Coast Guard will 'platoon' icebreakers in Twin Ports
By: Brady Slater, Duluth News Tribune
As the Twin Ports enters the winter season without a home-based icebreaker, the U.S. Coast Guard's regional headquarters affirmed Wednesday the port would be covered.
“The icebreaking needs of Duluth-Superior will be met with a Coast Guard asset,” said Mark Gill, director of vessel traffic services based at the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
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