Ice Breaking Operations Conclude

The Commander of the Sault Sainte Marie sector of the US Coast Guard has announced they have concluded all domestic ice breaking operations. With most of the ice in the western Great Lakes now melted, ice breaking in support of commercial navigation is no longer required. In the 95 days of the domestic ice breaking season, the 8 ice breaking assets combined to deliver 468 … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw Comes to Area this Wednesday

Starting this Wednesday, the US Coast Guard Cutter “Mackinaw” will be entering the bay of Green Bay at the Rock Island Passage to conduct several days of ice trials in the northern bay of Green Bay. While here, the “Mackinaw” will perform a series of operational tests to evaluate and record the performance of their shipboard systems in the thick plate ice. The cutter will … Continue reading

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