Grounded bulk carrier Mississagi successfully refloated in St. Marys River

Grounded bulk carrier Mississagi successfully refloated in St. Marys River
Cargo from the grounded 603-foot Canadian bulk carrier Mississagi (right) is offloaded onto a barge as lightering operations commenced to refloat the vessel April 25, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Traverse City) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — The grounded 603-foot Canadian bulk carrier Mississagi was successfully refloated on the St. Marys River following operations to offload approximately...

Lightering operations to begin on vessel aground in St. Marys River

Lightering operations to begin on vessel aground in St. Marys River
The motor vessel Mississagi sits aground in the lower St. Marys River near De Tour Village, Mich., April 22, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City) SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Lightering operations of the 603-foot bulk carrier Mississagi, which ran aground in the St. Marys River near De Tour Village, Michigan early Wednesday, will commence Saturday following...