Ships in the Port of Thunder Bay

The Algoma Equinox loading grain at the Richardson Elevator - September 17 2017
The Algoma Equinox loading grain at the Richardson Elevator – September 17 2017

Thunder Bay – Thunder Bay at the head of Lake Superior on the Canadian side is a busy port that has ships from around the world that arrive with cargo, and depart with cargo.

On September 7 2017 the Federal Danube assisted by the Valour and the Glenada docked at the Richardson Elevator at the Current River.

Here are some of the ships that have been in the Port of Thunder Bay during the 2017 Shipping Season

Call Sign: PCYE Flag: Netherlands [NL] AIS Vessel Type: Cargo Gross Tonnage: 14224 Deadweight: 23000 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 169.75m × 20.4m Year Built: 2014
The Reggeborg – Call Sign: PCYE Flag: Netherlands [NL]
AIS Vessel Type: Cargo Gross Tonnage: 14224 – Deadweight: 23000 t
Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 169.75m × 20.4m – Year Built: 2014
The HHL Amur at Keefer Terminal
The HHL Amur at Keefer Terminal
Vessel Details: Call Sign: D5CV2 – Flag: Liberia [LR] – AIS Vessel Type: Cargo
Gross Tonnage: 9611 – Deadweight: 12678 t – Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 138.11m × 21.36m
Year Built: 2009
Call Sign: PHHD Flag: Netherlands [NL] AIS Vessel Type: Cargo Gross Tonnage: 11864 Deadweight: 17356 t Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 143m × 21.75m Year Built: 2006
The Wagenborg Arneborg – Call Sign: PHHD – Flag: Netherlands [NL];  – AIS Vessel Type: Cargo – Call Sign: PHHD – Gross Tonnage: 11864 – Deadweight: 17356 t – Length Overall x Breadth Extreme: 143m × 21.75m  – Year Built: 2006
Richardson Terminals Main location at Thunder Bay - The Kaministiquia loading grain
Richardson Terminals Main location at Thunder Bay – The Kaministiqua loading grain
Cuyahoga on the Kam River in Thunder Bay loading coal
Cuyahoga on the Kam River in Thunder Bay loading coal
The Federal Danube loading in Thunder Bay Ontario
The Federal Danube loading in Thunder Bay Ontario
Federal Elbe
The Federal Elbe docked and taking on a load of grain at the Port of Thunder Bay, as a small flock of Canada Geese fly in the foreground
The McKeil Evans Spirit loading on May 5 2017 at Richardson Terminal
The McKeil Evans Spirit loading on May 5 2017 at Richardson Terminal
ISA on Mission River - May 2 2017 - Photo by Ken Cyrette
ISA on Mission River – May 2 2017 – Photo by Ken Cyrette
The Federal Kivalina in Thunder Bay moored outside the break wall. This Marshall Island flagged vessel is a 200 metre long cargo ship with a gross tonnage of 20659 tonnes
The Federal Kivalina in Thunder Bay moored outside the break wall. This Marshall Island flagged vessel is a 200 metre long cargo ship with a gross tonnage of 20659 tonnes
Polstream ISA - Cyprus Flagged Vessel out by Welcome Islands in Thunder Bay. The ISA was heading down to Montreal
Polstream ISA – Cyprus Flagged Vessel out by Welcome Islands in Thunder Bay. The ISA was heading down to Montreal
Federal Columbia in the Port of Thunder Bay. Shot April 29 2017 - Note the snow on the ground following a late season storm.
Federal Columbia in the Port of Thunder Bay. Shot April 29 2017 – Note the snow on the ground following a late season storm.
The Saganow - April 29 2017 in Thunder Bay
The Saganow – April 29 2017 in Thunder Bay
The Saganaw at the Elevator shot by Fisherman's Park - April 29 2017
The Saganaw at the Elevator shot by Fisherman’s Park – April 29 2017
The Drawsko - Registered in the Bahamas - 190m × 23.76m - Shot April 29 2017 at Canada Malting in Thunder Bay
The Drawsko – Registered in the Bahamas – 190m × 23.76m – Shot April 29 2017 at Canada Malting in Thunder Bay
The Federal Clyde with Thunder Bay's iconic Sleeping Giant in the background.
The Federal Clyde with Thunder Bay’s iconic Sleeping Giant in the background. Taken April 21 2017 – The ship loaded and departed for Montreal on Sunday April 23 2017.

Algoma Guardian at Current River

The Algoma Guardian on April 21 2017
The Algoma Guardian on April 21 2017
Algoma Guardian
The Algoma Guardian at the Elevator at the mouth of the Current River viewed from Fisherman’s Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
The MV Saginaw a grain carrier in the Port of Thunder Bay
The MV Saginaw a grain carrier in the Port of Thunder Bay
Algoma Equinox, Great Lakes, Port of Thunder Bay
Loading Grain in Thunder Bay onboard the Algoma Equinox
The bridge onboard the Algoma Equinox
The bridge onboard the Algoma Equinox

Read our full coverage of the Algoma Equinox.

Canada Steamship Lines:

The Canada Steamship Lines Thunder Bay - Photo by Ken Cyrette
The Canada Steamship Lines Thunder Bay – Photo by Ken Cyrette

Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin

The Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin a Canada Steamship Lines freighter loading in the Port of Thunder Bay (April 21 2017)
The Rt. Hon. Paul J. Martin a Canada Steamship Lines freighter loading in the Port of Thunder Bay (April 21 2017)
Canada Steamship Lines St Laurent
The Canada Steamship Lines St Laurent steaming downbound in Thunder Bay – shot on May 17 2017
Canada Steamship Lines Baie Comeau at Canada Malting
Canada Steamship Lines Baie Comeau at Canada Malting
Painting the Canada Steamship Lines Baie Comeau at Canada Malting in Thunder Bay on May 23 2017.
Painting the Canada Steamship Lines Baie Comeau at Canada Malting in Thunder Bay on May 23 2017.
CSL TADOUSSAC
CSL TADOUSSAC (Image April 21 2017)
CSL Oakglen
Canada Steamship Lines Oakglen on May 5 2017 – A rainy late afternoon in Thunder Bay

Port of Thunder Bay Facilities

Keefer Terminal in Thunder Bay
Keefer Terminal in Thunder Bay
Crane at Keefer Terminal in Thunder Bay
Crane at Keefer Terminal in Thunder Bay
The Port of Thunder Bay had a fantastic September - with more cargo volume since September 1997
The Port of Thunder Bay had a fantastic September in 2016 – with more cargo volume since September 1997
Canada Malting - Port of Thunder Bay
Canada Malting – Port of Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay looking eastward over Lake Superior
Thunder Bay looking eastward over Lake Superior
Richardson Main Terminal - Thunder Bay Ontario
Richardson Main Terminal – Thunder Bay Ontario

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