, disrupting copper supply chains linking major producer Zambia to Asian consumers.Miners in the Zambian copper belt typically transport copper overland to South Africa's ports, where it is exported mainly to China

China Iron Ore Recoups Losses Amid Stimulus Hopes

China Iron Ore Recoups Losses Amid Stimulus Hopes

China's iron ore futures erased earlier losses to end flat on Thursday, regaining support as miner Vale SA said it may temporarily halt activities at its Malaysian distribution center as a safety measure against the coronavirus pandemic.Iron ore's most-traded contract on the Dalian Commodity Exchange steadied at 678 yuan ($95.76) a tonne, after tumbling 5.8% earlier in the session.

BHP Mulls World's First LNG-Powered Fleet

BHP Mulls World's First LNG-Powered Fleet

Global miner BHP Group may award contracts worth close to $1bln to companies bidding to build the world’s first fleet of bulk ships fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).According to a report from the Sydney Morning Herald, the contracts could be awarded in the next three months after reviewing 17 bids from gas producers, shipbuilders and financial institutions.

Cheap Gas Killing US Coal -Rystad

Cheap Gas Killing US Coal -Rystad

A new study revealed that coal power is being replaced by cleaner energy sources in the US – primarily due to an abundance of cheap natural gas.According to Rystad Energy, new renewable energy capacity from solar and wind is on the rise in the US, and April 2019 marked the first month when more electricity was generated in the country from renewable sources than from coal.

Baltic Index Falls on Sliding Capesize Rates

Baltic Index Falls on Sliding Capesize Rates

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell for a second straight session on Wednesday to its biggest one-day decline in nearly six months, as rates for capesize vessels fell after a strong run.The Baltic index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell 7%, or 151 points, to 2,014 points, its biggest one-day drop since January 31.

China's Iron Ore Imports Jump in April

China's Iron Ore Imports Jump in April

China's iron ore imports in April rose 11.4% from a month earlier on robust demand from steelmakers, as downstream sectors started to emerge from lockdowns to contain the coronavirus epidemic.Arrivals of the steelmaking ingredient were 95.71 million tonnes last month, data released on Thursday by the General Administration of Customs showed.That compares with imports of 85.

BHP to Expand Iron Ore Exports from Port Hedland

BHP to Expand Iron Ore Exports from Port Hedland

Miner BHP Group said on Tuesday it plans to expand its iron ore export capacity from Port Hedland, the largest global shipping hub for the steel-making commodity, by up to 40 million tonnes a year to 330 million tonnes a year.The move comes as improvements across BHP’s supply chain have opened the way to raise shipments if market conditions allow, Tim Day

South African Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

South African Ports Remain Open Despite Lockdown

South Africa's ports remain open to all types of cargo despite a nationwide 21-day lockdown though essential goods should be prioritized, the Department of Transport said in a notice."(The) government has now decided that in the interest of ensuring a functional supply chain across all ports, that all cargoes will be accepted for loading and off-loading," said the notice, which was dated March 31.

Indonesia Revokes Rule Requiring Domestic Ships for Some Exports

Indonesia Revokes Rule Requiring Domestic Ships for Some Exports

Indonesia's government will revoke rules requiring exporters of coal and palm oil to use domestic shipping companies for shipments, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan told reporters on Wednesday.Indonesia, the world's biggest thermal coal exporter, issued regulations in 2018 requiring its coal and palm oil exporters to use domestic shipping companies

Vale cuts Iron Ore Sales Outlook Range

Brazilian iron ore miner Vale on Monday said it now expects sales of iron ore and pellets to be between 307 million and 312 million tonnes in 2019, further reducing its full-year outlook as it grapples with the aftermath of a deadly dam burst.Vale has been compelled to halt production at various facilities because of safety worries after the collapse of a tailings dam in the town of Brumadinho

Port Hedland Sept Iron Ore liftings to China Dip

Port Hedland Sept Iron Ore liftings to China Dip

Iron ore shipments to China from Australia's Port Hedland terminal, the world's biggest iron ore port, fell more than 5% in September from a month earlier, port data showed on Tuesday.Shipments to China totalled 36.05 million tonnes in September, down from 38.14 million tonnes in August, the Pilbara Ports Authority said.Overall iron ore shipments totalled 41.